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UK Entry Requirements for Non-EEA Countries

UK immigration routes for non-EEA nationals If you’re a national of a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA), you will ordinarily be subject to...

What is Extradition?

Extradition is the process whereby one country requests that another country returns to them an individual accused of or guilty of a crime for...

How to Make a British Citizenship Application

Before you can make a British citizenship application, you must first check that you qualify and meet the strict eligibility criteria. Your status will also...

Tier 2: Guide for Employees

For most skilled economic migrants, the Tier 2 Visa is the primary route into the UK. The Tier 2 Visa gives an employee from outside...

Applying for British Citizenship

There are different ways to achieve British citizenship, although the most common route is through ‘naturalisation’. The following guide sets out who is eligible to...

What is a Certificate of Sponsorship?

Whether entering the UK for a new role or looking to switch from another type of UK Visa from within the UK, such as...

Latest Immigration for Business Articles

Employing Overseas Workers in the UK

For UK employers to hire employ workers from overseas, they need to be aware of the legal requirements involved, from how to check whether...

Proof of Right to Work in the UK

Under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, all employers are required to meet their duties to prevent illegal working in the UK by...

Civil Penalty under the Immigration Act: Been Fined?

As part of the Home Office’s punitive toolkit against illegal working, employers who are found to be in breach of their immigration compliance duties...

Civil Penalty Immigration: How to Challenge a Home Office fine

As a UK employer you are under a duty to prevent illegal working by carrying out right to work document checks confirming all of...

Employees Switching from Tier 4 to Tier 2

If you are an employer looking to hire an international student graduate who has studied in the UK under Tier 4 of the points...

How to Apply for a Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence

A Tier 2 sponsorship licence will allow you, as an employer, to sponsor skilled foreign workers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and...