Category Archives: News

July 2021 Travel Update

Jason and I talk about the current protocol for UK visa applications lodged in SA: HOW WE HELP Move Up current offers the following solutions: – Free visa assessment (either British nationality or UK visa options)– Call back request– Find out about Move Up affiliates– Take a look at the full list of British nationality […]

Customer Case Study: Marriage Visitor Visa

Unique Visa Provisions In our previous case study, we can see how Move Up’s free assessment serves to help reduce risk of refusal (before visa submission). In todays study, we will see that Move Up’s free assessment also serves to identify unique visa opportunities that exist. A young couple, one British, one South African, were […]

Customer Case Study: UK Skilled Worker Visa

UK Employer Sponsorship UK skilled work permits, previously known as Tier 2 visas, work on the basis that UK employers not only have to offer South Africans job offers but they also have to gain approval from the UK government to do so. In todays study, you will see that even UK employers don’t get […]

COVID Border Regulations: Understanding the UK’s “Traffic Light System”

The EU vaccine passport is in its rollout phases and vaccinations across the UK are moving along swiftly. With these two events coinciding, it was expected that travel restrictions would be eased in time for the summer but the UK’s “Traffic Light System” is still giving the red light to many countries. The system has […]

Travel Predictions for 2031

Past Being born in the early 80s, I am part of the generation where we have experienced technological improvements impacting our way of life. Fortunately / unfortunately, my generation is the last to grow up without social media. Historically speaking, it has been amazing to witness the advancements in internet infrastructure. Especially in South Africa. […]

Will the Coronavirus Affect Your Travel Plans to the UK?

The outbreak of the coronavirus in China has gripped news headlines as governments, multi-national corporations and the public have been affected by what reporters have called a ‘pandemic’.  But how serious is this new virus, and should you change your travel plans to the United Kingdom in response? According to Australian media, the coronavirus is […]

Do You Qualify to Move to the UK Under the New Points System?

The United Kingdom (UK) is adopting an Australian-style points system to replace their current immigration approach now that the UK has left the European Union.  Under the new points system, migrants will have to accumulate at least 70 points in order to be eligible for a visa.  The new Immigration Bill will come into force […]

New UK Immigration System: More South Africans May Qualify for Work Visas

In the wake of Brexit and the United Kingdom’s (UK) new skills-based immigration system, South Africans will have increased access to UK work visas. According to Move Up, the new immigration system will see South Africans given access to work visas – in some cases with a path to permanent UK residence – based on […]