On the 31st December 2020, freedom of movement between the United Kingdom and European Union will end. In its place, the UK government’s planned points-based immigration system will come into force. This will not distinguish…
"I have no doubt that this will be an extremely valuable resource, along with our other hugely popular helpdesk services.”
“There are thousands of roles in vital sectors that require skilled people to do them, but which pay far less than £30,000 – and are suffering from a shortage of domestic talent."
"News that the salary threshold will be significantly lower for SOL occupations will offer some welcome relief for the clients we work with."
The recruitment industry has started to come to terms with the government’s approach to immigration. Notably, under the plan, people considered ‘low skilled’ will be unable to come to the UK for work. As the REC and others are noting,…
On the 18th February, the UK government unveiled details of its new immigration system, which will come into force on the 1st January 2021. In line with the government’s manifesto, migrants will have to meet a number of criteria, including…
“Without the ability to access international talent, many of our world-class sectors are at significant risk."
Recent statistics show that while EEA migration has dropped sharply, non-EEA net migration is at its highest level for 15 years, with the government further than ever from its target of “tens, not hundreds of thousands” a year.