Immigration

Brexit negotiations and EU nationals in the UK

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Following the Brexit referendum, the position of EU nationals in the UK has become part of the complex withdrawal negotiations. After months of uncertainty, in June 2018, the Government announced the details of the agreement reached with the EU regarding protecting the rights of EU nationals in the UK. More …

New process for in country applications

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The in country application process is currently going through a major overhaul. From the beginning of November, the Home Office started gradually introducing changes to the way the applications are being submitted and processed. More …

Transparency in supply chains statements will have a big impact

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The Modern Slavery Act has come under a lot of criticism from campaign groups, NGOs and human rights lawyers. Mostly rightly so. More …

Modern Slavery Act - first seminar with general counsel and in-house lawyers

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Yesterday I chaired the first of a series of Blake Morgan hosted seminars dealing with the upcoming requirement in the Modern Slavery Act. More …

Why I am excited by the Modern Slavery Act

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It is not often I would be excited by an Act or a new law. It is part and parcel of a lawyer's job to keep up with changes in the law and such changes are, in the main, incremental. More …

Unilever publishes world's first UN Guiding Principles Report

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Unilever has today published its 'Human Rights Report' and become the world's first business to publish such a report under the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework. More …

New Investor Visa Rules from 6 November 2014

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The long expected changes to the Tier 1 (Investor) visa category come into force today, 6 November 2014. More …