A job offer from an approved sponsor, such as an employer cleared by the Home Office. This will earn 20 points.Have a job offer that is at a "required skill level". This will earn 20 points.The ability to speak English to a certain level. This will earn 10 points. Home Secretary @patel4witham is pushed on who will be able to come to the UK under the government's points-based immigration system.#KayBurley it's "firm" and "fair" and is "based on the skills and the talents you have to offer".https://t.co/qvfxTCFnug pic.twitter.com/c9E9s9n9qC … [Read more...] about New immigration system: How will the UK’s points-based scheme work?
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It will cost £50 a year to be a member and the perks include free and unlimited entry to all exhibitions, an online magazine and invites to after hours events. It will be £78 for a member plus guest and given the forthcoming Rembrandt blockbuster will cost £18 to go in once, the National Gallery is hoping people will see the advantages. … [Read more...] about National Gallery announces membership scheme
You didn't mention interest. How does that work, and what's the rate? Yes, the fact that there's interest to pay (it is rolled into the repayments) could be the deal-breaker for many people. The Green Deal Finance Company – a not-for-profit company set up by the government to provide financing to households via the providers – has set its interest rate at 6.96%, but what you pay will depend on the rate charged by the provider. These will vary and are likely to be in the region of between 6% and 9%. … [Read more...] about Green Deal home improvement scheme: the key points
In a letter to the committee's chairman, Nicky Morgan, FCA chief executive Andrew Bailey said a no-deal scenario "would create significant challenges and risks in terms of firms' readiness, potential market disruption and insufficient public-policy solutions put in place on the side of the EU". … [Read more...] about Brexit: UK economy not ready for no deal, Mark Carney says
Business Asian shares have mostly risen despite overnight losses on Wall Street and the coronavirus crisis. Data for January showed Japan’s exports fell less than expected in January, its third straight month of deficit. Adding to optimism, new virus cases reported by China have been falling. Collapse in demand due to Covid-19 remains the key worry for the markets across the globe as the disease continues its spread, said Prakash Sakpal, economist for Asia at ING. The pound is trading at $1.299 and €1.203 while the FTSE is tracking 55 points higher at time of writing. … [Read more...] about Wednesday briefing: Tories roll up the welcome mat