Category Archives: Tier 5 (Working Holiday) News

UK Eases Visa Rules – 1st October 2013

Last Friday, Mark Harper, the immigration minister, announced changes which generally ease visa rules from 1st October 2013. Some of the key changes are: Removal of the English language requirement for intra-company transferees. Tourists and business visitors are allowed to do some study where it is not the main purpose of their visit. Share ownership […]

Croatia a Member of the EU from 1st July 2013

The Republic of Croatia became a member of the EU on the 1st July. This means that Croation nationals can now move and live freely in any member state of the EU. Member states may restrict access to the labour market for a transitional period and the UK is taking up the option to do […]

UK Immigration Statistics Reveal Increase In Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visas (UK Working Holiday)

The latest UK Immigration Statistics reveal a significant increase in the number of Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visas (UK Working Holiday Visas) approved in Australia and New Zealand in 2010 when compared to Tier 5 Youth Mobility UK Immigration Statistics compiled during the recession. Between October 2009 at February 2010 Australian Tier 5 Youth Mobility […]

Australians & New Zealanders Contracting in the UK

Each year thousands of skilled Australians and New Zealanders travel to the UK on Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visas (formerly UK Working Holidaymaker Visas) to work for a period of up to two years. Many enjoy the experience so much that they plan to return on alternative Visas such as Tier 1 (formerly HSMP) or […]