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Migrant salary for the education sector

The incoming pay threshold for non-European workers could cause chaos for the education sector. Under the new rules, introduced in 2011 but coming into effect next April, workers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) will be forced out of the UK after six years if they don't reach earnings of at least £35,000. The Home Office has indicated that the change was made with a view to reducing the demand for migrant labour, but it effectively means that money employers have directed towards recruitment and training in the meantime has gone to waste. Tijen Ahmet, Immigration Solicitor at SA Law, discusses the issue… Leadership Briefing 10.02(110)

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