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Immigration Advice based upon the MAC Report
  • CoronaVirus

    International Arrivals: Negative COVID Test Required

    The UK Government has announced that all international arrivals to England and Scotland from the week commencing 11 January 2021, including UK nationals, will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken up to 72 hours prior to departure. This will be on top of the mandatory 10 day self-isolation for arrivals not from… Read More

  • “Costs-Plus” and Indirect Age Discrimination

    A claim for indirect discrimination can be successfully defended if an employer is able to show that it was acting in a way which was “a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim”.  Whilst cost alone cannot amount to a justification for otherwise discriminatory practices, cost plus other factors (known as the “costs-plus” justification) may…. Read More

  • The Immigration Outlook for UK & USA in 2021 – Webinar

    Speakers Ben Sheldrick – Managing Partner Magrath Sheldrick LLP Kevin Foster MP, Minister for Future Borders and Immigration UK Immigration Meredith McEvoy, Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs, U.S. Embassy London Ray Rackham, Global Head of Immigration, HSBC Moderator Lizzy Burden, Economics Reporter, The TelegraphRead More

  • Protection From Detriment on Health and Safety Grounds Should Extend to “Workers”

    Under section 44 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (“Section 44”) employees have the right not to be subjected to any detriment by their employer where, for example, they do not come to work believing that doing so would place them in serious and imminent danger. Prior to the pandemic Section 44 was infrequently used… Read More

  • Skilled Worker Route

    The new Skilled Worker Route will go live on 1 December 2020. This route replaces the Tier 2 Sponsorship scheme and is at the core of the new approach to UK immigration policy as the country prepares to leave the EU single market on 31 December 2020. The Home Office has now published an extensive… Read More

  • US Immigration

    Immigration 2021

    We are delighted to announce that the Minister of State for Future Borders and Immigration has agreed to be the keynote speaker and panellist at the last of our virtual Immigration 2021 events on 30 November. As we approach the end of 2020, global mobility policy and practice is at an unprecedented juncture. Three exceptional… Read More

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