Carl founded Visalogic in 2006. He serves as the Director, while also working directly with new and existing clients and providing professional immigration advice to some of the UK's most successful companies, hospitality service providers, and sporting organisations. Carl has been involved in UK immigration for over 20 years and has a wealth of commercial experience and real world know-how that he uses on a daily basis to ensure UK employers and the skilled migrants they employ are compliant with UK immigration laws and regulations.

Architects Ask for "Drastic" Changes to UK Visas

08 Feb 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

As various sectors in the UK continue to worry about issues with the tier 2 work permit, the architectural industry has requested a "drastic" overhaul to the application process in a post-Brexit Britain. According to those opposing the current UK work permit strategy, significan...

UK Immigration Health Surcharge Doubles in January 2019

06 Feb 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

The Immigration health surcharge for the UK is set to be £400 per year (compared to the previous £200 per year) for many categories of UK work permit. Some of the major UK visas affected by the increased surcharge include the tier 2 work permit, the tier 1 entrepreneur visa, a...

Tier 2 Work Permit Review Promised for UK Teachers

04 Feb 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

While the tier 2 work permit scheme offers an alternative route into the UK for people with specific skills to provide, it has come under scrutiny in the past. Many applicants hoping for British naturalisation say that applying for UK visas under the tier 2 work permit is an expensive, complicate...

Unqualified UK Immigration Consultant Receives Suspended Sentence

29 Jan 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

During December, the Westminster Magistrates Court heard the case of UK immigration consultant Ms Namrata Thakkar, aged 37 years of age. Thakkar pleaded guilty to two counts of providing unregulated advice to those seeking immigration UK advice and UK visas between the 1st of January 2016 and the...

Plans Emerge to Simplify 1000s of Pages of Immigration UK Rules

28 Jan 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

 According to recent information from the Law Commission - the group responsible for reviewing and recommending changes to legislation in the UK, including with Immigration UK strategies, there will be a review on the proposals of immigration rules setting out practices for the home secretar...

Think Tank Says that Cap on Tier 2 Work Permit Should be Scrapped

26 Jan 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

According to a think tank dedicated to supporting those on the search for tier 2 work permit options in the UK, the cap on visas available in the UK should be "abolished" and removed from the system without replacement. According to a report on Immigration UK plans published in ...

UK Visas Extended for Post-Study Work Period, Easing Rules for Employers

07 Jan 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

The Immigration UK sector for the UK government has finally published its long-awaited whitepaper for updated UK visas, which outlines changes for various rules surrounding British naturalisation and working in the UK. One update revealed in the new whitepaper highlights changes to the regulation...

Whitepaper Highlights New Tier 2 Work Permit Rules

04 Jan 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

A government white paper released in December 2019 suggests that the cap currently restricting tier 2 work permit applications may be lifted. The whitepaper responds to recommendations made by UK immigration consultants surrounding the new rules that should be in place after the UK leaves the EU....

7% Increase in December 2018 for Tier 2 Sponsor Employers

02 Jan 2019 | Posted by Carl Thomas

According to immigration UK figures released by official governments, the number of UK work permit solutions issued over 2018 was the highest it's been since 2009. Reports suggest an increase in demand from employers with tier 2 work permit sponsorship licenses, attributed to a 7% rise in the num...

Architects May Apply for UK Visas with "Outstanding Talent"

23 Dec 2018 | Posted by Carl Thomas

With discussions around Brexit and the changing UK work permit heating up, many of the experts hoping to gain entry to the UK are already looking into consultations with UK immigration lawyers. Fortunately, it seems that some people with a certain level of skill may have an easier time getting UK...