If Not London… Where?

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

It took a global pandemic to finish what Brexit started, with ‘the great reshuffle’ well underway. While it is well documented that homeowners and tenants have re-evaluated their lifestyles, swapping city bolt holes for countryside cottages, there is an equally important shift in the business sector.

Brexit: Impact Update

City Hall, London

 

The B word has been somewhat overshadowed by the C word. So we forgive you for being out of the loop since our EU departure. Despite other events, Brexit has happened and it continues to shape our professional, economical and political backdrop. Here’s the latest news you may have missed but it’s delivered heavily caveated, as it’s extremely hard to separate the impact of the pandemic from the effects of Brexit.

Moving Abroad in 2021

World map with pins

This year could be the year you make the big move and leave your home country, joining the expat  community of professionals overseas. Moving abroad always means enormous changes, and this year is likely to present more challenges than ever.
To help you take the leap, we round up the best tips for moving abroad in the aftermath of Brexit and COVID-19.

Post-Brexit Immigration into the UK

Westminster, London

The UK immigration system that will apply to both EU and non-EU nationals after the Brexit transition period ended on 31st December 2020 has changed.

From 1st January 2021, free movement ended and a points-based system is now in effect. This is part of a wider programme of change to transform the operation of the UK’s border and immigration system. The UK Government has advised that EU and non-EU citizens will be treated equally and will give top priority to those with the highest skills and the greatest talents: scientists, engineers, academics and other highly-skilled workers.