Thousands of applications from overseas doctors looking to work in the UK have been refused, according to recently released official figures. Of 3,597 requests by doctors for Tier 2 visas received by the Home Office between 6 November 2017 and 5 April 2018, only 34% were accepted. This means more than 2,300 doctors were denied.
Amber Rudd has resigned as Home Secretary following the growing scandal over the Home Office’s treatment of members of the Windrush generation and other Commonwealth citizens and their children. While Rudd’s resignation is being hailed as a victory by many, it is not yet clear what, if any, impact the scandal will have on broader.
Each year a limited number of people are able to apply for a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa, allowing them to live and work in the UK on the basis of their leading expertise in a particular field. The number of Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) allocations available each year was recently raised from 1,000 to.
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has released an interim update on its review of the economic and social impact of the UK’s exit from the EU on the UK’s labour market. This highlights UK employers’ experience of hiring EEA workers and some of the key issues it is concerned about following the EU referendum. The.