Business Immigration Update - Key Developments From 2023

Business Immigration Update - Key Developments From 2023

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1 hour
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During this webinar, expert speaker Shara Pledger will provide an invaluable round-up of key developments in business immigration from 2023, making it ideal for busy practitioners who want to stay up to date with this fast-paced area of law.

What You Will Learn

This webinar will cover the following:

  • The general picture:
    • Increases to migrant numbers, especially Skilled Workers and anticipated 2024 changes that will drive net migration down
    • The disproportionate impact of Health and Care visas and how dependants will be controlled in this area
  • Changes to entry to business immigration routes
    • Move towards Electronic Travel Authorisation for visitors
    • Expansion of Youth Mobility options and the impact of trade agreements on UK immigration policy
    • Switching updates for students and family members
    • Reporting requirement for sponsored and unsponsored offshore workers
  • Changes to processing
    • Fee increases
    • Continued move towards digital applications and status
  • Route closures and changes
    • Innovator Founder replaced earlier rules in a revamped category
    • Offshore Wind Workers concession ended causing difficulties for the energy sector
    • Student dependant route closed

This webinar was recorded on 17th January 2024