Category Archives: Migration & working abroad

Labour shortages increase potential industrial muscle for workers

Today’s FT is full of news about how labour shortages are hitting the economy in numerous ways as a result of multiple market failures [£] which includes the pandemic, the pingdemic, market failure but obviously, we can’t add brexit to … Continue reading

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UK immigration codes of practice for workers in film & TV

The home office page is useful here. Scroll down to see ‘Workers in Film & TV’. The home office tell us if ‘key personnel’ (there is a definitive list – see the home office guidance) are listed but we don’t … Continue reading

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Immigration and wages

In a 2017 post, Chris gives a very good tour of economic orthodoxy’s view on the question “does immigration depress wages?” (TLDR: Chris says no)

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The UK’s EU settlement scheme.

It is essential that any EU citizens resident in the UK know about the EU settlement scheme and its 30th June 2021 deadline. The pages on the Home Office website setting this out can be seen here.

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In-person right-to-work checks delayed

The obligation to perform face-to-face right-to-work checks has been delayed until 21st June. Here.

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