Search Results for: Tier 2 Visa (formerly UK Work Permit).

Immigration cap poses risk to UK economy

The popular Tier 1 (General) category no longer exists. There is a new Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent)category; however, hardly anyone meets the requirements for this visa category. Moreover, Tier 2 skilled immigration for applicants with a job offer from a UK employer was capped at approximately 21,000 visas per year and, for many people, made […]

Google jumps off the fence as HTC launches another legal battle with Apple

The complaint concerns the nine patents brought last week from Google, four originally from Motorola, three from Openware Systems, and two from Palm.  The general counsel of the HTC Corporation, Grace Lei, said: “We are taking this action against Apple to protect our intellectual property, our industry partners, and most importantly our customers that use […]

EU executive to stop countries bringing back border controls

The free travel regime, known as the Schengen system- was questioned earlier this year when Silvio Berlusconi and Nicolas Sarkozy, feuded over a small influx of immigrants from Tunisia. France reintroduced border controls to stop the immigrants arriving from Italy. Denmark then unilaterally decided to re-erect border and customs checks on its borders with Germany […]

NHS staff dispute Cameron claim of support for reforms

During Prime Minister’s questions, Mr Milliband stated that in newspaper articles published this week, the British Medical Association, Royal College of GPs and Midwives had still “all rejected your bill”. Nevertheless, Mr Cameron insisted that “now you’ve got the Royal College of GPs, the physicians, the nurses, people working in the health service supporting the […]

Treatment for remote stroke patients facilitated by HD video conferencing

The telemedicine project will allow doctors to assess stroke victims in hospitals remotely, to decide if they need a treatment known as thrombolysis. The project will include the delivery of an IP VPN. It will connect doctors with core infrastructure supporting high definition (HD) video and audio. The VPN will include a hosted VC gatekeeper, […]

European Commission blocks scrutiny of IT spend

The EC hopes to eradicate the waste with a radically revised IT strategy not dissimilar to that being pursued by the UK government. However, more than a year since initial proposals were put before the president the Commission is still working out how to consolidate its systems and bring runaway IT support costs under control […]

Nokia launches three smartphones running new OS

In a statement Nokia said: “Symbian Belle powers all three devices, with single-tap NFC technology for sharing and pairing, the most personal user interface so far and a more powerful mobile web browsing experience”. The phone maker said the announcement proved the company\’s commitment to Symbian despite its partnership with Microsoft and transition to Windows […]

Man with three wives jailed

Delroy Bryan, 46, of Reigate Road in Bromley was arrested by officers from the UK Border Agency in May 2010, after information was received suggesting he was involved in bigamous marriages to aid immigration applications. Bryan married Jamaican national Inez Downs at Islington Registry office in November 2000. She went on to claim British nationality. […]