Government publishes guidance on plans for EU citizens
The Home Office has today released some guidance that it has sent to the European Commission as part of its negotiations which sets out how it intends to support EU citizens currently in the UK through a new streamlined registration system post-Brexit.
Games studios need smart immigration rules.
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As government statistics show a rise in net migration to the UK, Ukie warns that the games industry and the tech sector as a whole could be prevented from growing and bidding for new projects as a consequence of stricter new rules hindering firms recruiting foreign talent to meet business needs.
HAVE YOUR SAY: High skill visa restrictions announced
The Government's Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) – a semi-independent body set up to advise on immigration policy – is considering several new measures to bring net migration under 100,000 annually, as proposed in Conservative manifestos. We would like your opinion on how these could impact the games industry.
The proposals are focused on the Tier 2 general visa, which enables UK businesses to employ skilled migrants from outside of the European Economic Area.