Latest Immigration News
- 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.
- News story: More detail provided on new settled status for EU citizens
New document sets out how EU citizens will be supported through an application process which is streamlined and easy to use.
- News story: Home Office announces changes to Grenfell immigration policy
The Home Office today announced changes to the dedicated immigration policy for survivors of the Grenfell Tower tragedy so it provides a route to settlement in the UK.
- Press release: Hull people smuggler jailed
A Lithuanian man who attempted to smuggle two Chinese nationals into the UK at the Port of Hull has been jailed for more than two years.
- News story: Home Office publishes second report on statistics collected under exit checks programme
The Home Office has today published the second report on the data collected on travellers departing and arriving in the UK as part of the exit checks programme.
Latest Family Law News
- Children and Social Work Act 2017 (Commencement No 3) Regulations 2018
‘Corporate parenting principles’ brought into force from 1 April 2018
- Review of children in need launched
DfE seeks to understand what works in practice to improve their outcomes
- Children living with parents in emotional distress: 2010 to 2016
Public Health England publishes updated data
- New private law cases received by Cafcass in February 2018 5% down on a year ago
3,154 new private law cases in the month
- Care applications received by Cafcass in February 4% up on a year ago
Second highest monthly total for a February on record
- Consultation on regs to allow a single person to apply for a parental order following a surrogacy arrangement
Consultation closes on 20 April 2018
- Practice Guidance: Case Management and Mediation of International Child Abduction Proceedings
Child Abduction Mediation Scheme likely to commence in the week commencing 16 April 2018
- Practice Guidance: Standard Family Orders
Consultation will run until 16 March 2018
- Government commits to protect people with dementia and learning difficulties
Broad agreement with the Law Commission's Liberty Protection Safeguards model
- Government launches post-implementation review of LASPO
Findings will be published later this year
Latest Employment News
- 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
- Acas publishes new advice to help support working parents with premature babies
- Too many trans employees lack support from their managers in the workplace, according to new Acas research
- Acas comment for A-level results day