“The single market is not a Swiss cheese. You cannot have a single market with holes in it.” said Viviane Reding, vice-president of the European Commission, when speaking to the FT An historic vote in the Swiss cantons is sending ripples of surprise throughout the EU. Switzerland is not part of the EU but it has […]
Overseas business people and students have suffered from long delays in acquiring visas simply because they have not been able to get an appointment. The problem was caused by individuals and organisations booking several appointments at a time which then prevented others from taking up those appointments. 20 to 30% of the appointments were ‘no […]
The UK can be a great base from which to work on projects for clients across the EU especially financial services, engineering and IT jobs in Europe. If you have a UK work visa, EU laws relating to provision of services can allow your employer to send you to work at client sites on the continent […]
The EU Blue Card will allow highly skilled migrants (and their families) to live and work in the European Union for an initial period of two years. At the moment the scheme is only live in a handful of countries, including Bulgaria.
If you’re an EEA National you will be able to move and work freely throughout the European Economic Area. If you are a Non EEA National you will need to secure a country specific Work Permit unless you hold a work visa for a member nation and you are working further to a managed service […]
In the following case it may be appropriate to apply for a Vander Elst Visa: If you are an IT , Engineering or Finance Consultant on a temporary UK work visa you may be able to deliver services to a client in an European Union member state without first securing a country specific work permit.
A Schengen Visa will not allow you to work or deliver services to a business based in a Schengen member state. The visa will only allow you to travel throughout the area for tourist purposes or business meetings. If you’re looking to work or deliver services to a business based in the Schengen Area you […]