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Recruiting foreign nationals

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  • Type:
    How to

    How to employ foreign students

    Updated to reflect that the student visa replaced the tier 4 (general) visa from 5 October 2020.

  • Type:
    Employment law manual

    Employing foreign nationals

    Updated to reflect that the student visa replaced the tier 4 (general) visa from 5 October 2020.

  • Date:
    29 September 2020
    Type:
    News

    No "cooling off period" for skilled workers relocating to the UK

    New guidance for employers that wish to recruit workers from abroad from next year has been published, but the long-awaited new immigration rules are still yet to be revealed in their entirety.

  • Date:
    29 September 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Post-Brexit recruitment realities

    The new post-Brexit immigration system comes into force in January 2021, but employers need to start making plans now to ensure they are able to access the talent they need. Nick Martindale reports.

  • Date:
    13 July 2020
    Type:
    News

    Further points-based immigration system detail revealed

    Further details about how the UK's points-based immigration system will work have been revealed, including the criteria under which points will be awarded.

  • Date:
    1 July 2020
    Type:
    News

    'Office for Talent' to improve immigration experience

    The Government has created a new 'Office for Talent' to make it easier for scientists, researchers and innovators to settle in the UK.

  • Date:
    30 June 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The new immigration system for the UK

    The Brexit transition period is due to end on 31 December 2020, with no indication that this will be extended in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. European nationals who arrive in the UK from 1 January 2021 will require immigration permission to work here.

  • Date:
    23 June 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Acting now to obtain a sponsor licence will avoid recruitment delays from 2021

    As the end of the Brexit transition period approaches, organisations that rely on European staff may need to start the process for obtaining sponsor licences. HR teams that take action now will ensure they have everything in place to continue recruiting from overseas from 2021.

  • Date:
    15 June 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Brexit: Employers get last chance to identify shortage occupations

    As a consultation exercise on the government's points-based immigration systems comes to an end, employers have a final opportunity to influence the roles that will be on the list of those given more favourable treatment when the Brexit transition period ends.

  • Date:
    5 May 2020
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Coronavirus and your workforce podcast: Complying with UK immigration requirements during COVID-19

    Louise Haycock, immigration solicitor, outlines what employers need to think about in relation to UK immigration requirements during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and discusses the practical steps that organisations can take around compliance.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to recruiting foreign nationals.