Immigration news & views
from Smith Stone Walters
Inside this issue...
The long-awaited review of the Tier 2 visa route was published early this year. Obligated to provide the government with specific means of restricting the number of skilled non-EEA workers coming to the UK, the review does not disappoint.
Extra skills levy for IT sector
The proposed Immigration Skills Charge could be tripled for employers of Tier 2 (ICT) migrants. Considering that a high percentage of these professionals are employed within the IT sector, such a skills levy could severely damage this industry.
Do you speak UK Immigration?
In the ever-evolving sphere of UK immigration, it is important to stay up to date with the latest industry movements. This issue unpacks UK immigration terminology which every migrant and sponsor should be familiar with, starting with the Points-based System…