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About Emma Brooksbank

An immigration law specialist, Emma advises clients in all areas of immigration law, policy making and business strategy. She is able to help hospitality businesses recruit and retain overseas workers, ensuring they have all the necessary permission to work in this country.

Could overseas recruitment help the sector?

By |2023-03-07T14:22:13+01:00March 7th, 2023|

Both The Times and the Guardian have reported that ministers have consulted the Migration Advisory Committee over whether some hospitality workers should be added to the list of shortage occupations. Since Brexit all newly arrived Europeans have needed a visa to work in the UK, as do nationals from the rest of the world. For [...]

Are you ready for post-Brexit immigration?

By |2020-11-26T12:51:34+01:00November 26th, 2020|

For many years now the hospitality and leisure sectors have relied heavily on workers from outside the UK.  High staff turnover, Brexit and the future new immigration system are ongoing concerns for operators. Will I be able to recruit bar and waiting staff under the immigration system? When the future immigration system was first proposed [...]