Immigration Update - April 2018

Immigration Update - April 2018

Immigration Update - April 2018

Welcome to the April 2018 edition of the immigration update - an e-bulletin providing an update on key immigration issues for employers.

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  1. Resident Labour Market Test must be a genuine attempt to recruit from the settled workforce

    A recent High Court decision in judicial review proceedings emphasises the importance of ensuring that the Resident Labour Test is carried out correctly.  In particular, it is crucial that sponsors consider all applications received against the... Read more
  2. Reminder - Annual Certificate of Sponsorship Allocation date approaching

    Sponsors are granted an allocation of unrestricted certificates of sponsorship each year and these cover the period from April of that year until April of the following year. In some cases the Home Office allocates these automatically.  However, those... Read more
  3. An update on the rights of EU citizens post Brexit

    As the Brexit deal begins, ever so slowly, to take shape, the UK Government has made welcome concessions on the position of EU migrants already in the UK or who are thinking of coming to the UK to live and work after Brexit. The Government has recently... Read more
  4. Round up of recent immigration changes

    Please see the following recent changes in immigration law. Application fee increases from 6 April 2018 As we’ve come to expect, Home Office application fees will increase from 6 April 2018.  Most application fees have been increased by around... Read more

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