Perspectives: Peer research brings ‘invaluable insight’ to designing a Talent Attraction and Migration Service for Scotland.
Blog by Dr Sarah Kyambi, Director, Migration Policy Scotland The Scottish Government is developing a Talent Attraction and Migration Service (TAMS) in 2023 to support people who wish to move to Scotland and help them to settle into new communities. This Service will provide advice and support to employers in Scotland seeking to bring in […]
Blog by Dr Donald Macaskill, CEO, Scottish Care This blog was first published on the Scottish Care website. Migration and social care in Scotland: time to start again. I was fortunate to be able to attend a conference held by the organisation Migration Policy Scotland this past week. Migration Policy Scotland is a relatively new organisation, founded […]
Blog by Caroline Robinson, Human Trafficking for Labour Exploitation Expert From Summer 2020-early 2021 I led research with seasonal horticultural workers in Scotland on the UK’s new ‘Seasonal Workers Pilot.’ We found a significant threat to workers on the pilot of human trafficking for forced labour and a concerning lack of workplace oversight or worker […]
By Stuart Bain, Cosla Migration Policy Scotland co-ordinated this event, hosted by COSLA, for Local Authority Human Resources practitioners at the sharp end of navigating the UK’s labour immigration rules following EU exit. Led by Sarah Kyambi, Director, Migration Policy Scotland, the event was delivered virtually and was well attended with Heads of HR and […]
How prepared are we for the post-Brexit immigration system? As free movement ends, MPS examines the new system for UK labour migration. In particular, the employer sponsorship license looks set to pose difficulties for all but the largest employers. Photo by Alan Findlay on Unsplash