Latest Immigration News
- 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.
- Press release: Fake remembrance merchandise seized by Border Force
Border Force officers have seized fake poppy branded jewellery, key rings and scarves estimated to be worth approximately £150,000.
Latest Family Law News
- Some holiday reading for family lawyers …
- Ombudsman highlights most common problems faced by special guardians
Councils need to provide the right support and guidance
- Council’s special guardian policy left scores of families out of pocket
Ombudsman finds policy wrongly implemented for at least eight years
- Practice Guidance: Standard Financial and Enforcement Orders – Update
Addendum issued by the President of the Family Division
- Ministry of Justice publishes Family Justice Research Bulletin 7
Bulletin includes ongoing and forthcoming studies
- Tandem model of child representation in public law proceedings is working well, finds study
Guidance as to the respective roles of solicitor and guardian may be beneficial
- Child Support Agency statistics for January to March 2018
838,200 cases still managed by the CSA
- Protocol: Communicating with UK visas and immigration (UKVI) in family proceedings
- Civil Partnership case goes to Supreme Court today
Rebecca Steinfield and Charles Keidan's appeal hearing due to last two days
- Wife fails in attempt to increase award of £51.4 million plus share of business assets
CoA gives weight to pre-marital agreement
Latest Employment News
- 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
- Acas statement on new proposed child bereavement leave for working parents
- World Mental Health Day – Acas launches new guidance