The latest Scottish legal news from Drummond Miller
WFH During a Pandemic

Lockdown Reflections - Starting a new job in a pandemic

In our final article, Laura Penman, a solicitor in our Immigration team, reflects on the challenges of trying to relocate to Edinburgh from London and start a new job during... Read More >
Home Office publishes policy paper on its “New plan for immigration”

Home Office publishes policy paper on its “New plan for immigration”

Following the end of free movement between the UK and the EU, the Strategy Statement outlines the Home Office’s intention to implement transformation changes to the UK’s immigration system. Read More >
Training and Qualifying in a Pandemic

Lockdown Reflections - Training and Qualifying in a Pandemic

Lauren Mizen, a solicitor in our Immigration team, provides her perspective on training and qualifying during lockdown. Read More >
Biometric Residence Permit (‘BRP’)

Why does my Biometric Residence Permit (‘BRP’) expire on 31st December 2024 when I have leave beyond this date?

Why does my Biometric Residence Permit (‘BRP’) expire on 31st December 2024 when I have leave beyond this date? Read More >
Blog Proforma - Home Office announce the end of Covid-19 concession for right to work checks

Home Office announce the end of Covid-19 concession for right to work checks

On 20 April 2021, the Home Office announced the adjusted measures for right to work checks will come to an end on 16 May 2021. Read More >
Scottish Government Report outlines key focus areas for future Scottish migration

Scottish Government Report outlines key focus areas for future Scottish migration

This month the Scottish Government published their report A Scotland for The Future: The opportunities and challenges of Scotland's changing population in which the Scottish Government sets out its first... Read More >
New Home Office guidance on late applications to the EU Settlement Scheme

New Home Office guidance on late applications to the EU Settlement Scheme

For most applicants living in the UK before 31 December 2020, the deadline to make an application to the EU Settlement Scheme is 30 June 2021. Read More >
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Updated guidance on record-keeping for sponsors

On 16 March 2021, the Home Office published an updated version of Appendix D: keeping documents - guidance for sponsors (“Appendix D”) which now provides clarity on the record-keeping requirements... Read More >
Right to work checks

Right to Works Checks – What employers need to know in a post-Brexit workplace

Given the serious implications for employers who are caught employing illegal workers, employers have been anxiously awaiting guidance on the position from the Home Office. Read More >
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Long-awaited Graduate Visa Route to launch in July 2021

The Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules published on 4 March 2021 announced the introduction of the long-awaited unsponsored Graduate visa route on 1 July 2021. Read More >