Blog updated on Monday 9th September, 3pm:
Following the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)'s recommendations, the Home Office has confirmed today that the shortage occupation list will be expanded.
The Immigration Rules have been amended accordingly to accomodate the recommendations placed forth by the MAC earlier this year, putting the changes into law.
Ukie would like to thank the 35 games businesses who helped us shape our submission to the MAC.
Ukie's No Deal Brexit Survival Signposting Guide
Last update: 10/10/2019
With Boris Johnson becoming Prime Minister and no deal preparations increasing, there is a higher chance that the UK will leave the EU without a deal on the 31st of October.
Though we strongly believe that no-deal should be categorically ruled out as an option – and that most members of Parliament have indicated that it is an undesirable option - we understand that businesses must make preparations for all eventualities.
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.