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The Immigration Health Surcharge reimbursement

The Immigration Health Surcharge reimbursement

The Immigration Health Surcharge reimbursement It has been announced that the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) reimbursement scheme has now launched. There is a list of qualifying criteria that must be met to successfully apply for this refund: You must have paid...
Changing Terms and Conditions of Employment: An Employer’s Guide

Changing Terms and Conditions of Employment: An Employer’s Guide

Changing Terms and Conditions of Employment: An Employer’s Guide As a result of COVID-19, many employers are considering making changes to employees’ terms and conditions of employment. To assist, we have put together this guide to explain the legal issues and how to...
The new Identity Verification App

The new Identity Verification App

The new Identity Verification App As a response to COVID-19, UKVI is amending the way that it processes applications. In some cases, UKVI is allowing biometrics (fingerprints and photographs) to be reused, if they have already been recorded in a previous application....
Purpose of claiming unfair dismissal – no need for financial gain

Purpose of claiming unfair dismissal – no need for financial gain

Purpose of claiming unfair dismissal – no need for financial gain Following a new case, employers should be aware that there does not necessarily need to be the prospect of a financial compensation in cases of unfair dismissal following a recent decision by the...
Employment: Travelling to and from Spain – a summer conundrum

Employment: Travelling to and from Spain – a summer conundrum

Employment: Travelling to and from Spain – a summer conundrum On 25 July 2020, just as the August holiday season was arriving, the Foreign Office re-imposed a mandatory 14-day quarantine period for all those who are returning from Spain, following a rise in Covid-19...
Home Secretary announces details of the Hong Kong BN(O) Visa

Home Secretary announces details of the Hong Kong BN(O) Visa

Home Secretary announces details of the Hong Kong BN(O) Visa The Home Secretary provided some further updates on the Hong Kong BN(O) Visa on 22nd July. The key take-away points are: If you’re a BN(O) citizen, you can already stay in the UK as a visitor for up to 6...