The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended that a significant number of video games industry specific roles should be included on the UK’s shortage occupation list (SOL).
Ukie gathered evidence from 35 games companies to respond to the MAC’s call for evidence. Our submission requested the inclusion of eleven additional industry specific roles to the SOL to ensure our industry is able to maintain the access to overseas talent that has built us into a global force.
Ukie's No Deal Brexit Survival Guide
UK Finance has launched a national campaign today encouraging small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to prepare for the potential changes and opportunitis from the UK's departure from the EU. The "Lets Talk Business" camapign is supported by leading business organisations including the Federation of Small Businesses, (FSB), British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
Briefing on Brexit Whitepaper: the future relationship between the EU and the UK
Late last week the Government published its long-awaited white paper providing more detail on the processes and arrangement it will seek with the EU between now and the end of the implementation period in December 2020.
6,000+ skilled workers denied entry to UK – what does this mean for a post-Brexit future?
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.
Today, a raft of new measures on immigration and skills come into force which will impact games companies across the country.