Spouses, Fiancés and Partner Visas – A Valentines Update

Following recent financial requirement changes for family visas due to take effect from 01 April 2024, many individuals are seeking to apply to bring their partners to the UK ahead of this date.

Unmarried Partner Definition Change

Introduction We have witnessed numerous changes made to the Immigration Rules in the course of the last 12 months, which we have discussed in our previous articles shared on our website under the Resources tab. Please refer to these articles for further guidance and details of these changes.

Civil Penalty For Employing Illegal Workers To Increase – Next Steps?

When, Why and How Much? On 7 August 2023, UK Visas & Immigration announced that the penalty for employing illegal workers was set to increase. UK Visas & Immigration have now confirmed in their latest Code of Practice on Preventing Illegal Working that the fee increase is set to come into force from 22 January …

What Next For The Graduate Visa Route?

Introduction The recent announcement made by the UK Government stated that they have commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to review if the Graduate Visa route is actually working in the interest of the UK economy.