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UK and EU don’t share views on divorce bill

UK and EU don’t share views on divorce bill

May, 2017

Brexit has been formally triggered two months ago but the two parties remain at variance over the divorce bill.
Breaking: Theresa May calls for snap election to secure post-Brexit future

Breaking: Theresa May calls for snap election to secure post-Brexit future

April, 2017

On Tuesday, April 18, UK Prime Minster Theresa May stunned the world when she publicly declared that she would seek a general snap election to ensure that all her administration’s efforts to push for a smooth Brexit would not end in futility.
Breaking: UK Supreme Court upholds minimum income requirement for sponsoring non-EEA spouses

Breaking: UK Supreme Court upholds minimum income requirement for sponsoring non-EEA spouses

February, 2017

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom ruled that the minimum income required for a British citizen to sponsor a non-EEA spouse should stand, stating that it is “acceptable in principle.”
UK to introduce foreign talent acquisition fee to employers through a new skill charge system

UK to introduce foreign talent acquisition fee to employers through a new skill charge system

February, 2017

The government of the United Kingdom is planning to introduce a new incentive program to reduce local employers’ reliance on foreign talent.
Applying for a UK visa? You might need to pay the immigration health surcharge

Applying for a UK visa? You might need to pay the immigration health surcharge

January, 2017

The immigration health surcharge (IHS) always comes as a surprise to foreign nationals applying for a UK visa. Still, the UK government constantly reminds the public that paying the IHS is mandatory for select visa applicants.
Before leaving EU: Theresa May sets records straight

Before leaving EU: Theresa May sets records straight

January, 2017

Since Theresa May is the by-product of last year's EU referendum, everyone who voted to stay expects her to be the saving grace of what David Cameron failed to accomplish.
UK Immigration announces new changes to Tier 2 salary threshold

UK Immigration announces new changes to Tier 2 salary threshold

January, 2017

The minimum salary requirement for Tier 2 sponsor licence holder has increased by almost 20 percent in the new set of changes announced by the UK immigration office.
UK government encourages young people to stop using passport as ID to prevent identity fraud

UK government encourages young people to stop using passport as ID to prevent identity fraud

December, 2016

The Home Office and Her Majesty’s Passport Office urge students and young people to just leave their passports at home when socialising at night as most of them use passports as an alternative to valid IDs.
Landmark Bill on Encompassing Surveillance Power is now law

Landmark Bill on Encompassing Surveillance Power is now law

December, 2016

Despite criticisms and opposition from petitions, the Investigatory Power Bill has officially passed into law after the Parliament gave it the green light through the Royal Assent.