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Does the 180-day absence requirement apply to spouses or partners of a settled person under Appendix FM?

Most UK immigration categories impose a restriction that the visa holder must not be outside the UK for more than 180 days in any 12-month period.  This requirement is to be met when applying for Indefinite leave to remain. Fortunately, if you are in the UK as a spouse or a partner of a settled …

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What is the Shortage Occupation List and what are the benefits of being offered a job that is on the list?

The shortage occupation list sets out jobs that are deemed to be in shortage in the UK. These roles can be filled by skilled workers from outside the UK as employers are unable to easily find workers from within the UK to fill these vacancies. Which Sectors are Currently on the UK Skills Shortage List? …

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