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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 […]

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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. […]

Why Conducting an Immigration Audit is Crucial for Maintaining Your Sponsor Licence in the UK
Business Immigration

Why Conducting an Immigration Audit is Crucial for Maintaining Your Sponsor Licence in the UK

29 January 2024

Maintaining a Sponsor Licence is crucial for employers, and one essential practice that ensures compliance and safeguards against potential pitfalls is conducting regular immigration audits. Irrespective of whether your workforce includes foreign nationals, all UK employers are bound by mandatory legal obligations, including the importance of  conducting comprehensive right-to-work checks on every employee. The Home […]

What you need to know about the changes to the UK Spouse Visa
Immigration Law

What you need to know about the changes to the UK Spouse Visa

22 January 2024

How much do I need to earn? The UK government has been revising its proposals to raise income threshold for family visa (spouse/dependants) in recent months. Initially, the government said the partner in the UK must earn a minimum of £38,700 per year to bring their partner to the UK, which takes effect from Spring […]

The UK Dependent Visa: Eligibility, Requirements, and How to Apply
Business Immigration

The UK Dependent Visa: Eligibility, Requirements, and How to Apply

19 January 2024

The UK Dependent Visa is specifically crafted to cater to the close relatives of individuals already residing in the UK. These family members may include spouses, partners, children, and other dependents. The visa serves as a means to ensure that families can live together and access the various benefits as a result of living in […]

What UK Employers Need to Know About Whistleblowing in the Workplace
Employment Law

What UK Employers Need to Know About Whistleblowing in the Workplace

15 January 2024

A fundamental aspect that both employees and employers need to navigate is whistleblowing. It can be complex and sensitive, but understanding the law and best practices is crucial for creating a safe and ethical work environment. Let’s understand the key aspects that UK employers need to know about whistleblowing, exploring its legal framework, protections for […]

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