immigration after Brexit

MP warnings over Brexit immigration delays

MPs are warning that continued delays to plans for immigration after Brexit are causing more anxiety and uncertainty for EU citizens and UK businesses. A cross-party parliamentary report from the Commons home affairs committee said the lack of a firm timetable for new rules to be made law was unacceptable. The report said workers at … Continued

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Key facts about spouse visa

Key Facts about Spouse Visa

You may have read recently the worrying news about a UK visa refusal that is making the headlines. To quickly recap on the story, a man living 4,000 miles away from his new wife is challenging a decision to deny her a UK visa. Hitesh Maggu of Telford married Chavi Meattle, an Indian national, last … Continued

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Could immigration clause eliminate data rights?

Could immigration clause eliminate data rights?

Could immigration clause eliminate data rights? There are fears that plans to suspend data protection for immigration enforcement could have significant ramifications for the entire UK population. The exemption has been proposed to suspend regulations during immigration checks. Campaigners including Liberty have described the clause, which is set to be part of the new Data … Continued

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Hammond says scrapped stamp duty will encourage deposit saving

Hammond says scrapped stamp duty will encourage deposit saving

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has described the axing of stamp duty for first-time buyers as an incentive to save for house deposits. Though the chancellor has faced criticism over his policy, with some critics saying it will simply raise house prices, he has defended his plans. The policy means first-time buyers purchasing homes worth less than … Continued

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What is a deed of variation

What is a Deed of Variation?

What is a Deed of Variation? A Deed of Variation enables a beneficiary to pass their entitlement to another person after a death. From time-to-time, even after a will has been prepared, the document will need to be altered following a death. Variations are sometimes agreed when no will is in place and beneficiaries agree … Continued

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