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The passage of the Immigration Act 2020 into UK law will have wide-ranging affects on British and EU citizens after 1st January 2021

The Immigration Act 2020 Receives Royal Assent

On Wednesday 11th November, the Immigration Act 2020 or EU Withdrawal Bill received Royal Assent and became law in the UK ending free movement. Lets take a look at what’s in it. The UK government’s announcment the Immigration Bill will...

Stretched Care Sector Faces Loss of 460,000 Workers

General Union GMB has warned the Government that the UK’s care system is facing a “black hole” due to expected staff shortages of 460,000 if new immigration policies are carried out as planned. As many of those working in the field are deemed “low...

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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”...