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The EU could bring a final judgement on the UK's hopes of Brexit deal this week

UK Backs Down on Law-Breaking Brexit Bill Clauses

Ongoing uncertainty of Brexit negotiations has been heightened with the recent revelation of the UK government’s willingness to “remove clauses 44, 45 and 47 of the UK Internal Market Bill, concerning export declarations”. The law-breaking...

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What’s the Big Deal? UK and Canada Explained

The UK and Canada have struck an interim agreement to continue trading under the same EU’s Comprehensive and Trade Agreement (CETA) trade deal after Brexit. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau sealed the deal...

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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...