Tuesday, September 30, 2008

United Kingdom: New Immigration Points-Based System To Replace Work Permits

Article by Helen Boddy

The Work Permit regime is being phased out during 2008 and 2009 and a new Points Based System ("PBS") is being gradually introduced. Changes to Tier 1 (highly skilled workers) have already taken place and the Tier 2 (skilled workers) system will be changing in November 2008. Until November 2008, the current Work Permit regime continues in force, including the provisions regarding Work Permit extensions.

From November 2008, organisations will need to be registered as sponsors to bring in a skilled migrant worker from overseas under Tier 2....

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