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22nd September 2021

Using the Sole Representative Visa Route

The UK immigration system can be difficult to navigate which might lead you to miss the Sole Representative Visa Route. The world is becoming increasingly connected, therefore leading to more companies wanting to have presence across the globe. One of the most under used Visa categories in the UK could be the perfect one for…
2nd July 2020

Boris Johnson opens the door to three million Hong Kong nationals

Following the passing of controversial security laws, making it a criminal offence to criticise the Chinese government in Hong Kong. Boris Johnson announced an offer to any Hong Kong citizens with British National Overseas (BNO) status can apply for five year work or student visas. After this, they can claim citizenship following a further12-month period.…
29th May 2020

There is light at the end of the tunnel for migrants

Although the Corona Virus epidemic has led to 129,000 visa applications in March and only 250 in April, we feel the future of immigration to the UK is safe. The government announced that some of the UK Visa and Citizenship Centres are to reopen from 1st June. This is to deal with those that booked…
2nd April 2020

Covid-19 and Immigration

Fehmina Farani explores how Covid-19 has effected immigration in the UK. New Guidance from the Home Office The Home Office released guidance on the 24th March 2020 on the status of migrants currently stuck in limbo because of Covid-19. The approach taken seems both fair and flexible. Migrants unable to return to their country of…
19th February 2020

70 IS THE MAGIC NUMBER!

Adeeb Chowdhry, Director, discusses the latest on immigration reforms. The Home office has today published a policy statement setting out details of the new points based plan to be introduced in January 2021. The changes primarily focuses on skilled workers and the process to recruit workers from outside the UK.  The end of free movement…
19th February 2020

New points based immigration system…

The government have unveiled there new plans in regards to skilled workers. The plan is to implement a points based system. Free movement ends on 31st December 2020, therefore all migrants are to be treated equally. The plans mean that there is to be no route for low skilled workers unless deemed a shortage. It…
27th January 2020

New Fast Track Visa Announced

Boris Johnson announced a new “Global Talent Visa”. This is to encourage scientists, researchers and mathematicians to come work in the UK. This new category replaces the old Tier 1 – Exceptional Talent Route. Further, the route is uncapped, sending the message that the UK wants the most talented minds in post-Brexit Britain. Another new…
16th January 2020

Meet with the Governor of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan

Amer Rahman has recently had a private audience at the Governor House in Lahore with the Governor of the Punjab, Ghulam Sarwar, and the Regional Chair and Vice President of the Federation of Pakistan, Abdul Mukhtar. This meeting discussed how Farani Taylor Solicitors could become a bridge between Pakistani businesses and the UK market. Is…
28th November 2019

Making Immigration Easier to Chew…

We breakdown how and when you could apply for a UK Visa or Settled status. Are you or your family members EU nationals? EU citizens currently have the right to reside in the UK. We can help you apply for the EU Settlement Scheme and regularise your stay even after Brexit. Have your children in…
5th November 2019

Farani Taylor at RAK SME Fair 2019

Come and see our stand Let us know which event you will be attending: RAK International SME Fair 2019 - Al Seer - Ras al Khaimah The event is from the 14th-16th November 2019. Thursday 14th November 2019 - 10am to 5pm Friday 15th November 2019 - 4pm to 10pm Saturday 16th November 2019 -…