UK employers ‘walking tightrope’ with work visa compliance regulations
According to new research, up to 95 percent of UK employers risk having their Tier 5 or Tier 2 sponsorship licence revoked because they are unaware of serious sanctions that exist for failing to adhere to strict ‘right to work’ rules for overseas workers. A survey of 1,000 businesses, which currently hold a Tier 5….
Fast-track asylum appeal system planned by government
Plans to reintroduce time limits for the appeals of detained asylum seekers and foreign criminals against removal from the UK have been unveiled. A previous fast-track system was quashed in 2015 because judges said the rules were unlawful. New safeguards, including a case management review and strengthened powers for judges, would be introduced under the….
Man dies at Portland immigration removal centre
A man detained at an immigration removal centre in Dorset has died, the Home Office has said. The 43-year-old, who has not been named, died at The Verne, Portland, on Sunday. An investigation is under way. His death comes a month after campaigners raised concerns about the effects of detention on the 500 men held….