UK Immigration!

UK Immigration. We’re all shocked!  Albeit not surprised by the chronic shortages in the UK workforce. Current UK immigration laws are affecting us all in the way that there is no fuel at petrol pumps.  Supermarkets are struggling to keep their shelves stocked due to a shortage of HGV drivers. Interestingly, the changes in the…

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Employment law (key issues in 2021)discussion & review.

Employment law (key issues in 2021)discussion & review. Employment law (key- issues in 2021) The aftermath of the covid 19 pandemics is likely to be massive redundancies. Employees may react very differently to the news that they’re being made redundant. Some may be delighted as that may be the opportunity to move on to somewhere…

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What happens to Ex-Pats if the UK leaves the EU?

There are a lot of questions surrounding Brexit, particularly when it comes to the millions of UK citizens living abroad, and the millions more who go on holiday to the EU every year. While most of the argument is focused on immigration, what happens when it’s the other way around? Will ex-pats need to return…

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What do the EU Referendum and Brexit mean?

You may have heard that David Cameron has announced a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union. The EU Referendum will to be held on Thursday 23 June. To help you understand what the referendum and “Brexit” mean for you and the UK, We Talk Law have put together this handy guide…

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The new £35,000 Salary Threshold and what it means for Immigration

Immigration law is constantly changing, and here at We Talk Law, we want to help you keep up to date with all the latest changes, and how they affect you. The latest change is the new salary threshold for non-EU migrants on a Tier 2 Visa, which will affect hundreds of thousands of workers in…

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Right to Rent Checks for Landlords and Tenants

  As of the 1st February, landlords who let out properties in England now have to carry out compulsory ‘right to rent’ checks to make sure any potential tenants have the right to rent property in the UK. What does a ‘right to rent’ check mean? Under the new immigration rules, landlords are now expected…

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Changes to UK Immigration Law in 2016

At We Talk Law, we help our clients with a range of different Immigration Law cases, from applying for a UK Visa and seeking asylum, to contending with deportation and applications for naturalisation. If you’re looking to work or live in the UK, we always recommend keeping up to date with the changes in UK…

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Applying for a UK Visa

If you aren’t British, or a citizen of an EU Country, and you would like to visit, work in, or settle in the UK, you’ll need to apply for a UK Visa or entry clearance. We’ve written this short guide explaining what a Visa is, and what applying for one entails. What is a Visa? A Visa…

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Obtaining British Nationality or Citizenship – Forms, Tests and Costs

For most people the ultimate end to their immigration journey is obtaining a British passport.  If you are a child under 18 and qualify, you will get British nationality by registration Most adults get British nationality through the naturalisation process.  Naturalisation is a defined legal process where the eligibility criteria is found in statute.  Section 6(1) and Section 6(2) of…

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