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  • EU Settlement Scheme

    Today marked the start of the public test phase of the EU Settlement Scheme. The EU Settlement Scheme provides a basis, in line with the draft Withdrawal Agreement published on 14 November 2018, for EU citizens resident in the UK, and their family members, to apply for an UK immigration status. This will be required… Read More

  • British Citizens in Europe

    British Citizens and EU Member State Immigration Policy Preparing for a “no-deal” Brexit On Tuesday 15 January 2019 Members of Parliament (MPs) rejected the Withdrawal Agreement negotiated between the British government and the European Union. British nationals and their family members who are currently working and living in EU member states face immigration uncertainty if the UK leaves… Read More

  • Brexit – The Meaningful Vote

    Following extensive debate in the House, and more widely across the country as a whole, it appears likely that the Government’s deal will be rejected by MPs. What happens next? If the House approves the Withdrawal Agreement, a transitional period will commence at 11pm on 29th March 2019 that is set to last until 31st… Read More

  • Immigration Health Surcharge Increase

    The government has announced that the Immigation Health Surcharge paid by temporary migrants to the UK will increase from 8 January 2019 from £200 to £400 per person year. The discounted rate for students and those on the Youth Mobility Scheme will increase from £150 to £300 per person per year. The Immigration Health Surcharge… Read More

  • Brexit Immigration Advice

    Post-Brexit Immigration Policy White Paper Published

    The Government published its long-awaited White Paper on “The UK’s future skills-based immigration system”. With the UK’s impending departure from the EU in March 2019, the White Paper sets out how the UK Immigration Rules will change following the end of the Implementation Period (December 2020) when the EU Settlement Scheme ends the free movement… Read More

  • Employment Law advice relating to GDPR

    GDPR – the threat from within!

    Just as cyber security experts will tell you that one of the biggest threats to IT security is human error by employees, the same is clearly true of the risk of data breaches.  Not only are employees likely to be responsible for processing the personal data held by a business, and must therefore ensure they… Read More

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