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Begin Your UK Journey: The Youth Mobility Scheme Visa
Youth Mobility Scheme Visa

Begin Your UK Journey: The Youth Mobility Scheme Visa

13 May 2024

Considering a journey through the historic streets of London, the scenic Highlands of Scotland, or the vibrant nightlife of Manchester? The Youth Mobility Scheme Visa might just be the opportunity you need. Here’s a simple guide to get you started on your UK journey. What is the Youth Mobility Scheme? It’s a brilliant opportunity for […]

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New Salary Rules and New SOC for Skilled Workers
Business Immigration

New Salary Rules and New SOC for Skilled Workers

13 May 2024

The Home Office has now published the new Immigration Rules, including the new SOC 2020, taking effect from April 2024. The new salary rules reflect the government’s efforts to prevent UK employers from hiring overseas migrant workers at low salaries, which the government believes is detrimental to the UK job market

Understanding the impact of AI in the workplace – Insights by Davenport Solicitors
Employment Law

Understanding the impact of AI in the workplace – Insights by Davenport Solicitors

29 April 2024

As the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) grows, the landscape of employment in the UK is undergoing significant shifts. With projections suggesting potential job losses and economic growth opportunities, it’s essential to understand the implications of AI adoption. At Davenport Solicitors, we delve into the complexities of AI’s impact on the UK job market and […]

Insights into the Care Worker Visa: Expert Analysis by Davenport Solicitors
Business Immigration

Insights into the Care Worker Visa: Expert Analysis by Davenport Solicitors

19 April 2024

In recent times, the visa system for care workers in the UK has faced scrutiny, particularly from key figures in immigration inspection. With criticisms raised by David Neal, the former Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, it’s crucial to understand the complexities surrounding care worker visas. A recent report from The Guardian sheds light […]

BRP or E-Visa
Business Immigration

BRP or E-Visa

27 March 2024

The UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) are developing a digital immigration system. It aims to replace physical immigration documents with an online record. These include: BRP card BRC card Vignetter (sticker) or endorsement stamp on passport The Home Office intends to cease issuing the above-mentioned physical documents entirely from 01 January 2025. We have observed […]

A Breakdown of 2024 UK Employment Law changes
Employment Law

A Breakdown of 2024 UK Employment Law changes

18 March 2024

In 2024, the landscape of employment law in the United Kingdom is undergoing significant transformations, impacting both employers and employees alike. These changes bring about crucial adjustments that necessitate a thorough understanding to ensure compliance and smooth operations within the workplace. Here are some of the significant changes that are expected to take place in […]

TUPE Explained for UK Employers: Your Essential Guide to Business Transfers
Employment Law

TUPE Explained for UK Employers: Your Essential Guide to Business Transfers

11 March 2024

Business transfers are frequently occurring events in the corporate world. Whether it involves a merger, an acquisition, or a change of service providers, such transactions can have a significant impact on the employees. Where there is a business transfer the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) are likely to apply. TUPE is specifically […]

Key Takeaways: What You Need to Know About the 2024 UK Immigration Law Changes
Business Immigration

Key Takeaways: What You Need to Know About the 2024 UK Immigration Law Changes

06 March 2024

The UK’s immigration landscape has undergone significant changes in 2024, bringing new considerations for employers and individuals seeking to work or live in the country.  From increased salary thresholds to changes in dependent visas, understanding these updates is crucial for navigating the evolving immigration system. Major Changes in the UK Immigration Law in 2024 Skilled […]

A Comprehensive Guide to the UK Skilled Worker Visa
Business Immigration

A Comprehensive Guide to the UK Skilled Worker Visa

27 February 2024

What is a Skilled Worker Visa? Recruiting skilled talent remains crucial for UK businesses, and the Skilled Worker visa route offers a valuable pathway to attract workers from overseas. The Skilled Worker visa allows employers to sponsor non-UK nationals for skilled roles on the government’s eligible occupations list. The visa offers flexibility, with options for […]

Understanding the relation of the UK’s Gig Economy and Employment Law: A Practical Overview
Employment Law

Understanding the relation of the UK’s Gig Economy and Employment Law: A Practical Overview

19 February 2024

The UK’s gig economy, fuelled by digital platforms and independent contractors, has grown exponentially in recent years. This presents exciting opportunities for businesses, and as an employer, it is crucial to comprehend the intricate relationship between the gig economy and employment law. Defining the Gig Economy The gig economy, characterised by short-term and flexible work […]

Understanding the 2024 Holiday Pay Reforms: 5 Key Points for UK Employers
Employment Law

Understanding the 2024 Holiday Pay Reforms: 5 Key Points for UK Employers

13 February 2024

The UK Government has released fresh guidance aimed at demystifying calculations and solidifying entitlements, particularly for those with irregular schedules or who work part-time.  Issued last January and formally known as the Employment Rights (Amendment, Revocation and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2023, these changes are a game-changer for employers dealing with irregular hours and part-year workloads. […]

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