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    What the Global Talent visa offers employers seeking top skills

    Businesses requiring much-needed skills from overseas should take note of this flexible new route to working in the UK. Kathryn Bradbury and Richard Milford explain why. The post What the Global Talent visa offers employers seeking top skills appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Flexibility over Right to Work checks ends from 17 May

    Employers will have to check applicants’ original Right to Work documents where possible from 17 May, according to updated Home Office guidance. The post Flexibility over Right to Work checks ends from 17 May appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Firms warned over return of Right to Work fines

    For much of 2020, with the UK in the grip of the Covid pandemic, the Home Office did not issue any Right to Work fines but in the final quarter of last year 77 fines were issued. The post Firms warned over return of Right to Work fines appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Changing immigration rules and how employers can benefit

    Revisions to the immigration rules and specifically the points-based system have kickstarted a huge shift in how employers hire, writes Jonathan Beech. The post Changing immigration rules and how employers can benefit appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Six in 10 staff removed from payrolls were under 25

    Shutterstock The number of workers on company payrolls is climbing, but there were 693,000 fewer employees last month than in February 2020 – with under-25s bearing the brunt of job losses. According to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics, around 68,000 more people were on PAYE payroll submissions to HM Revenue & […] More

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    New graduate visa route aimed at retaining ‘brightest and best’

    A pre-Covid 19 lecture Photo: Shutterstock/Monkey Business From 1 July a new graduate visa route will open up, which the government claims will allow the UK to ‘retain the brightest and the best international students’. To qualify, international students must have completed an eligible course at a UK higher education provider, with a track record of […] More

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    India deal could see more migrant workers enter UK

    Photo: Shutterstock The signing of a new trade agreement between the British government and India could see increased numbers of migrant workers arriving in the UK. Adam McCulloch talks to immigration experts. Last week, the Department for International Trade announced the signing of an Enhanced Trade Partnership (ETP) between international business secretary Liz Truss and […] More

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    Biden to boost migrant worker visa rights

    Shutterstock US President Joe Biden has introduced legislation to reform immigration, which would increase the numbers of foreign specialists working in the country who could eventually gain citizenship. It could also, in the long term, see citizenship achieved by the 10-12 million undocumented immigrants living in the US. The proposals would also speed up the […] More

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    Pay issues, harassment and safety risks blight cleaning sector

    Shutterstock Issues with pay, dangerous working conditions and sexual harassment are ‘endemic’ in the cleaning sector, and organisations – especially client companies – should use their position of power to intervene where they believe workers are being poorly treated, a report suggests. Sixty-one per cent of cleaners polled by Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX) experienced […] More

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