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17 October 2019

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Biometric Residence Permits to be introduced to visa applicants from abroad from March 2015 The Home Office has announced that United Kingdom entry clearance visas or entry clearance vignettes are soon...
The Migration Advisory Committte ("MAC") was commissioned by the Government in June 2015 to advise on changes to Tier 2 of the Points Based System and on 19 January 2016 MAC published its...
Changes to the Prevention of Illegal working checks announced Following a recent consultation on the prevention of illegal working, the Home Office has recently released a "Code of practice on...
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Tier 2 (Sportsperson)

Tier 2 (Sportsperson)

This subcategory is for people whose employment in the UK will make a significant contribution to the development of their sport at the highest level in the UK. The class of applicants is effectively defined by their sponsors, which generally will have been approved by the sport's governing body.