Latest Immigration News
- Press release: Home Secretary launches Windrush scheme
The Home Secretary has today announced that legislation has been introduced to bring into force a package of measures under a Windrush scheme.
- News story: Sopra Steria has been awarded a new UKVI contract
Sopra Steria has been awarded the contract to deliver a new service for people applying for a work or study visa, settlement or citizenship from within the UK.
- News story: Home Secretary launches Windrush compensation scheme call for evidence
Members of the Windrush generation are being asked to share their experiences to help shape a bespoke compensation scheme.
- News story: Free citizenship for the Windrush generation
Members of the Windrush generation who arrived in the UK before 1973 will be eligible for free citizenship, the Home Secretary has announced.
- Statement to Parliament: Home Secretary statement on the Windrush generation
The Home Secretary's statement to the House of Commons on the Windrush generation.
- News story: Restrictions on Croatian workers to expire in June
The current registration requirements for Croatian workers will expire on 30 June bringing their rights to work in Britain in line with other EU citizens.
- News story: Over 10,500 refugees resettled in the UK under flagship scheme
The UK is more than half way towards meeting its commitment to resettle 20,000 people through the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS) by 2020.
- News story: Immigration minister visits Heathrow Airport
Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes got an early feel for Border Force operations during a visit to Heathrow Airport on Wednesday 10 January.
- News story: Twenty three universities join student visa pilot
Home Office to extend scheme which streamlines process for international Masters students wanting to study in the UK.
- News story: Government doubles exceptional talent visa offer
Double the number of visas will be made available to leading figures and individuals who show promise in technology, science, art and creative industries.
Latest Family Law News
- Court of Appeal determines issue of effective service of proceedings under Brussels IIa
Court invites Rule Committee to consider inclusion of additional obligations in FPR
- Law firm pledges funds in effort to save FDAC National Unit
Call for other firms to donate
- Supreme Court to deliver judgment on section 20 accommodation
Court of Appeal found no breach of Human Rights Act
- Online note published on Habitual Residence and the Scope of the 1993 Hague Convention
Available in English, French and Spanish
- Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) (Sibling Couples) Bill begins parliamentary passage
Second reading scheduled for 20 July
- Commons to debate progress on protecting victims of domestic abuse in the family courts
House of Commons Library publishes research briefing
- Supreme Court will deliver judgment in Mills v Mills on 18 July 2018
Court will consider applications to vary periodical payments orders under s.31(7) MCA
- Commons Select Committee examines Domestic Abuse Bill
- Government to proceed with new child maintenance compliance and arrears strategy
General approval from respondents for proposals in consultation document
- Separated migrant children to be granted legal aid
MoJ written statement follows judicial review of legal aid cuts
Latest Employment News
- Acas issues hot weather tips for employers during heatwave
- Brendan Barber urges employers to have a good team line up before World Cup kick off
- Acas launches new religion and belief guidance to help prevent discrimination at work
- Acas statement on PCS strike
- Acas publishes new guidance after one in four calls from agency workers reveal they are not being paid correctly
- Sir Brendan Barber's response to Government's Good Work plan
- Sir Brendan Barber predicts pay, productivity, tribunal claims and employee voice in boardrooms will be key workplace issues in 2018
- Acas launches new guidance to prevent pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work
- Acas publishes new advice on sexual harassment at work
- Acas launches new stress at work guidance