'We will be introducing a new-fast track health and care visa. This will make it easier and quicker for talented global health professionals to work in our brilliant NHS and in eligible occupations in the social care sector. The visa fee will be reduced and health professionals applying can expect a decision on whether they can work in the UK within just three weeks, following biometric enrolment. We will exempt frontline workers in the health and social care sector and wider health workers from the requirement to pay the Immigration Health Surcharge.' … [Read more...] about Priti Patel unveils points-based immigration system for the ‘brightest and best’ with a ban on foreign criminals from January 1 – but sparks fury as care workers will NOT be eligible for fast-track health visas despite key coronavirus role
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Politicians in the region have erred on the side of caution, with early and strict lockdowns and only gradual easing. In the Czech Republic, students up to fifth grade can attend school on a voluntary basis as of last week, but high schools will not return until September. A similar decision has been taken in Hungary, where teachers and students can meet in small groups if necessary but proper schooling will not start until after summer holidays. In Poland, kindergartens have been open since mid-May but there is no prospect of schools restarting before September. … [Read more...] about Back to school: what lessons can UK learn from rest of Europe?
A Hotels.com spokesman said: “This issue was identified and resolved promptly several months ago. Working closely with our partners at Tesco we ensured that only legitimate Clubcard customers were able to obtain and redeem the codes they had earned. No customers of Hotels.com or Tesco missed out on the offer, lost money or Clubcard points as a result.” … [Read more...] about Tesco Clubcard warning after fraudsters crack voucher system to book cheap holidays
Got a question for Judge Rinder? Email [email protected] Mel Hunter, Reader's champion A rough ride from Argos Q) IN April, we ordered an electronic exercise bike from Argos, costing £500. My husband, who’s an engineer, easily assembled the bike but when I went on it there was a burning smell and it stopped working. … [Read more...] about Know your rights to learn how to find a let with a pet with our expert’s tips
The latter accessory provided the show’s talking point. The collection’s e-invitation featured Boafo’s Green Beret portrait of a man in an ivy leaf print shirt and green beret. His earlier work has referenced the Black Panther movement, for which berets and polo necks, another feature of the collection, have become emblematic. … [Read more...] about Dior tackles critics head-on with all-black fashion show