New Visas Still Struggling

With scant warning and very nearly no consultation with lead industry stakeholders, the Home Office launched the Innovator and Start-up visas in April 2019 aimed at “experienced business people” with an “innovative, viable and scalable business idea”. The Immigration Statistics for Q3 of 2019 have now been released by the Home Office, albeit in a[…]

Is the UK Open for Business?

At the time of writing the UK Government’s ‘new’ style of Entrepreneur Visas, the “Start Up Visa” and the “Innovator Visa” are into their eighth month of operation and the feedback and stories we are receiving and hearing from both front-line immigration practitioners and end user clients is that no-one really has a handle on[…]

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Changes Incoming

The UK Government yesterday published its Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules that come into effect on March 30th 2019, radically changing the landscape of business immigration in the Country. Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes MP, published her own statement commenting on the reasons these changes are being brought into effect. Whilst these changes cover a[…]