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Important changes for Tier 4 Students

Changes affecting Tier 4 of the points based system were announced by the Home Secretary Theresa May on 13 July 2015. The changes are significant for both students wishing to come and study in the UK, including their dependants, as well as establishments sponsoring students.


New Acas guides on discrimination at work

To help employers identify, tackle and prevent discrimination in the workplace, ACAS has recently published three new guides.


Home Office pledges crackdown on illegal workers

In his recent statement the immigration minister, James Brokenshire, pledged  to ‘use the full force of government machinery’ to hit businesses employing illegal migrants and create a “hostile environment” for illegal immigration.


Is your turnover £36m or more? You’ll need a slavery and human trafficking statement

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 creates a new obligation for large commercial organisations which supply goods or services to prepare a slavery and human trafficking statement for each financial year.


New requirement for Tier 1 Entrepreneur and Tier 1 Investor visa applicants to produce overseas criminal record certificates

As of 1 September 2015, Tier 1 Investor and Tier 1 Entrepreneur entry clearance applicants and their adult dependants will have to produce a criminal record certificate from every country they have lived in continuously for 12 months or more during the previous 10 years.