/Tag: Brexit

UK rolls out its ‘flexible’ approach to global skills imports

2021-01-25T13:04:00+00:00December 1st, 2020|India Inc Views - India Global Business, Special Report - India Global Business|

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.

Britain elects its most diverse Parliament ever

2020-01-22T11:45:58+00:00January 10th, 2020|2020, Home Page, UK Edition – 10 January 2020|

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 [...]

A promising New Year for UK-India relations

2020-03-18T09:06:18+00:00December 27th, 2019|UK Edition – 27 December 2019|

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 [...]