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Immigration Latest From Gherson

Posted by: Gherson Immigration

Gherson is a London law firm specialising in UK immigration, nationality, extradition and Human Rights law.

As the UK immigration world 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 numerous immigration routes and discuss requirements within the different visa categories. 

So what have we been talking about this week?

Reopening Britain for Business – things to expect in 2021

With the New Year fast approaching we look here at the year ahead and see what efforts are being made to encourage international business travel to the UK in the coming months. 

To see what you can expect, read the full blog here:, posted 14 December 2020. 


Is the European Health Insurance Card any use after Brexit?

The UK’s decision to leave the EU has created a number of uncertainties. One of these, considered in this blog, is the validity of the European Health Insurance Card (“EHIC”) after the transition periods. From 1 January 2021, the majority of people will be unable to use a UK-issued EHIC card to access healthcare in Europe. 

To read about the few exceptions and what action you may need take after 1 January 2021, see the full blog here:, posted 14 December 2020.


Frontier Work Permit: Are you eligible to apply? 

This month saw the introduction of the Frontier Work Permit Scheme. The Frontier Work Permit allows nationals of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein to continue coming to the UK to work whilst residing elsewhere. 

For more information about the requirements, see here:, posted 15 December 2020.


Government orders review of Human Rights Act

The Human Rights Act 1998 was adopted over 20 years ago and during this period has been the topic of many debates. It has recently emerged that the UK Government have appointed a panel to review how the act operates. 

We explore this more here:, posted 15 December 2020. 


Gherson has extensive experience in all aspects of UK immigration law. If you have any queries relating to the blogs published on our site or are interested in talking to us about your specific circumstances, please do not hesitate to contact us for further advice. 

The information in these blogs is for general information purposes only and does not purport to be comprehensive or to provide legal advice. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information and law is current as of the date of publication it should be stressed that, due to the passage of time, this does not necessarily reflect the present legal position. Gherson accepts no responsibility for loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on information contained in these blogs. For formal advice on the current law please don’t hesitate to contact Gherson. Legal advice is only provided pursuant to a written agreement, identified as such, and signed by the client and by or on behalf of Gherson.

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Sarah Green 

  Sarah Green

  Immigration consultant in our Corporate Team

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