Updated to include information on Badara v Pulse Healthcare Ltd, concerning the employer's use of the Home Office checking service for evidence of the right to work.
The new government will bring in a points-based immigration system for skilled workers, one weeks' leave for unpaid carers and flexible working by default, the Queen has announced during the State Opening of Parliament.
With just one week until the general election, Kerry Garcia and Jackie Penlington of Stevens & Bolton LLP examine what the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats are proposing for immigration.
Enhanced to include information about the expected implications of Brexit on the employment of foreign students from EEA countries.
We discuss employers' obligations when it comes to ensuring all employees have the right to work in the UK.
The Government invites views and evidence to inform the Migration Advisory Committee's review of the UK's future immigration system and potential salary thresholds.
International graduates will be able to stay in the UK for two years to find work under a new immigration route that reverses the "hostile environment" that Theresa May introduced as home secretary in 2012.
The number of EU citizens moving to the UK to work has continued to fall, prompting business bodies to reiterate their calls for a transition period ahead of any new immigration system so employers can access the labour they need.
The Migration Advisory Committee is to consider how salary thresholds should be calculated under a future immigration system - including whether there is a case for regional salary thresholds to be set.
Given the current Brexit crisis there are few certainties about future immigration rules, but for Claire Nilson and Hodon Buraleh there are encouraging signs in Philip Hammond's Spring Statement for those concerned about the growing skills gap.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to recruiting foreign nationals.