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Keeping Your Sponsor Licence
In this article for Care Home Management Magazine, Managing Partner Samar Shams highlig...
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Skilled Worker rules changes effective 4 April 2024
The Government has published the rules changes for Skilled Worker visas. All changes di...
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UK business immigration update webinar Spring 2024
In this interactive session, UK immigration expert Samar Shams, Managing Partner was jo...
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The Immigration Salary List – What’s the points?
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)’s recently published several warnings to the Gov...
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UK-Nigeria economic partnership deal
On 13 February 2024, the UK signed a trade partnership with Nigeria to establish a stro...
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UK business visitor changes
Immigration Rules and guidance around business visits to the UK have been relaxed to al...
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Questions for Immigration Lawyers Right to Work Checks and Illegal Working
Do you have a tricky right to work question? Managing Partner Samar Shams has contribut...
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Impact of the expansion of Visitor visa and the Youth Mobility Scheme routes on net migration
On 7 December 2023, the UK government published changes to the Immigration Rules, impac...
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Is it time to abolish the shortage occupation list?
The Shortage Occupation List (SOL) supplements the main work visa route, Skilled Worker...
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Update on the new immigration laws and their impact on social care
Please join Managing Partner Samar Shams for an update on the new immigration laws and ...
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Planned and potential policy changes affecting care homes in 2024
In her article for Care Home Management Magazine, Managing Partner Samar Shams highligh...
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Computer says ‘probably not’ – UK Electronic Travel Authorisations
What is the pre-travel authorisation scheme for visitors to the UK? The UK has introduc...
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Book Review  – How Mass Migration Will Reshape the World
Parag Khanna’s book, Move: How Mass Migration Will Reshape the World- and What it Means...
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Updated summary of five-point plan to reduce net migration
This article was published on 12 December 2023 and updated on 19 February 2024. On 4 De...
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Immigration Update Webinar
In this interactive session, Managing Partner Samar Shams and Trainee Anna Asumadu brok...
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EU Settlement Scheme status to be granted automatically
Pre-settled status will be automatically extended by 2 years before it is due to expire...
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The Do’s and Don’ts of dealing with sponsored worker visa fee increases
Samar Shams, Managing Partner at Changes Immigration, considers how businesses can acco...
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Student Visa Changes in Effect Now – CHM September 2023
In her article in Care Home Management Magazine, Managing Partner Samar Shams makes sen...
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Illegal working fines are going up: Are you checking right to work correctly?
In this short video, Managing Partner Samar Shams shares top tips for protecting your b...
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When more is less: Visa and Immigration Health Surcharge fee increases
During a Parliamentary debate on 13 July 2023, Chief Secretary to the Treasury John Gle...
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Immigration Rules changes: Students’ eligibility for work visas, construction roles on the Shortage Occupation List, and extending pre-settled status
Students restricted from switching and bringing dependants New rules published at 3pm o...
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What is love: Work visa dependants to be assessed under different criteria
From 25 July 2023, the Home Office will assess work visa holders’ relationships with th...
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Talent strategies: Focus on the Scale-Up visa
Changes to the Scale-up visa route and trends in sponsorship make Scale-up sponsorship ...
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Construction workers to be added to the Shortage Occupation List
Following the Spring Budget 2023, the UK government commissioned Migration Advisor Comm...
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The Graduate visa  – A quick overview
The Graduate visa, also known as the post-study work visa, allows international student...
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UK adopts pre-travel authorisation requirement for visitors
The UK government has officially announced the launch of an ‘Electronic Travel Authoris...
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The Innovator Founder visa
The Innovator Founder visa replaced the Innovator visa on 13 April 2023. The Start-Up v...
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Round-up of sponsorship changes
New Immigration Rules and Home Office guidance relating to sponsorship of Skilled Worke...

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