Updated to reflect changes to Home Office guidance for sponsors relating to sponsor reporting duties.
Employers wishing to sponsor non-EEA nationals under tier 2 (general) this winter should be aware that there is no guarantee that an application for a restricted certificate of sponsorship will be successful.
Updated to reflect the Government's agreement with the European Commission concerning Brexit and the position of EU nationals in the UK.
Enhanced to introduce a new section on Brexit and the NHS, referring to guidance on dealing with the implications of Brexit for EU workers in the NHS.
With this Friday's deadline to contribute towards the call for evidence from the Migration Advisory Committee, Jackie Penlington looks at the potential impact of Brexit and the Government's current thinking on the employment of European nationals.
Less than a third of companies are aware of the sanctions for failing to secure right-to-work documentation for overseas workers - and up to 93% could be at risk of having their sponsor licence revoked - according to Migrate UK.
A detailed 82-page Home Office document proposes to offer low-skilled EU migrants a maximum of two years' residency in a post-Brexit UK, while those with higher skills could receive work permits lasting three to five years.
The Government has commissioned an in-depth report into how immigration will be managed after Brexit.
Labour would launch a policy to allow unskilled migrants into the UK after Brexit, according to a draft policy paper that has been leaked to the Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail.
Updated to reflect changes to the government guidance on level 1 users.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to recruiting foreign nationals.