Croatian Nationals – unrestricted rights to work in the UK as of Sunday 1st July 2018. From that date, employers may accept Croatian passports as proof of the right to work and Sponsors will need to update their systems as employees will no longer need authorisation to work.
Employers – a new guide on right to work checks has been published. Please see link below. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/720858/29_06_18_Employer_s_guide_to_right_to_work_checks.pdf
Landlords – a new guide on the right to rent has been published. Please see link below. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/721009/Short_guide_on_right_to_rent_June_2018.pdf
The Home Office has published a “Statement of Intent” outlining its planned “Settlement Scheme” for when the UK leaves the EU. It is not set in stone but gives some strong indications of what the scheme will involve. Read more here. The new Settled Status will apply to EU citizens and family members who have […]
As of today, “Universal Jobmatch” will be replaced by a new service called “Find a Job”. Employers will usually need to advertise their vacancies on “Find a Job” in order to meet the Resident Labour Market test. Employer accounts with “Universal Jobmatch” can be accessed until 17 June 2018 and job applicants who view advertisements […]
The Home Office has published new guidance for employers dealing with undocumented Commonwealth Citizens in light of the recent revelations about the “Windrush Generation”. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/undocumented-commonwealth-citizens-resident-in-the-uk/guidance-for-employers-conducting-right-to-work-checks-on-undocumented-commonwealth-citizens For questions on the guidance or on any aspect of “Right to Work Checks” please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Home Office has published new guidance for landlords dealing with undocumented Commonwealth Citizens in light of the recent revelations about the “Windrush Generation.” https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/undocumented-commonwealth-citizens-resident-in-the-uk/guidance-for-landlords-conducting-right-to-rent-checks-on-undocumented-commonwealth-citizens For questions on the guidance or on any aspect of “ Right to Rent Checks” please contact me on email@example.com
The list of approved tests and providers has been updated as per the link below. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-applying-for-uk-visa-approved-english-language-tests?utm_source=40cbbd53-08c8-4535-9ada-c360e7fba9b4&utm_medium=email&utm_ It’s also useful to note the guidance on Identification Requirements for Test Candidates.
You will need to check that you have completed the most recent version of your application form. For assistance with this or any aspect of your application please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Home Office has updated its information for EU nationals – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/status-of-eu-nationals-in-the-uk-what-you-need-to-know Please contact me if you would like to discuss any of the issues raised.