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The U.K. government has announced new plans to modernize the country’s immigration system to “attract and retain the most highly-skilled, globally mobile talent.” The plans are detailed in a budget plan submitted to the House of Commons last week and focus on attracting global talent in academia, science, research and technology.
Among other proposals, the budget calls on the government to:
Analysis & Comments: Employers will welcome the steps being taken to ensure that the U.K. can attract and retain the most highly skilled, globally mobile talent from around the world. Employers will also welcome the steps being taken to modernize the immigration sponsorship system and will wait with interest for the roadmap due to be published in the summer. Deloitte will continue to follow developments related to the budget proposal, and will provide additional updates as information becomes available.
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