The latest Scottish legal news from Drummond Miller
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Home Office confirms expansion of Shortage Occupation List

It has been confirmed that care workers and home carers and the relevant job code will be added to the list of jobs eligible on the Shortage Occupation List. Read More >
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Naturalisation applications and the Human Rights Act

Naturalisation is the means by which most adults become British citizens and is governed by s.6 of the British Nationality Act 1981. Read More >
Updated right to work checks guidance published by the Home Office

Updated right to work checks guidance published by the Home Office

Last week the Home Office published their updated right to work check guidance, Right to work checks: an employer's guide, including a new annex. Read More >
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EU Settlement Scheme Family Permit Applications

The Surinder Singh route is open to certain family members of British citizens, where they have lived together in an EU country before 31 December 2020 in accordance with EU... Read More >
Sponsor Licence FAQs

Sponsor Licence FAQs

As a number of businesses are now requiring a sponsor licence to employ workers from the EU, we have set out Frequently Asked Questions relating to a sponsor licence. Read More >
Covid-19 Minimum Income Requirement Concession

Changes to the Covid-19 Minimum Income Requirement Concession

Home Office Guidance – Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents - Changes to the minimum income and adequate maintenance requirement. Read More >
Early Indefinite Leave to Remain

Early Indefinite Leave to Remain Concession for Young Adult Private Life Applicants

On 20 October 2021, the Home Office released new guidance in relation to a concession for young adult private life applicants aged between 18 and 24 to apply for early... Read More >
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New Countries Added To Youth Mobility Scheme

India and Iceland will be added to the list of countries whose nationals are eligible to apply under the Youth Mobility Scheme. Read More >
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Drummond Miller LLP Secure Enhanced Legal Rankings

Drummond Miller LLP is delighted to have secured enhanced rankings in the prestigious Legal 500 2022 for its Medical negligence and Immigration teams. Read More >
EEA Family Permits for Extended Family Members

EEA Family Permits for Extended Family Members

The Home Office will now allow a EUSS family permit to be granted to extended family members who applied for an EEA family permit by 31 December 2020. Read More >