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Posted on December 08 2023

UK increases salary requirement to £38,700 for foreign workers from spring 2024. Apply now!

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Updated December 08 2023

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Highlights of increase in salary requirement for foreign workers by UK government

  • James Cleverly, the interior minister, said to parliament that the minimum salary for foreign workers has to be increased. 
  • The UK government announced an increase in salary for those striving to live in the UK.
  • There is a substantial hike to £38,700 from £26,000 for foreign workers who are seeking work visas.
  • The UK government has aimed to decrease net annual immigration in the coming years. 


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UK increases salary requirement to £38,700

James Cleverly, the interior minister, defined the changes in the House of Commons, disclosing that there has to be an increase in the salary of foreign workers who are looking for work visas in the UK. He said the salary must be increased to £38,700 from the previous £26,000. This expressed that the UK government has aimed to decrease net annual immigration to 300,000 in the coming years.


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Restriction on Overseas Care workers

The UK government also highlighted the condition of overseas care workers, preventing foreign workers from bringing family dependents to the UK. The UK government has also aimed to remove the 20% salary discount that companies can offer foreigners on the shortage occupation list.


Also read…. UK immigration skyrockets: 672,000 migrants set a new record in 2023


The UK government aimed to solve both the issues that are helping those in need and managing public concerns about immigration. James Cleverly also stated that "British people will always do the right thing to those in need and they are mainly concerned about reducing immigration numbers and stopping illegal migration to the UK”.


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