Immigration news & views
from Smith Stone Walters
Inside this issue...
THE RISING COST OF UK IMMIGRATION
The UK’s immigration system is one of the most expensive in the world. However, fees are set to rise even further this autumn despite more jobs being added to the Shortage Occupation List.
KEY TIMINGS FOR SKILLED WORKER APPLICATIONS
With UK visa applications, timing is everything. In this Special Focus, we set out 10 key timings that sponsors and Skilled Workers should know about the application and sponsorship processes.
DO YOU NEED TO RENEW YOUR SPONSOR LICENCE?
Sponsor licence renewal applications are often subject to even greater scrutiny from the Home Office than initial applications. In this Focus, we discuss the renewal process.