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Key Points

  • The United Kingdom introduced plans to expand the types of activities permitted under a business visa beginning in the spring of 2024


The United Kingdom (UK) government introduced its Spring Budget 2024, which emphasized a need to simplify and expand the country’s business visitor visa pathway. These changes include expanding and clarifying the activities that can be undertaken within an intra-corporate setting.

The government also plans to expand the number of Youth Mobility Schemes (YMS) to attract talent to the country. This will include adding 9,100 places through new and expanded agreements with Japan and South Korea.

What are the Changes?

The government of the UK plans to expand the activities for foreign nationals holding business visas. According to the government, these measures will help to bring temporary workers to the country.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the UK government’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Government of the United Kingdom

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