As the world of UK immigration law is continuously evolving, with new immigration routes, new guidance and new rules being implemented regularly by the Home Office, it is essential to keep up-to-date with the latest immigration news and announcements. We aim to report on the majority of these changes via our blogs. We also often post overviews of the various immigration routes and discuss requirements within the different visa categories.
So what have we been talking about recently?
Posted: 17 August 2021. Having a visa application refused is a challenging experience, and it is important to be aware of further potential steps to be taken as not every refusal entails a right of appeal. In this blog, we discuss what type of decisions may be appealed, including grounds for appeal, and applicable time limits. We also briefly touch upon Administrative Review as a starting point of challenging any refusal even if there is no right of appeal.
Posted: 17 August 2021. Buying a house is an exciting time for every family, and staying on top of any associated tax liability is essential to avoid unforeseen financial issues. In this blog, we discuss what tax liabilities you need to be aware of when buying, owning or selling residential property in your own name, covering various taxes such as Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT), Capital Gains Tax (CGT), and Inheritance Tax (IHT).
Posted: 18 August 2021. News that the Taliban took over Afghanistan following the withdrawal of US troops has recently shaken the world and international community. In this blog, we discuss the Home Office’s announcement to provide leave to remain in the UK to 20,000 Afghans under a resettlement scheme, with plans for the first 5,000 to be relocated in its first year of implementation.
Posted: 19 August 2021. According to a think tank, UK is heading towards a “catastrophic” digital skills shortage “disaster” unless more tech talent is to be grown or brought into the UK. In this blog, we discuss the Home Office’s efforts to encourage overseas tech talent to come to live and work in the UK, including relevant visa categories such as Skilled Worker, Start-Up/Innovator, and Global Talent.
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