The United Kingdom announces a new visa to work in the country

ahmed atef - | World

According to the revised immigration regulations that were issued by the government of the United Kingdom, the United Kingdom will begin implementing significant changes to its Visitor Visas on January 31, 2024. These changes will allow visiting citizens to engage in greater business activities.

In accordance with the new regulations, tourists will be permitted to continue working for an employer located outside of the United Kingdom while they are in the country. Nevertheless, the primary purpose of their trip must be tourism, visiting family, or participating in another activity that is not related to their employment that they are doing. An additional requirement is that the visitor's employment overseas should be closely related to the remote work that they perform during their stay.

Work Eligibility for the Client

Under some circumstances, visitors who are in possession of these visas are permitted to engage in client work. This includes working for a company that has branches in both the United Kingdom and other countries, where client work is a tiny component of their job overseas and is required for a project or service that is being provided by their current employer's branch in the United Kingdom. It is important to note that the visitor's employer in another country should not deliver the project directly to a client in the United Kingdom.

Based in the United Kingdom

The ability to work remotely from the United Kingdom will be granted to visitors, provided that this is not the principal purpose for their existence in the country.

Those in the fields of science, research, and academia

With the exception of academics who apply for a visit visa valid for a period of twelve months or who extend authorization from within the nation, professionals working in certain sectors are permitted to conduct research in the United Kingdom.

Expansion of Activities Available to Lawyers

It is now possible for lawyers who are in possession of Visitor Visas to engage in a wider range of activities within the United Kingdom. These activities include providing advice, acting as an expert witness, participating in arbitrations, judicial processes, and teaching.

Speakers who are offered paid engagements

Speakers who are now in the United Kingdom on a guest visa will in the future be able to receive paid for their presentations.

Consolidation of the Visitor Route for Permitted Paid Engagement (PPE)

Both the Standard Visitor route and the PPE Visitor route will be incorporated into one another. It is not necessary for individuals to get a separate visa in order to participate in paid activities; however, they are required to arrange their activities within thirty days of their arrival.

These modifications, in particular the provision for working from home, are anticipated to have a positive impact on the tourism and commercial sectors in the United Kingdom. Jeremy Hunt, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, had already committed to strengthening the rules governing corporate visitors in order to make it possible for a wider variety of activities and paid engagements to be permitted. The modifications are scheduled to go into effect in January of 2024. 2024 is also expected to see additional changes made to the regulations governing corporate visitors.

About Author

ahmed atef
ahmed atef
485 Total posts


Read Also

World
The reasons for delays in obtaining Schengen visas

There are several reasons why obtaining Schengen visas can be delayed.

World
French President Macron Declares snap elections

Emmanuel Macron, president of France, has announced early elections following a crushing defeat for his alliance in the European elections. Macron expressed his plan to dissolve the national assembly and hold new legislative elections.

World
Bahraini government officially announces Eid Al-Adha 2024 holiday schedule

The dates for the Kingdom of Bahrain's Eid Al Adha have been announced.

World
Two Tram collision injures many in Siberia's Kemerovo region

n the southwestern Siberian city of Kemerovo, a collision between two trams resulted in injuries to a total of 67 individuals, as reported by the TASS news agency.

World
Indian embassy cautions youth against accepting job offers on social media

The Indian Embassy in Myanmar has issued a stark warning against the proliferation of fraudulent job schemes targeting unsuspecting individuals, particularly the youth.

World
An aircraft engine causes the death of a person at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam

An airplane engine tragically kills a person at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam.

World
Germany: Multiple injured in horrific knife assault in distressing incident

A man armed with a knife attacked attendees of a far right-wing information stand affiliated with the Büergerbewegung Pax Europa (BPE) at the central market in Mannheim, Germany, where a violent incident transpired. Around 11:35 a.m., a series of...

World
The US EB-5 Golden Visa Program provides comprehensive details and features

The United States EB-5 Golden Visa Program offers a comprehensive set of details and features.

World
Thailand extends visa stays for tourists, students, digital nomads

Thailand's government has approved longer visa stays for tourists, postgraduate students, remote workers, and retirees. This decision is part of a strategic effort to revive the nation's struggling economy, with tourism being a critical...

World
A famous Indian airline introduces a special seating option for women

IndiGo, a budget airline, recently followed Air India's lead by introducing a new option for solo female travelers. This initiative allows women to select seats adjacent to other female passengers for added comfort and security during their...

World
Indian police arrest unlicensed hospital boss after six babies die in a fire

The tragic incident at an unlicensed hospital in New Delhi sheds light on the devastating consequences of negligence and a lack of adherence to safety regulations.

World
The International Court of Justice order Israel to halt Rafah military offensive

Nawaf Salam, president of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), stated on Friday that Israel's response to the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza has been insufficient since the court's earlier judgment. According to Salam, the ongoing...

World
The cost of obtaining a Schengen visa is rising again.

Schengen visa fees: The cost of obtaining a Schengen visa is once again declining.

World
An earthquake measuring 5.3 magnitude shakes Papua New Guinea region

Today, Morobe province in northern Papua New Guinea experienced a 5.3-magnitude earthquake, sending tremors through the region.

World
Travelers describe how passengers on the plane lose valuable items

Dh70,000 Rolex stolen on flight: Passengers on the airplanes have reported losing important items

World
The list of destinations that you can travel to for $40 per day

Here is a list of places you can visit for just forty dollars per day.

World
Canceling dozens of flights causes huge losses

The Civil Aviation Corporation of India has cancelled around 86 domestic and international flights as a result of nearly 300 flight crews calling in sick en masse in the early morning hours of Wednesday.

World
Canada announces the date of the appearance of King Charles' image on the Canadian dollar

The Bank of Canada announced the date of the appearance of the image of King Charles III on the country's currency, the Canadian dollar, explaining that the image will be placed on the $20 banknote in the year 2027 AD.

World
Demands to cancel the visas of foreign students in America participating in the protests

Senator Marco Rubio, Republican of Florida, repeated his call to demand the withdrawal of visas for foreign international students in America, against the backdrop of protests and sit-ins demanding a ceasefire in Gaza and the killing of innocent...

World
Türkiye launches digital travelers visa

Turkey topped the European countries in issuing a “digital travelers” visa, when the Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced the acceptance of applications from qualified applicants.

World
Globally, the aviation sector is under difficult pressures

A number of reliable sources indicated that the global aviation sector is under widespread pressure, in addition to the crisis of supply chain bottlenecks, which are hindering companies operating in the sector.

World
Amount of tax on the personal income of foreigners in Canada 2024

The amount of tax that will be levied on foreigners' personal income in 2024.

World
The types of income taxes imposed on Canadian residents in 2024

Taxes in Canada: What types of income taxes imposed on Canadian residents in 2024?

World
Canada announces shortening the validity of the LMIA for foreign workers starting next month

The Canadian government has announced the discontinuation of time-limited measures under the Workforce Solutions Roadmap for Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

World
International students prefer Canada from the US for ease of post-graduation work permit

International students who wish to work after graduation prefer Canadian immigration legislation over US law. This affects international students' choices. If US immigration policy tightens, the US may lose international students. The study...

World
Canada imposes huge penalties for temporary work permits for these nationalities

The Government of Canada has announced very strict sanctions on companies and employers who employ Nigerian foreigners and other foreign nationals in temporary jobs.

World
The new Schengen visa rules allow travel to 29 European countries

With the new Schengen visa requirements, travelers are able to visit 29 different countries in Europe.

World
Hong Kong and Singapore Ban Indian Brands MDH, Everest Spices

The Centre for Food Safety in Hong Kong has taken action against certain Indian spice products, banning several variants from popular brands MDH and Everest.

Canadian Gas prices set to stabilize throughout 2024