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Nurses added to Government’s Shortage Occupation List

Nurses have been added to the Government’s Shortage Occupation List as an interim measure and therefore it is much simpler for nurses who are non-EU nationals to come to work in the UK.


Tech Nation Visa Scheme to be introduced in November 2015

Tech City UK has recently unveiled the Tech Nation Visa Scheme to bring more flexibility to the Tier 1 Exceptional talent visa route and attract more world class digital talent to the UK.


New Consumer Rights arrive on 1 October 2015

Consumer law is changing as the Consumer Rights Act (CRA) comes into force on 1st October 2015. The law will be clearer and easier to understand, meaning that consumers should be able to buy and businesses should be able to sell to them with confidence.


Case Update: Banksy mural ‘Art Buff’ owned by landlord, not tenant

The High Court has decided that a Banksy mural, spray-painted on to an amusement arcade’s wall, belonged to the landlord, not the tenant of the building.


Tougher laws on the way for unlawful migrants

The Government’s latest immigration bill has provided a new offence whereby people who are residing in the UK unlawfully and are caught driving face imprisonment. The new offence of driving while unlawfully in the UK will carry a maximum sentence of six months in prison and an unlimited fine in England and Wales.