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Ireland: the new gateway to Europe for international investors

July 2019 - Immigration. Legal Developments by DavidsonMorris.

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Brexit has left non-EEA investors looking for alternatives to the UK to gain European residence and access to the European single market.

Through the Irish Investor Programme, the Irish government offers residency in Ireland in exchange for approved investment in the country’s economy with the potential to lead to Irish citizenship.

UK Skilled Worker Visas: Tier 2 (General) versus Tier 2 ICT

July 2019 - Immigration. Legal Developments by DavidsonMorris.

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Tier 2 of the points based system is the primary immigration route for skilled foreign workers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland seeking permission to work in the UK.

There are various sub-categories under Tier 2 of the points based system, including the Tier 2 (General) visa and the Tier 2 Intra Company Transfer (ICT) visa.

Deal or No Deal: Employers Urged to Make Preparations For Post-Brexit Recruitment

July 2019 - Employment. Legal Developments by DavidsonMorris.

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The deadline of 31st October 2019 to agree a Brexit deal is fast approaching, leaving employers less time for critical Brexit recruitment planning.

As we near the Brexit deadline, the prospect of a No Deal exit seems more likely than ever.

Visa options for international students to stay in the UK

November 2018 - Employment. Legal Developments by DavidsonMorris.

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What are the immigration options for Tier 4 visa students to stay in the UK after they graduate?

Application Tips: How to Avoid a Refused UK Entrepreneur Visa

August 2018 - Immigration. Legal Developments by DavidsonMorris.

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Under the UK Tier 1 scheme for high value migrants, the Entrepreneur visa was designed to entice foreign entrepreneurial talent and investment to Britain.

Which EEA Form?

June 2018 - Employment. Legal Developments by DavidsonMorris.

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For EEA nationals and their family members, making an application to the Home Office isn;t always straight forward. The first step will be to identify the relevant EEA form for the type of application you want to make. 

EU Nationals & UK Permanent Residence: What’s the Current Position?

February 2018 - Employment. Legal Developments by DavidsonMorris.

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Permanent residence status is automatically available to European Economic Area (EEA) nationals who have lived in the UK for five continuous years and who have been exercising Treaty Rights over the whole of this period. The same criteria also apply to family members of EEA nationals.

UK Tier 1 Visa for Foreign Investors & Entrepreneurs

February 2018 - Employment. Legal Developments by DavidsonMorris.

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The UK Tier 1 visa route permits qualifying individuals from outside the EEA to come to the UK to start-up a business or invest in the UK.

What Are The Main US Business Visas?

January 2018 - Immigration. Legal Developments by DavidsonMorris.

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If you are planning to spend time in the US on business, there are many different types of US visa you will need to consider. 

How Large Companies Can Manage Right To Work Compliance Risks

January 2018 - Immigration. Legal Developments by DavidsonMorris.

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All UK employers are required by law to complete adequate Right to Work document checks for every employee - meaning every UK employer is at risk of Home Office civil penalty for illegal employment, should they be found to have failed in their duties.

Sponsor Licence Lifecycle - What UK Employers Need to Know

January 2018 - Immigration. Legal Developments by DavidsonMorris.

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Hiring skilled talent from overseas has become business-critical in many UK sectors, where the domestic and - until Brexit at least - EU labour market is unable to satisfy recruitment needs.