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Technology Start-ups have been given massive government incentives to flock to the UK, however according to a group of experts it is the government’s own policies on immigration that are stopping the UK taking its place as a world-leading hub of technological innovation and entrepreneurship.

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An ‘unwelcoming’ UK has led to an unprecedented fall in international Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) student numbers, according to a recent House of Lords Science and Technology Committee report.

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Administrative Review is the mechanism used by Entry Clearance Officers in order to review decisions in which applications for entry clearance for the UK under the Points Based System have been refused.

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The UK government has been doing all it can to encourage London to become a centre for innovation and entrepreneurship and a hub for technology experts. Significant resources have been allocated to developing Tech City (Silicon Roundabout) and there are a range of tax incentives for those in the technology sector.

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The European Commission has recently published guidance on how the Family Reunification Directive should be correctly applied across Member States while at the same time avoiding possible abuses.

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Asylum applicants in EU

Posted by on in Asylum and Human Rights

Interesting figures released last week by the EU reveal that in 2013 there was an increase in the numbers of people seeking asylum in EU countries, from 335,000 in 2012 to 435,000 in 2013.

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The European Commission has recently given an update on progress made by the EU in ensuring that Member States have an effective and humane return policy in place for third-country nationals.

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In its latest report on the work of the Immigration Directorate, published on 21 March 2014, the Home Affairs Select Committee has recommended that the Tier 1 Investor visa category should be suspended pending the Home Office's consideration of the recommendations of the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), chaired by Professor Sir David Metcalf.

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In the most recent Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules, the Home Office has announced important changes to the Tier 1 Investor and Entrepreneur categories of the points-based system. The changes were laid before Parliament on 13 March 2014 and come into force with effect from 6 April 2014.

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The Government recently announced a number of changes to the current immigration system that are designed to help UK companies attract highly skilled international workers.

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We are extremely proud to announce that last night Richmond Chambers LLP was declared winner of the 'Best-Emerging Firm' category at the 12th annual Managing Partners' Forum Awards for Management Excellence 2014.

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In the past couple of weeks, two separate UK Parliamentary Committees have raised concerns over the Government’s proposed Immigration Bill, which is currently making its way through Parliament.

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Migrant entrepreneurs are behind one in seven of all UK companies, according to new research from the Centre for Entrepreneurs and DueDil.

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The latest Government figures reveal that there was a fall in the numbers of non-EU citizens immigrating to the UK in the year to September 2013 – down to 244,000 from 269,000 in the preceding year.

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If you want to come to the UK for a short time to receive private medical treatment, you can apply as a visitor for private medical treatment.

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An inquiry into the possible effects of Government immigration reforms on student numbers is currently being conducted by the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee.

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New EU rules for students and researchers

Posted by on in Students

Under new draft rules proposed by the European Parliament the EU would offer talented non-EU students and researchers better living and working conditions so as to boost its member states' long-run competitiveness.

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As we advised at the beginning of the month the EU Parliament has passed a law giving more rights to non-EU seasonal workers. The Council has now adopted the Directive, the Seasonal Workers Directive, on the conditions of entry and stay of third-country nationals for the purpose of seasonal work.

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A recent report published by the European Commission makes interesting reading as it looks into the reasons why EU citizens move from one member state to another and the benefits this mobility can bring.

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Seasonal workers from outside the EU will be entitled to better working and living conditions, including proper accommodation and a limit on working hours, under a law passed by the European Parliament this week.

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