Future looks promising for Tier 4 Students and Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs in the UK

A year and several months later, there is still political and economic uncertainty regarding the United Kingdom’s future following its decision to leave the European Union (EU). Recent reports suggest that the pound currency has also dropped its value and as a result, the business and education sectors in the UK are starting to raise concerns about the future of their respective sectors in the UK. Despite the unrest, Home Secretary, Amber Rudd has reassured the public that the UK is still one of the leading places for Tier 4 Students and Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs.     

The future is bright for Tier 4 Students and Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs

The UK Government has recently been criticised by experts in the business and academic sectors for failing to provide satisfactory assurances for the future of business and education opportunities in the UK. The primary concern is the UK Government’s everlasting focus on cutting down net migration and failure to acknowledge the risk of facing a shortage of workers in the UK. In addition to this, it is still unclear what free movement rights European Economic Area (EEA) workers may have following the UK’s departure from the European Union (EU).

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd has attempted to allay concerns on the post-Brexit labour shortages by promising to work with the UK Government’s independent advisers on migration in preparing reports on the impact of free movement on the British economy and the value those international students bring to the education sector. These reports would hopefully provide an insight on the future of the business and education sectors. The contents of these reports are yet to be seen but Amber Rudd has recently stated suggested that future is bright for the business and education sectors. She has recently stated that she is:

“committed to working with businesses, both large and small; to make sure we don’t impose unnecessary burdens, or create damaging labour shortages.” “We’ll be taking these decisions on the basis of comprehensive new evidence.”

The UK Still Ideal for Tier 4 Students and Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs

Despite the recent concerns, the UK is still one of the leading places for Tier 4 Students as the UK is the home to some of the best educational institutions in the UK. Similarly, the UK is an attractive investment location as Applicants investing in the UK could benefit from settlement rights. International students can apply for a Tier 4 Student visa if they have been offered a place on the course and can demonstrate that they can accommodate and maintain themselves in the UK.  Applicants must also be able to show that they can speak, read, write and understand English.

The Tier 1 Investor and Entrepreneur route is a well-sought route under the Immigration Rules for high net business peoples wanting to invest in the UK. The two applications are very different in nature, The Tier 1 Investor Visa route is available to high net worth individuals who intend on making substantial financial investments in the UK. he minimum amount that the Applicant must have is £2m and Applicants must demonstrate that they have opened a bank account in the UK for the purpose of investing at least £2m. Unlike the Tier 1  Entrepreneur route Applicants are not required to provide evidence of maintenance as well as meet any English language requirements, which makes this particular visa very popular. We have recently written about Applicants potentially using an investment vehicle to invest in the UK under the Tier 1 Investor visa route to work and study in the UK.

The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa is also a very popular visa for Applicants who aim to come to either set up a new business or to take over an existing business. Applicants are required to provide evidence that they have access to a minimum of £200,000 in investment funds ready and available to invest in the UK. The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa initially allows Applicants to be in the UK for a maximum period of 3 years and 4 months, after which Applicants may then apply for an extension for a further 2 years.

Using Legal Representation for Tier 4 Students and Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs Applications

Legal representatives, such as our specialist immigration and visa law firm, are qualified to advise you on the law and your Tier 4 Students and Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs applications. You can instruct one of our immigration and visa legal representatives to successfully assist you with making a Tier 4 Students and Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs. Our solicitors and Barristers will help you comply with the UK Home Office Immigration Rules and requirements and meet the UK Immigration Rules for a Tier 4 Students and Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs application.

Caseworkers at the UK Home Office are trained to reject applications which are improperly prepared, for example by failing to provide the correct supporting evidence. In order to ensure your Immigration & Visa application succeeds, our solicitors and barristers will ensure all specified documents must be provided. The UK Immigration Rules are complex and a legal representative can help ensure that your application meets the Home Office Immigration Rules.

Successful Tier 4 Students and Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs Applications

Our team of solicitors and barristers are specialist immigration lawyers who act in your best interest. We offer a client-tailored approach from the outset. From the very first meeting, we will be able to advise you in respect of your prospects of submitting a Tier 4 Students and Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs application even reaches the UK Home Office Visa & Immigration department. We can assist you with the preparation and submission of a Tier 4 Students and Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs application and ensure that you meet all the requirements of the relevant rules.

Our offices are based in the legal epicentre of London, just across the road from the Royal Courts of Justice in order to ensure we get the best results for our clients.  We are minutes away from the Immigration and Asylum Tribunal, the Royal Courts of Justice and other central London courts.

Preparation is the key to successful immigration applications. Our UK immigration and visa solicitors are here to guide you through the complex immigration rules and requirements. If you wish to meet one of our lawyers, please call our Immigration Team so we can assess your case and arrange your legal consultation to discuss a Tier 4 Students and Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs application.

Contact our London immigration solicitors on 02071830570 or complete our contact form.

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