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On Thursday 08 October 2020, the Home Office published that EU, EEA or Swiss citizens who wish to travel to the United Kingdom for holidays or short trips can continue to do so without the need of obtaining a visa.
Key changes to intra company transfer route with the introduction of new points-based system on 01 January 2021, including relaxation of cooling off period and being able to switch the immigration route in the UK.
Although for years the UK has not taken action against those EU, EEA or Swiss nationals who remained unlawful in the country, the new changes made to the UK Citizenship guidance highlight that obtaining British Nationality might not be a straight forward task anymore.
Immigration for EU nationals from 01 January 2021 is changing and they will be required to obtain a valid study or skilled worker visa, if their intention for entering the country is to undertake further education or employment.
Backed-up by years of experience, City Legal provided the client with clear guidance on the key points required by the Home Office, when evaluating business suitability for approving a Sponsor Licence application.
In their review MAC has recommended approximately 20 occupations on the UK Shortage Occupation List which includes roles that are related to senior social care and health workers, electricians, bricklayers, butchers and graphic designers.