A summary of the Migration Action Committee’s briefing paper for international students

Student Visas: A summary of the Migration Advisory Committee’s briefing paper for international students

In August 2017 the Home Office commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (an independent body that advises the UK Government on migration issues) to assess the impact of international students in the UK. The briefing paper only examined international students from Higher Education due to the lack of availability of data pertaining to international students from […]

Tier 2 versus H-1B

UK Tier 2 v USA H-1B

Comparisons between the UK’s Tier 2 visa and the USA’s H-1B visa.   With the UK being the top destination for foreign workers and the USA being a popular destination for IT outsourcing companies, it is no surprise that hundreds and thousands of applications are submitted for the UK’s Tier 2 visa and the USA’s […]

Work Visa Approved - Tier 2

Tier 2 Visas

Tier 2 Visas The Tier 2 visa category is applicable for employers who wish to sponsor a skilled migrant worker. The Tier 2 category is sub-divided into four subcategoriess, in which the relevant categories are the ‘Tier 2 (General)’, and ‘Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer)’. The Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) is further sub-divided into three categories: […]

Tier 1 Investor versus Entrepreneur

Tier 1 Visas: Investor versus Entrepreneur – The Differences

Tier 1 Visas: Investor versus Entrepreneur – The Differences The UK is a world-leading and desirable business destination and continuously attracts foreign investment and entrepreneurs seeking for business opportunities. The location of the UK within European markets, language and time zone have been cited as the key attractions for investors and entrepreneurs. Such individuals are […]