The UK government’s proposed changes to visa requirements involve increasing the minimum salary threshold for overseas workers. Currently, workers outside shortage occupations need a minimum salary of £26,200 to qualify for jobs in the UK. This figure is below the median salary level in the UK. The proposed increase to £30,000 represents a significant shift […]
New specialist resources for workers in the cleaning sector
FLEX has been delivering training sessions in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh, bringing together GLAA officers, statutory services, and local organisations supporting cleaners from all backgrounds, to build their understanding of key employment rights, risks and indicators of labour exploitation in cleaning work, and how to access advice and support.
By opening their e-gates to British travellers, Portugal is sending a message that it does not intend to prioritise EU tourists at the border, defying Brexit rules in the process.
Portugal becomes first country to ignore Brexit.
Vacancies across Wales have continued to rise, with 2022 levels set to be 196% higher than the 2018-2020 three-year average.
Lawyers and campaigners have called on the government to take urgent action to help thousands of Ukrainian seasonal farm workers who were in the UK when the war started and have been left at risk of destitution, abuse and exploitation here.
Belvoir CEO Dorian Gonsalves warns of further challenges to come, as years of flawed government policies continue to impact the market, resulting in stock shortages and high tenant demand.
In response to the war in Ukraine, the UK government has launched two bespoke immigration routes for Ukrainian nationals forced to flee their homes: the Ukraine Family Scheme and the Homes for Ukraine Scheme.