Podcast Location:
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Categories:
Immigration and Asylum Law
CPD Points:
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to outline the requirements for visa and non-visa nationals wishing to work, study or carry out business activities in the UK. It also addresses changes to the points-based system and rules for settlement in the UK.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the different types of visas required for visa and non-visa nationals entering the UK;
  • Understand the entry requirements for students, entrepreneurs and investors;
  • Have considered the requirements for Tier 4 students wishing to work in the UK;
  • Be aware of the resident labour market test that needs to be satisfied before foreign nationals can be employed in the UK;
  • Know when individuals can apply for British citizenship;
  • Be aware of the day counting elements that need to be satisfied before individuals can obtain settled status;
  • Have considered the criteria that applies to the dependants of migrant workers and British citizens wishing to reside and/or work in the UK;
  • Be aware of changes to the rules for settlement in the UK.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:

In this podcast Helen Darling & James Chilvers from Macfarlanes discuss the requirements for visa and non-visa nationals wishing to work, study or carry out business activities in the UK.

NEW! TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED IN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Date Recorded: 17th December 2012

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