(Partner Content) Many South Africans dream of becoming a British citizen, but once they have their certificate of British citizenship, they are unsure whether they have to take any further steps. We have subsequently answered some of your frequently answered questions on receiving British citizenship.
(Partner Content) With a brand new immigration system, there’s more opportunity than ever for you to expand your operations to the UK and experience unrivalled business growth, all while using it as a vehicle to sponsor you and your family members to a new life abroad.
(Partner Content) The UK has always been a very popular emigration choice for South Africans. There is a large diaspora of South Africans in the UK that came to the UK to study, work or expand their businesses to the UK.
(Partner Content) As we start the gradual withdrawal from lockdown, consumers will be on the lookout to spend after months of enforced home “arrest”. This will likely fuel an increase in economic activity on an unprecedented scale as we bounce-back towards pre-pandemic levels.
(Partner Content) The UK Government is always looking at ways to attract innovative entrepreneurs to the UK economy. They have subsequently created the Start-up Visa immigration route for entrepreneurs with fresh ideas for the UK market.
(Partner Content) South Africans looking to migrate to the UK have several concerns relating to the current Covid-19 pandemic. Contrary to what many people believe, it is unnecessary to put your plans to move to the UK on ice. It is still possible to proceed.
(Partner Content) Many South Africans want to take the leap to start a new life and career in the UK with their British or settled partner. Many people wrongfully think that they have to apply in their own right. However, if your partner is British or has settled status in the UK, you can apply for the UK Spouse Visa. Or as it is also known, the UK Settlement visa.
(Partner Content) Those with National Insurance (NI) contributions are being told to exercise caution and act vigilantly as scammers target unwitting expats in the UK through call and email scams.
(Partner Content) South Africans who have something different to offer to the UK market will find the Innovator Visa the ideal route to moving to the UK.
(Partner Content) If you or your parent has a link to Rhodesia, as Zimbabwe was previously known, you may have a claim to British citizenship. Our UK nationality experts unpack the various ways you could qualify.
(Partner Content) One of the biggest concerns for South Africans settling in the UK is that they have to leave their parents and grandparents behind. However, the Adult Dependant Relative visa will allow you to bring your parents or grandparents to the UK. Unfortunately, it is a notoriously difficult application. But, by using Breytenbach experience with these type of applications, you will have the best chance of success.
(Partner Content) The Shortage Occupation List for the UK will get several new occupations from 6 April 2021. This development is good news for overseas persons looking for job opportunities in the UK.
(Partner Content) A spouse or partner of a UK citizen or a permanent resident can apply for a spouse visa to move permanently to the UK.
(Partner Content) Several South Africans with EU nationality have tried to enter the UK during December 2020 to settle in the UK by 31 December 2020. This move would have allowed them to qualify for the EU Settlement Scheme.
(Partner Content) If you are a South African company planning to open a branch or subsidiary in the UK, having the right accountant is crucial. We break down why.
(Partner Content) If you’ve got a family link to a European country (such as a parent or grandparent), it is possible that you could qualify for EU citizenship. Dual citizenship for South Africans is allowed, but there are some strict rules you must abide by before and after you obtain a second passport.
(Partner Content) There are several daily and weekly changes to the UK immigration rules and regulations, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Fortunately, the changes also include some good news for persons about to move to the UK, and migrants currently in the UK.
(Partner Content) Breytenbachs had several queries from clients over the past weeks on the issue of Biometric Residence Permits (BRPs). Some clients are not able to get their Biometric Residence Permits in time. Others complained that the Home Office did not deliver theirs. Breytenbachs has compiled some answers on the current issues with BRPs.
(Partner Content) Below is a short synopsis of the dos and don’ts of the supplemental and voluntary working, studying and changing jobs or employers.
(Partner Content) If you’re new to the UK, the tax code on your payslip may look like a random assortment of numbers and letters, but it is key in determining how much of your earnings you have to hand over to HMRC. Here’s how to check your tax code correctly.
(Partner Content) South African business owners who either want to start a new business in the UK or expand their successful business have a variety of visa routes available to them. We take a look at the options below.
(Partner Content) Next year brings some major changes to the UK immigration system. If your business is looking to employ workers from outside of the UK, these are some of the important changes you need to be aware of ahead of 2021.