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Autumn Statement 2014

The government’s intention to carry out a review of overarching contracts of employment, as announced in the Autumn Statement 2014, is of most relevance to umbrella companies and contractors. A discussion paper will be published in time to inform possible action in the 2015 Budget. The reason given for the review in the Autumn Statement […]

New Border Force Cutter the HMC Protector Launched

The latest addition to the Border Force’s fleet, HMC Protector, was officially launched this Monday (17th March) by Home secretary Theresa May at a ceremony at HMS President in London. She said: ‘We are an island and seafaring nation and HM cutters have a proud history of protecting our shores. ‘Today’s vessels include sophisticated surveillance and […]

Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa

A Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa may be possible If you’re internationally recognised as a ‘world leader’ or potential world leader in the fields of science and the arts. This  Visa is a new status visa which has been designed to attract the very best in the fields of science and the arts to the United […]

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa | Contract / Consulting Business with £50K

Would you like to apply for a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa ? Do you have £50,000 and a viable business plan? If so Commonwealth Contractors may be able to help. The UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa is focused on those who want to set up a business in which they will invest at least £200,000 […]

Restricted Certificate of Sponsorship

A Restricted Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) is used in the most part for ‘out of country’ applications which are subject to the Immigration Cap. Unrestricted CoS’s are used in the case of ‘In Country’ extension or switching applications which do not have any effect on the Immigration Cap. To apply for a restricted CoS a […]