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
Along with the changes to the Aliens Act and Working Hours Act, the government recommends the introduction of whistle blowing rules in a new Employment Act
To enable an easier transfer between Britain and Ireland, a new scheme has been introduced effective October 6, 2014 which will assist short stays
The Migration Act passed in 2013 also introduced increased powers of inspection that allow Fair Work Inspectors to perform immigration checks at workplaces
When employment visa’s are applied for, it is now a requirement for the sponsoring company to provide it’s EPFO number (Employees Provident Fund Organization, which is India’s main social security fund)