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Freelancers Left Out of Immigration Rules

Freelancers hoping to stay in or migrate to the UK are effectively being told not to bother, as the new immigration rules starves them out. The new policy paper, published last week, states: “We will not be creating a dedicated route for self...

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Response to Government Announcement on Immigration

Matthew Davies, partner and Head of Business Immigration at Midlands law firm Wright Hassall, responds to the Government’s announcement of post-Brexit immigration changes which ends free movement and brings EEA nationals within a “new”...

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The EU Settlement Scheme: One Lawyer’s Take

Following the UK’s departure from the European Union, EU nationals living in the UK will have to apply for either Settled Status or Pre-Settled Status before 30 June 2021 if they wish to continue living here after that date. This requirement came as...

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Has Brexit Made Brits “Warmer” to Immigration?

Michael Gove, a long time advocate for the Leave campaign throughout the Brexit debate, has recently claimed that Brexit has made the country more favourable of immigration than previous times, despite mounting evidence to suggest that racism has...

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BBC Backlash Over ‘Brexit Bulldog’ Tweet

It’s Tuesday 28th January, at exactly 8:56am, when a member of BBC London’s social media team makes the questionable decision to tweet the following: BBC London ask for Brexit-related queries to be directed to ‘Brexit...

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Campaigners Set to Donate Brexit 50p for Refugees

In an attempt to celebrate Britain’s exit from the European Union on Friday 31 January 2020, the UK Government has unveiled a commemorative ‘Brexit’ 50 pence coin. The coin was originally due to be released on 31 October 2019, the second...