The Tier 2 Immigration Skills Charge (ISC) was introduced by the Home Office on the 6th April 2017. The charge is payable when an employer sponsors an employee on a Tier 2 visa. If the organisation or business holds a Tier 2 sponsor licence and intends to sponsor a worker on a Tier 2 visa, they should consider whether the ISC is payable or exempt.
Whether you want to buy a house, get a job or simply hit the big city for some retail therapy, when moving to live in Britain, one of the first and most important steps is setting up a bank account. Ensuring that you hit the ground running, setting up a UK bank account provides you with both financial stability and security whilst living in Britain.
If you’re wondering how it’s best for you to go about setting up your UK bank account, then read our guide and learn the basics of the UK banking system.
If you are one planning to migrate to the UK or are already living in the UK as a migrant, it is always best for you to know the latest changes in UK immigration law as any changes made will affect you directly or indirectly.
In this regard, it is important to note that a new statement of changes was passed to the Parliament on the 7th December 2017 in the UK. These changes have come into effect from the 11th January 2018.
All those working migrants in UK receive a Certificate of Sponsorship (Cos) from their employer in order to work in that organisation. But what if the UK sponsor license of the employer gets revoked?
The Home Office established the Parent Route under Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules. The ELTRPT section (i.e. Eligibility Leave to Remain as a Parent) is meant for adults (over 18) who have a child in the UK. The child must be settled in the UK or be a British Citizen.
What if you are staying in the UK on UK spouse visa with your partners visa and now you and your partner are going to separate? You will lose your visa status once you divorce or separate from your partner. Staying in the UK on a spouse visa after divorce will not be possible but there are other visa categories for which you can apply and stay in UK. But, if you are not eligible for any other visa category, then unfortunately you might have to leave UK.
A UK visitor visa allows you to enter and stay in UK for a short period of time. The UK standard visitor visa has replaced a wide array of different visas, such as the family visitor visa, general visitor visa, business visitor visa, child visitor visa, sports visitor visa, entertainment visitor visa, prospective entrepreneur visitor visa and private medical treatment visitor visa.
When you go to UK to receive a private medical treatment then you need to apply for UK standard visitor visa as this visa has replaced several short term visa categories which include the Private Medical Treatment Visitor Visa.
As one of the leading countries in the world to do business in, the UK is a hotspot for some of the biggest global companies and brands in the world, and this makes it the ideal place for aspiring businessmen and entrepreneurs to come and work. However, as with any country, the UK has a number of laws, regulations and even customs that can make it a difficult place to navigate if you’re new to living within Britain.
Are you holding a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa in UK? Do you want to extend your visa? If the answer is yes, then you can apply for a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa extension. But what are the requirements and how long does it take to apply for an extension?