- Procedural unfairness and buying other businesses in Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) (Upper Tribunal’s decision in R (on the application of Anjum) v Entry Clearance Officer, Islamabad)
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- Practically speaking, how can the required amount of investment funds be spent so they will count as permitted investments in the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category?
- What does the decision in R (Anjum) v Entry Clearance Officer, Islamabad say about the investment of funds, and what explanation is given for this?
- What were the key problems with the initial decision as regards procedural fairness?
- Is the unwillingness by decision-makers to disclose interview records a common problem, in your experience?
- Are there any other common themes or problems you have come across in relation to genuineness interviews recently, across points based system categories?
Immigration analysis: Matthew Davies, head of immigration at Wilson Solicitors LLP in London, considers the Upper Tribunal’s decision in R (on the application of Anjum) v Entry Clearance Officer, Islamabad (entrepreneur–business expansion–fairness generally) which examined at whether an applicant could use investment funds to buy another business where they already operated an existing business—and procedural fairness in the visa interview.
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