A post-Brexit immigration system should make it easier for highly skilled workers to move to the UK and should not favour EU migrants, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended.
Updated to reflect revisions to government guidance for sponsors relating to Home Office audits.
For eight consecutive months the number of applications for certificates of sponsorship for non-EEA workers have surpassed the number available under the Tier 2 (General) system. But there are alternative routes employers can go down to get the highly-skilled workers they need, as well as ways to maximise their success under the Tier 2 system. Ashleigh Wight reports.
Practical guidance on employing foreign students under tier 4 of the points-based system.
The removal of doctors and nurses from the cap on Tier 2 visas for highly-skilled workers has been welcomed and could be part of the solution to the NHS's resourcing crisis. But what about other sectors struggling to get the staff they need? Ashleigh Wight looks at how others will benefit and what needs to be done to make the migration system fairer.
With a review of the Tier 2 visa system for non-EU nationals promised by home secretary Sajid David, Rachel Harvey from Shakespeare Martineau sets out what employers would like to see.
The House of Lords has held that it was unlawful for the Department of Health to issue guidance to NHS employers that doctors from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) should be appointed to training posts only if there were no suitable candidates from within the EEA to fill them.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to recruiting foreign nationals.