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Immigration Advice based upon the MAC Report
  • COVID-19 Legal Right to Work Check Concessions End on 20 June 2021

    The UK Home Office has provided employers with latitude in meeting Legal Right to Work (LRTW) Compliance requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic through a series of concessions. One such concession enables employers to conduct right to work checks remotely, thus not requiring employees or HR personnel to be physically present in an office for the… Read More

  • Passport

    Is it legal to use coronavirus passports in the UK?

    The vaccination programme has been very successful, with over 30 million adults receiving their first inoculations and over 4 million, their second. Until the last few months, the UK government said that requiring coronavirus passports in order to access certain services and foreign travel was discriminatory and therefore would not be adopted.  This view now… Read More

  • Immigration Advice based upon the MAC Report

    Migration Advisory Committee: Call for Evidence

    The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) is a body of independent expert economists retained by Government to advise on immigration policy reform in the context of prevailing labour market and UK business needs. The MAC undertakes extensive labour market and stakeholder research before publishing recommendations for change following commissions from the Home Office. A MAC review… Read More

  • CoronaVirus

    Paid Time Off for Vaccination

    A recent poll of 1000 private sector employers conducted by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) reveals that only 45% of firms are offering workers paid leave to attend their COVID-19 vaccination appointments. The TUC said the findings were particularly concerning as jabs start to be offered to younger people, who make up a large part… Read More

  • What does the COVID pandemic mean for EU Citizens living outside the UK with EU Pre-Settled or Settled Status?

    As we approach the deadline for applying under the EU Settlement Scheme (30 June 2021) and a year on from when COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, those who have already applied under the scheme may be concerned about extended absences from the UK and the implications such absences may have for their long-term immigration… Read More

  • Immigration reform at the heart of the UK Government’s plan for growth

    To accompany this week’s budget, the UK Government published a 110-page policy document entitled Build Back Better: our plan for growth. The document sets out a detailed prospectus of how it proposes to rebuild the British economy following the COVID crisis and deliver on its promises to level up the country by distributing investment and… Read More

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