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  • Lockdown restrictions eased across the UK
    30 May 2020

    As lockdown restrictions are eased across the UK, owners and directors of ELT centres will be planning the date and nature of their re-opening for face-to-face teaching. This will not be the same for all.

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  • English UK joins tourism stakeholders to propose risk-based approach to quarantine measures
    27 May 2020

    English UK and key representatives of the business, tourism and leisure industries have written to the Prime Minister, proposing the idea of 'air bridges' as an alternative to the blanket quarantining of all UK arrivals.

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  • 14 day self-isolation for UK arrivals
    26 May 2020

    The UK government has announced that people arriving to the UK from Monday 8 June 2020 will need to self-isolate in their accommodation for 14 days. 

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  • Home Office announces further visa extension
    22 May 2020

    Home office announces visa extension until 31 July 2020 for those currently in the UK who cannot return to their home country due to the Covid-19 pandemic

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  • English UK responds to second reading of the Immigration Bill
    21 May 2020

    English UK has prepared a memorandum and proposed amendment emphasising our key concerns around the Bill, the changes to the immigration rules we would like to see, and requiring the government to commit all future proposals around the rules to expert scrutiny before making changes. We have also indicated that we are willing to appear before the Scrutiny Committee to present our concerns.

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  • Saudi Arabia Cultural Bureau confirms they can accept electronic invoices
    18 May 2020

    In order to move to electronic invoices, English UK member centres are asked to observe certain conditions...

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  • Tourist businesses worth billions may close because they are excluded from Government's rate relief scheme
    1 May 2020

    Trade associations representing thousands of tourist businesses, together with the Local Government Association, have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer asking him to urgently change civil servants' interpretation of his Coronavirus Business Rates Relief Scheme, launched to support the UK's hospitality and leisure industries.

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