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  • UK: Updated Guidance On The National Minimum Wage

    The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published updated guidance on calculating the national minimum wage (NMW). The guidance is intended to assist employers comply with their obligation to pay employees the NMW where applicable. The guidance now includes a new section on the family member exemption and the guidance has been updated… Read More »

    May 27, 2015
  • US IT industry calls for raising H-1B visa cap

    More than 5,45,000 tech jobs remain vacant in the US which is having a deep impact on Silicon Valley-based firms, American IT industry has said while arguing in favour of raising the cap on H-1B visas to attract the brightest minds from across the globe. “Silicon Valley’s advanced, traded industries power innovation and growth throughout… Read More »

    May 27, 2015
  • Going Abroad: A Guideline to Entrepreneur Visas

    Sometimes, the United States simply isn’t the best option for some startups. And, that’s perfectly fine – after all, there are several great startup economies outside the United States that are definitely well on their way to competing with the likes of even America’s Silicon Valley. On Tech.Co, we’ve looked at everything from how Brazil’s… Read More »

    May 27, 2015
  • Britain’s new immigration bill poses threat to Indian business houses

    LONDON: In what could be bad news for Indian business houses, employing non English staff may soon mean an additional fee for every worker. The Queen also announced a new immigration bill that would make it illegal for businesses to recruit solely from abroad without advertising those jobs in Britain and in English. In a… Read More »

    May 27, 2015
  • New visa changes for Staying in UK for 6 months or more

    LONDON – Starting this May 31, Biometric Residence Permits (BRPs) will be issued to (non-European Economic Area national) visa applicants from the Philippines who are going to the UK for six months or longer. The purpose of the BRP is to provide evidence of your immigration status. It will be necessary to show your valid… Read More »

    May 27, 2015
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