Home Office Immigration White Paper sets out the UK’s future immigration regime

The Home Office has released an Immigration White Paper setting out the UK’s future immigration regime.  The White Paper addresses 11 questions identified by businesses including:

  1. How do businesses/employees apply for skilled-work visas to the UK?
  2. How do EU citizens apply for skilled-work visas to the UK?
  3. Will there be exceptions to ensure specific priority industries retain access to labour?
  4. How do businesses/employees apply for unskilled-work visas to the UK?
  5. Will business be able to move skilled staff members between the UK and the EU in future?
  6. What do businesses need to do to comply with new requirements for business travel between UK and EU?
  7. How do businesses/employees apply for short-term visas to work in the UK?
  8. How do businesses/employees apply for short-term visas to work in the EU?
  9. Will there be exceptions / fast-track procedures to accommodate essential maintenance in the priority sectors?
  10. Will there be new visa requirements for current EU citizens studying UK?
  11. How do universities/students apply for short-term visas to study in the UK?

You can download the summary document  which will lead you to the relevant chapters of the White Paper for answers to the questions by clicking here.

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