End of an era or the true hardship of the Innovator visa route

The new innovator and start-up visas went live on 29 March 2019 to replace the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) route, which is now closed to new applicants, and the Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) route, which will close from 6 July. The word from practitioners is that so far there have been no applications made, as there […]

Deprivation procedure of British Citizenship

Last week we discussed why and how British citizenship can be nullified by the Home Office. This week we will take a closer look on deprivation procedure of British Citizenship. The procedure of the deprivation of British citizenship is strictly regulated and must be in accordance with section 40 of the British Nationality Act 1981. […]

Nullification of British citizenship

The new data from Home Office shows that since 2013 hundreds of British citizens have unlawfully lost their citizenship. According to the Freedom of Information request, there were 262 cases of nullification of British citizenship from 2007 to 2017, of which 176 happened in 2013. In December 2017, Supreme Court in overwhelming majority decision, found […]

Entrepreneur/Investors visas in the UK – what do you need to know?

The UK is home to more businesses than ever before. London hosts the highest new business growth rate. It is, however, also the place where most start-up businesses fail. So with the ongoing uncertainty of Brexit and potentially turbulent times ahead, what should you know before you start a business here and what can we […]