About Michelle Lee

Michelle is a qualified solicitor. She joined the Immigration team at Truth Legal in March 2021.

Care Workers to be Made (Temporarily) Eligible for Sponsorship

What just happened? Shortly before Christmas, the Government was issued with a firm instruction: make Care Workers eligible for sponsorship immediately.  Not much room for confusion there. The instruction came from the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) in its annual report, which made for grim festive reading in its assessment of [...]

By |2022-01-11T12:32:34+00:00January 11th, 2022|Immigration|

Migration Advisory Committee: Care Workers Should Be Made Eligible For Sponsorship “Immediately”

Quick background At Truth Legal, we have long believed that one answer to staff shortages in the UK’s care sector is immigration policy, although it’s certainly not the only answer. Under the current immigration system, regular Care Workers are not eligible for sponsorship, but Senior Care Workers are. This is [...]

By |2021-12-20T13:59:48+00:00December 20th, 2021|Immigration|

Made with Care? Our Take on the Government’s Recruitment Drive for Adult Social Care

Truth Legal and the UK care sector The Immigration Team at Truth Legal has more insight than most solicitors into the staff shortages currently paralysing the UK’s social care sector. On a near-daily basis we are contacted by a care provider seeking advice.  Most of them are looking to [...]

By |2021-11-15T09:17:24+00:00November 9th, 2021|Immigration|

How to Sponsor a Senior Care Worker – Recent Changes and What You Need to Know

Senior Care Workers were added to the Shortage Occupation List earlier this month, giving their sponsors an important immigration advantage.  Read on below to find out what this means for you if you are recruiting Senior Care Workers from overseas.  There’s also an FAQs section which you might find [...]

By |2021-10-27T09:45:55+01:00March 30th, 2021|Immigration|

The Healthcare Worker’s Guide to Covid-19 Immigration Policy

If you’re working in healthcare right now, we know your time is precious. That’s why we’ve put together this quick guide to all things immigration for healthcare professionals working in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic. If you are a care worker, you should read our specific Care Worker’s Guide [...]

By |2021-06-04T13:25:55+01:00February 16th, 2021|Immigration|
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