The UK operates a work entry visa designed specifically to accommodate entrepreneurs and investors. As of September 1, 2015, it is a requirement for entrants to provide a criminal background check issued from each country they have lived in for a period of 12 months or more during the last 10 years.
Effective September 2015, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection will coordinate with the Australian Taxation Office to compare visa application and data submitted by companies for tax purposes.
In this week's Global Glance we look at Uber’s and Airbnb’s differing global strategies, a pro golfer’s UK visa woes and luxury vacations.
The global growth experts at U.K.-based Radius say they’ve helped a couple hundred companies grow overseas, including Tesla Motors Inc. Radius reduces the risks of expanding abroad by setting up foreign entities for clients and providing them with accounting, bookkeeping, payments, payroll and banking services.
Depending on how you look at it, temporary assignments to China just got a whole lot more complicated or significantly more clear with the announcement late last year of newly clarified visa requirements for some short-term workers.
Vitem-V work permit holders to obtain work booklets faster under new rules
Short term workers sent to China for 90 days or less will require a Z visa if they fall under the categories identified by MHRSS
US soccer star Juan Agudelo's story is indicative of the UK's changing immigration laws and the trend towards tightening restrictions. So if you’re applying for a UK visa or work permit, don't be surprised if the process presents you with significant challenges.
The 400 visa will be offered for a maximum 6 month period of stay, a provision which was welcomed by businesses
Minimum monthly financial thresholds for temporary entrants has been reduced to 3 months and the temporary resident’s visa interview period has been extended to 30 days