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EU Settlement Scheme – Who needs to apply and how?

Following Theresa May’s announcement that application fees will be scrapped for settled status applications, we set out who needs to apply and how. Who does this affect? EEA nationals or nationals exercising their equivalent Treaty rights, which means working, studying, or being a…

Advice for employers of EU nationals

In June 2018 the Home Office announced plans to carry out further assessment of the proposed EU Settlement Scheme. An update was published on 11 October 2018 which set out the eligibility criteria to become a part of the pilot which…

EU Settlement Scheme – Employer toolkit

The Government has published new promotional material for employers to support EU citizens and their families. The ‘EU Settlement Scheme: employer toolkit’ is meant to provide comprehensive information for those employing EU citizens. All employers should know that the current ‘right…

The impact of Brexit on right to work checks

On 19 March 2018 the Draft Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community was published. The draft agreement confirms what EEA nationals should expect, if…

British citizenship – New application process

The Home Office has made changes in the process of applying to be naturalised as a British citizen, including a new option to prepare and submit the application online. The new online process is expected to be more streamlined. The Home Office…