IMMIGRATION – UKMALAYALEE

India signs air bubble deal for operating international flights with United Kingdom

NEW DELHI Aug 3: India and the United Kingdom have inked air bubble deal for internationals air connectivity as air travel shows signs of recovery amidst COVID-19 pandemic. The Government of India has given a permit to UK carriers to operate flights between both the countries, news reports from India said. Continue reading “India signs air bubble deal for operating international flights with United Kingdom”

If you had visa or leave due to expire by 31 July, you are given an extra month’s grace until 31 August: Apply now

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON July 30: If your visa or leave expired between 24 January 2020 and 31 July 2020 there will be no future adverse immigration consequences if you didn’t make an application to regularise your stay during this period. However, you must now do so from 1 August, a UK government notification said. Continue reading “If you had visa or leave due to expire by 31 July, you are given an extra month’s grace until 31 August: Apply now”

NHS faces fresh crisis as 250,000 nurses consider quitting because of low pay

LONDON July 28: Up to a quarter of a million nurses are now considering quitting their jobs because of pitifully low pay. Many of them erupted in fury days ago when the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced wage rises for 900,000 public sector workers but left them out. Continue reading “NHS faces fresh crisis as 250,000 nurses consider quitting because of low pay”

Are you 50 and above? Be prepared for vaccinations this winter to prevent from flu and Covid

LONDON July 25: The UK is set to launch its most expansive flu vaccination in September, with all over-50s in England offered the jab for the first time in order to combat a second wave of Covid-19. Continue reading “Are you 50 and above? Be prepared for vaccinations this winter to prevent from flu and Covid”

Indian Consular Officer Briefs Queen Elizabeth About India-UK Collabration During COVID-19

KOLKATTA July 27: An Indian consular officer on Friday briefed Queen Elizabeth II about the close collaboration between the UK and India during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading “Indian Consular Officer Briefs Queen Elizabeth About India-UK Collabration During COVID-19”

Campaign for newly arrived NHS migrant workers to get Indefinte Leave To Remain: Meeting with Labour MPs today

LONDON July 22: After their victorious campaign to scrap immigration health surcharge, a levy charged by U.K. government from immigrants to access UK healthcare system, they are meeting a group of Labour Party MPS today morning. Continue reading “Campaign for newly arrived NHS migrant workers to get Indefinte Leave To Remain: Meeting with Labour MPs today”

Fast-track planning permission for two-storey extensions

LONDON July 22: Under new rules to be laid out in Parliament, residents will be able to pursue a fast track approval process to build upwards.

Parliament announced on Tuesday that homeowners can pursue a fast-track approval process in order to build upwards on their properties. Continue reading “Fast-track planning permission for two-storey extensions”

Immigrant Health Surcharge: This video explains all about how this will benefit migrant health workers

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON July 16: NHS and social care staff from abroad will no longer have to pay the £624 immigrant surcharge, Health secretary Matt Hancock announced this week. And they will be eligible to apply for a refund backdated to March 2020, he added. Continue reading “Immigrant Health Surcharge: This video explains all about how this will benefit migrant health workers”

Fast-track visas for migrant health workers but care staff left out as low skilled

LONDON July 14: The UK government on Monday laid out further details of its new points-based immigration system to come into force from January 1 next year, described as a “fairer, firmer, skills-led” regime that would treat nationals of all countries at par – a move welcomed by Indian industry. Continue reading “Fast-track visas for migrant health workers but care staff left out as low skilled”

Etihad Airways To Operate Special India-UAE Flights Between July 12-26

New Delhi July 11: Etihad Airways on Friday said it will operate a limited number of special flights from six Indian cities to Abu Dhabi in the UAE between July 12 and July 26 for eligible passengers. Continue reading “Etihad Airways To Operate Special India-UAE Flights Between July 12-26”