Month: January 2016

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Know your Place of Study: Inner London or Outer London?

Where you will be studying in the UK requires different amounts of maintenance funds or costs of living allowance. Effective from 14 November 2015, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) did not only increase the maintenance fund but have also widened the areas considered as inner London. The following living costs are required: Inner London: £1,265 per…
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Health Workers

Immigrant Health Workers in the UK

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)  has found that Britain relies more heavily on foreign health workers than any other major EU nation. Its International Migration Outlook 2015 revealed that more than a third of NHS doctors – 35.4 per cent – were born overseas, compared with just 5 per cent in Italy, 10.7…
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Latest immigration news from the Home office

New Home Office Visa Fees 2016 – 2017

The Home Office laid legislation in Parliament to be able to increase visa fees, as well as immigration and nationality application fees over the next four years. The aim is to reduce taxpayer contributions towards the Border, Immigration and Citizenship system and ensure that by 2019-2020 the system is self funded by those who access…
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