The UK’s monthly allocation for skilled workers from outside the EU has been exceeded for an unprecedented third month running. This has led to calls from UK employers for the Home Office to revisit the way in which sponsored skilled workers from outside the EU can come to the UK.

There are concerns within the NHS that essential medical staff are failing to obtain permits due to the high demand over recent months. Coupled with the so called Brexodus, where skilled European nationals are leaving the UK, there are concerns that the UK’s Points Based System is failing to meet the needs of the UK’s employers.

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For further information regarding this topic or any other immigration matter please contact Robert Sparks – Partner, or any member of the Immigration team.

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