PM: We will deliver a farming policy which supports agriculture and improves the environment

Admin December 20, 2018, 8:16 AM

The UK will maintain environmental protections, safeguard animal welfare and support the production of high quality food, the Prime Minister will say tomorrow as she meets farmers and food producers at the Royal Welsh Show in Llanelwedd, Powys.

Theresa May will set out the government’s plans for a post-Brexit farming policy which works for farmers and food producers, while improving the environment, by replacing the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy – which awards subsidies based on the amount of land farmed – with…
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PM speech to Times CEO Summit: 26 June 2018

Admin December 20, 2018, 8:15 AM

 

Introduction

As business leaders, you will understand exactly what the nineteenth century American politician Daniel Webster meant when, as a young man, he was considering what career to pursue.

After some thought, he decided to become a lawyer.

His friends told him it was a bad idea.

It was highly competitive. Most people who tried it did not succeed.

Hadn’t he better choose a field in which it would be easier to find a place?

No, he replied. ‘There’s…
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£2.3 billion boost and 1,600 jobs created as UK tech goes global

Admin December 20, 2018, 8:15 AM

The Prime Minister will host a raft of cutting-edge companies for a roundtable, as part of London Tech Week, to showcase Britain as the best place in the world to run a tech company. This event kicks off a series of roundtables to drive inward investment in key sectors.

Companies announcing investment today include:

  • Salesforce, who are investing of $2.5 billion in the UK over the next five years, which will include the opening of a second UK data centre in 2019
  • Mubadala, who are launching £300 million European…
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Medical Training Initiative

Medical Training Initiative

Admin December 20, 2018, 8:11 AM

The Medical Training Initiative (MTI) is a national scheme designed to allow a small number of doctors to enter the UK from overseas for a maximum of 24 months, so that they can benefit from training and development in NHS services before returning to their home countries.

Through the MTI, trainee doctors from countries outside the European Union are offered the opportunity to learn from experienced consultants within the UK national health system. From April 2017 the Department of Health, Health Education England and the Academy of Medical…
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Tier 1 changes and other planned changes

Tier 1 changes and other planned changes

Admin December 20, 2018, 8:11 AM

New Statement of Changes on the Immigration Rules being planned in December 2018, which should be implemented post Jan 2019. Some of the key points to take from the announcement is as follows:

  1. The Tier 1 Investor route is likely to be suspended, so that new changes can be planned by UKVI. The current policy and rules on the Tier 1 Investor route can be found here: https://icslegal.com/tier1-investors.php.
  2. Our understanding following the Immigration Minister’s statement is that the Tier 1 Investor route is currently…
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