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Coronavirus increases demand for expensive real estate

Traditionally, sales of more expensive homes have always been slower than sales of other properties. However, this year, according to the UK’s largest real estate website Rightmove, homes worth £ 1 million or more are selling at the fastest pace since 2014 and are the leaders in the real estate market. The number of sales of such houses has more than doubled, and in general, the number of agreed transactions in the real estate market has grown by 61% compared to

Tier 2 sponsorship – was it a genuine vacancy?

Many readers may be aware of or familiar with the Tier 2 sponsorship scheme. This scheme enables non-EEA migrants to work in skilled jobs for UK employers. Such migrants hold Tier 2 Skilled Worker visas – sometimes known under the older terminology as Work Permits. Employers who wish to employ Tier 2 migrants have to hold a Tier 2 sponsor licence. Sponsor licences are jealously guarded by the Home Office, and indeed the whole Tier 2 structure is very strictly governed.