Will the new immigration rules introduced by the UK truly level playing field for Indian start-ups? Dr Param Shah, Director (UK) FICCI explains in this instalment of ‘The Small Print.’
Delhi and London are moving fast to finalise early-harvest deals in areas like pharma, fintech and defence manufacturing while working on a comprehensive FTA. They must emulate the ambitions of Singapore and Vietnam.
With the December 31 deadline for the end of the Brexit transition period now just weeks away, the UK opened its new points-based system of Skilled Worker Visas which is largely viewed as good news for India.
As the latest round of negotiations between the UK and EU to thrash out a post-Brexit trade agreement faces some hurdles, it is crucial for Britain not to take its foot off the pedal with other important trading partners – including India.
The director of a London-based think tank analyses the role of the Indian diaspora in the 2019 General Elections and notes how immigration reforms should be of key importance post Brexit. Highlights: The 2019 General Election saw Britain elect its most diverse Parliament ever, with 65 ethnic minority MPs making up one-tenth of the House of Commons. Scepticism about Brexit among Indian voters appeared to be a barrier to supporting the governing party for Corbyn-sceptic voters. One of the biggest [...]
Editorial 2020 could be a jumpstart for UK-India ties with PM Boris Johnson hinting a new post-Brexit trade deal with India. As the year of two major elections – one in India in May and a snap poll in the UK in December –comes to a close, the vote is quite definitively in favour of stronger UK-India ties in the New Year. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was voted into power with a “stonking” mandate, has made repeated references to his commitment to strike a new post-Brexit trade deal with India and partner with the Indian Prime Minister, whom he fondly refers to as Narendrabhai, on [...]