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December 20, 2016
SSW’s quarterly magazine Insight provides readers with the latest news and views from within the UK immigration industry and this issue is no exception. Focussing on increasing costs as demanded by the new UK Immigration Rules along with the potential effects of Brexit on the international workforce, it does not get more topical than this.
Inside this issue…
Immigration price tag: Higher costs aimed at reducing skilled migration
The government is bent on reducing skilled migration to the UK and is using price as its main deterrent. If you are an employer who depends on skilled labour from overseas, the latest set of UK immigration changes are about to hit you where it hurts…
Top 10 compliance checks
Staying compliant is a complex and serious business for sponsor licence holders. We have picked out 10 checks for your compliance systems to ensure that they will stand up to a surprise Home Office audit should it ever come a-knocking.
Latest news: New immigration rules!
New UK Immigration Rules were announced this autumn and came into effect on 24 November. The changes touch many visa categories but mainly affect the skilled working route Tier 2 and its subcategories.
SSW News: Our New York office has moved
SSW’s presence in New York plays a vital role in our global support network of UK immigration specialists and after many years on John Street, our UK Entry Clearance immigration team has moved to a new area of town!
The Brexit Immigration Service
It is still unclear how the government plans to protect the rights of EEA nationals in the UK against the realities of an exit from the EU. We advise employers with a multinational workforce to prepare their organisations for the effects of Brexit.
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