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Those who apply for leave to remain as a Tier 4 Migrant, as a partner of a Tier 4 Migrant and/or as a child of a Tier 4 Migrant on or after 20 October 2014 will have their right of appeal to the First-tier Tribunal removed following the introduction of The Immigration Act 2014 (Commencement No. 3, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2014, SI 2014/2771.

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We are delighted to announce that Richmond Chambers won the 'ABS of the Year 1 to 25 employees' award at the 2014 Modern Law Awards held earlier this week. We were also Runners Up for the 'New Entrant of the Year' award.

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In its latest Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules published today, 16 October 2014, the Home Secretary has announced various changes to the Tier 1 Investor visa category. The changes follow a review by the Migration Advisory Committee.

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The Government's policy on immigration is having a negative impact on scientific discoveries in the UK, in the opinion of John O'Keefe, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his research into the brains inner "GPS system".

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In the case of Nwaigwe (adjournment: fairness) [2014] UKUT 418 (IAC) the Upper Tribunal stated that in most cases, the main question to be determined in an application for an adjournment is whether the refusal would deprive the appellant of a fair hearing. The question for the Upper Tribunal on appeal is not whether the First-tier Tribunal Judge acted reasonably, but whether there was in fact a deprivation of the affected party's right to a fair hearing. The official headnote reads:

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The new Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) Rules 2014 laid before Parliament on 29 September 2014 will come into effect on 20 October 2014.  Amongst other developments, they make provision for the awarding of costs in limited circumstances. Currently, costs cannot be awarded in circumstances other than to cover the cost of the appeal fee.

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Richmond Chambers is delighted to have been 'Commended' in the Legal Industry Pioneers category of the FT.com Innovative Lawyers Report 2014.

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Almost two thirds of job seekers globally say they would be willing to move abroad for work, according to a new study by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and The Network.

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Growing businesses are engaging migrant labour for their experience and commitment, but are also more likely to offer job entry opportunities in their local communities, according to a new report by the CIPD.

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Employers Face Perfect Talent Storm

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Economic growth is placing increased pressure on skilled labour markets, leading to a growing global talent crisis, according to the Hays Global Skills Index 2014. The challenges are particularly acute in developed economies such as the US, Germany and the UK, which are now returning to pre-crisis levels.

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We have previously written articles on aspects of Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) extension applications such as the Job Creation Requirement. In this article we will address the requirement to evidence that you have made your investment into your UK business.

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Richmond Chambers is delighted to announce that Paul Richmond has been nominated for the UK Immigration Advisor of the Year award at the High Value Immigration Awards.

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An organisation representing the future of technology in the UK has launched a manifesto highlighting the significance of the global digital revolution to the UK economy, and the importance of enabling technology companies to recruit skilled workers from overseas.

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The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics have shown that net migration has apparently fallen by a quarter since its 2005 peak, from 320,000 to 243,000.

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There is a growing trend among China's richest to use their wealth to move themselves and their families abroad. This is done primarily in the form of investment visas. However, wealthy Chinese hoping to move abroad have overwhelmed the immigration departments of both Canada and the US this year.

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According to new research conducted by Lloyds Banking Group, skilled foreign workers - also known as ‘inward talent’ or ‘inpats’ - are playing an increasingly vital role in the United Kingdom’s professional workforce, and add an estimated £210 billion to our economy. The research showed that foreign workers have doubled since 1997 to 4.6 million in 2014, meaning they make up 15% of total employment in the UK.  

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Richmond Chambers is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Modern Law Awards 2014 in the categories of 'New Entrant of the Year' and 'ABS of the Year – up to 25 employees'.

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Inward talent is making an increasingly important contribution to the UK’s professional workforce and helps the economy prosper, according to new research by Lloyds Bank.

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