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Home Office to Introduce a new Health and Care Visa

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 29/07/2020 The Home Office are to introduce a new health and care visa which will come into effect from 4 August 2020 throughout the UK. The new visa will allow organisations to attract top healthcare professionals from around the world. There will be cost advantages for businesses and individuals alike regar...
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Pay and Conditions of Employment
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New Immigration System Edges a Step Closer

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 19/05/2020 The new points-based immigration system designed to replace freedom of movement with the EU has passed its second reading in Parliament. The immigration bill was approved by 351 votes to 252 – mainly due to the large Conservative majority in the House of Commons. The new immigration system is expec...
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Policies and Procedures
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New Immigration System From 1 January 2021 To Go Ahead Despite Covid-19

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 15/04/2020 The UK Government will continue to press ahead with its plan for a new post-Brexit points-based immigration system despite the economic uncertainties faced by the coronavirus pandemic following a Home Office statement released on 9 April. From 1 January 2021, freedom of movement of people within th...
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Policies and Procedures Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Homeworking May Be The New Normal, But What Are The Employment Law Challenges?

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 09/04/2020 In the space of weeks, remote working has moved from being a privilege enjoyed by the few to a new way of working for those of us who are lucky enough to be able to work from home (WFH). Many of us have now been mandated to work from home for the foreseeable future in an effort to stall the spread...
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COVID-19: Business Immigration Update

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 26/03/2020 COVID-19: Business Immigration Update Visas Extended Until 31 May 2020 Visa nationals who cannot return home due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be able to extend their visa until 31 May 2020. The extension announced by the Home Secretary Priti Patel, will apply to anyone whose leave expired after...
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Coronavirus/Covid-19
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An Overview of the Tier 1 and Tier 2 Visa Immigration System

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 28/01/2020 In this podcast, with Conor McCrory, Business Immigration Associate with Cleaver Fulton Rankin Solicitors, we discuss the Tier 1 and Tier 2 points-based immigration system in more detail. Transcript: Rolanda: Welcome to the Legal-Island podcast series in association with Cleaver Fulton Rankin Soli...
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Business Immigration Update with Cleaver Fulton Rankin

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 28/01/2020 In this podcast, with Conor McCrory, Business Immigration Associate with Cleaver Fulton Rankin Solicitors, we discuss the current immigration system in Northern Ireland and potential changes that may come in as a result of Brexit. Transcript: Rolanda: Welcome to The Legal-Island Podcast series in ...
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Contracts of Employment Podcast
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Brexit: What is the EU Settlement Scheme and How to Apply?

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 11/02/2019 Conor McCrory of Cleaver Fulton Rankin discusses the recently launched EU Settlement Scheme by the Home Office which is currently undergoing a pilot before the official launch date of 30 March 2019. EU Settlement Scheme Millions of EU citizens living in the UK will have until June 2021 to apply for...
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“Statement of Intent” on Settlement Scheme for EU Workers

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 27/07/2018 With the UK’s exit from the European Union slowly but surely approaching, the UK government has recently published its “Statement of Intent” on the new Settlement Scheme for EU nationals living in UK. This follows on from the agreement reached on the “implementation” period, which is to run between...
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Immigration Law for NI Employers: 30 Questions and Answers on Brexit

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 23/04/2018 In this Q&A article, Immigration and Employment Law experts Aisling Byrne and Nathan Campbell of Cleaver Fulton Rankin Solicitors, discuss key aspects of immigration law for NI employers, including implications of Brexit on immigration. The pair offer practical guidance for employers who have f...