Category: Business People and Investors

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Australia Halts It’s Golden Visa Program

Australia has officially discontinued its “golden visa” program which provided permanent residency opportunities to individuals investing more than AU$5 million (£2.6 million) in the country. Since its inception in 2012, thousands of Significant Investor Visas (SIVs) have been issued; however, critics argue that while benefiting affluent individuals, the program offered limited advantages to the Australian…
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What is the UK’s New High Potential Individual Visa? – Tier 1 General Reincarnated?

A new High Potential Individual visa will soon be launched enabling you to circumnavigate the current points-based visa system in the United Kingdom. On July 22nd 2021, the UK Government outlined the plans for its new innovation strategy, designed to improve investment in private-sector research and aid economic growth within the innovation sector. The plans…
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UK Closes ‘Golden Visa’ Scheme

The UK closes its “golden visa” scheme that allows wealthy foreign nationals to settle in the country in exchange for bringing investment. The British government said on 17 February 2022 that it is scrapping so-called “golden visas” offering residency to wealthy foreign investors amid security concerns and renewed calls for the United Kingdom to review…
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why visa applications get rejected

Visa Refused: 9 Common Reasons Why Visas Get Rejected

Applying for a visa has never been easy – it’s nerve-wracking, you worry about your having your visa denied, you don’t know what to expect during the application process and, if you fail to meet the requirements, your visa will be refused. There are many reasons why visa applications get rejected. We have put together…
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London Comes Out as Top in Cities of Opportunity Index

So where are the best IT jobs these days? For two consecutive years, London came out as top in PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Cities of Opportunity Index.  The index provides a balanced benchmark on the social and economic health of 30 leading cities around the world. Measuring it against 10 indicators such as technology readiness and cost,…
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