Category: Living in the UK

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

UK Bank Travel Chaos: Passenger Rights Caused By A Technical Glitch

Hundreds of flights to and from the United Kingdom have been delayed or cancelled after a technical failure in the UK air traffic control systems on 28 August 2023. Although the technical issue has been resolved, many planes and crews will be in the wrong places so there will be ongoing issues with flight schedules.…
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British Airways Will Require Photo ID For Domestic Flights

British Airways is changing its policy on identification when flying throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. British Airways is changing its policy to require photo ID from passengers on domestic flights from the beginning of September. The airline does not currently insist on identification for customers travelling solely within the UK and carrying only…
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The UK Considers Short-Term Visa Scheme for EU Workers

The United Kingdom is considering a new short-term visa program to tackle the severe workforce shortages affecting the hospitality sector. The main goal of this proposed initiative is to bring foreign workers to the UK without causing significant changes in migration rates. This move comes as a response to the challenges posed by Brexit, the…
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EU Settlement Scheme Policy Changes

The UK government has announced changes to the EU Settlement Scheme from September 2023 which will affect those living in the UK with pre-settled status. New Immigration Rules introduced in Parliament on 17 July 2023 reveal that beginning in September 2023, those having pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) would have their status…
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Lacklustre Interest On UK Global Talent Visa

The UK Global Talent Visa, introduced by the United Kingdom to attract the “brightest and the best” minds to the country, has received only three applicants since its launch. The scheme replaced the Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa. It allows foreign nationals engaged in fields such as academia and research, arts and culture, as well…
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