How are the new changes to Tier 2 affecting SMEs and start-ups?

Populist pressure has stipulated that the Government arbitrarily reduce net migration. In this spirit, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) conducted a review of Tier 2 of the Points Based System. The fundamental aim of the task was to provide recommendations to the government on ways to lower net migration.  Please note these measures affect residents… Read More

Grenada’s Citizenship by Investment Programme

At its inception, the Grenada Citizenship by Investment Programme was devised as a means for the Government to attract foreign direct investment, as well as successful individuals from the overseas community, to the nation’s shores. Today, the Programme is about giving people options, a safe haven, and a route to happiness – especially when this… Read More

UK immigration – an overview of Tier 1 and Tier 2

The UK immigration options for skilled migrant workers have diminished significantly in the last few years, not least due to the closure of the popular Tier 1 (General) and Tier 1 (Post Study Work) categories. The changes are in line with the Government’s stated aim to reduce net migration to the tens of thousands, although… Read More

The Maltese Individual Investor Programme

The introduction of a new route for the acquisition of Maltese citizenship through an investment scheme was instigated by the recognition of a significant international interest in investment migration. The Individual Investor Programme, currently capped at 1,800 successful applications, allows for foreign individuals and their families who are willing to contribute to the economic and… Read More

Cyprus – a direct route to EU citizenship

Acquiring a second passport has proved to be of significant importance for people who want to travel with less restrictions, to secure their assets, or to enjoy the benefits of welfare and high standard of living of another country. A dual citizenship provides international diversification, which is a crucial element for people who seek personal… Read More

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