Opinion Piece

Past Developments of UK Immigration (From a South African perspective).

o help give context to my subjective opinions relating to UK immigration legislation and how it impacts fellow South African passport holders in 2016, it is best to take past developments into consideration. This helps understand the motivations that serve as a driving force behind the changes taking place. David Cameron, from my perspective, is […]

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Move Ups’ February 2015 Summary on UK Visas

Given that we are already half way through February, this year seems to be getting off to a busy start. We are nearly ready to roll out phase 1 of our business improvement plan (running a bit behind schedule but excited nonetheless). Over the past few months, the UK government (and its politicians) have announced […]

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2014 Changes in UK Visa Application in SA

The change of UK visa commercial agents in South Africa, from VFS Global to Teleperformance, took place earlier this year (effective April 2014). The UK government have cleverly “outsourced” its front of house (formally known as “Visa Application Centres”) through appointment of commercial agent contracts. Commercial agencies are courier companies who handle biometric capturing (taking […]