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How new immigration rules will affect businesses

Following Brexit, coming to work in the UK is no longer as simple with a new points-based system applying to both EU and non-EU citizens.

25 May 2021

 

The new system, which does not apply to Irish citizens, who are still free to come to the UK, is broadly split as follows:

 

Investing in the UK

For people who want to invest in the UK, there are two new categories, which replace the old investor visa:

 

Home Office-licensed Sponsor

An offer of a job must come from an organisation that is a Home Office-licensed sponsor. For more information and to apply visit the Government website here.  Be mindful though that specialist advice should be sought to ensure the right actions are taken before someone arrives in the UK with the intention of staying for a long period. 

 

 

Can we help?

For more information or help, speak with your usual Shipleys contact or one of our team of specialists shown on this page.

 

Specific advice should be obtained before taking action, or refraining from taking action, in relation to this summary. If you would like advice or further information, please speak to your usual Shipleys contact.

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