Following a long wait, the Population Management (Guernsey) Law, 2016 is now nearly here and due to come into force on 3 April 2017. The Law overhauls the rules governing who can live in and work in Guernsey.

For those employers who are reliant on imported labour, the new rules regarding who qualifies for either short, medium or long term employment permits, known as STEP, MTEP and LTEP’s, is one of the key components of the new law. The Committee for Home Affairs have now finally published its Employment Permit Policy detailing which workers will qualify for what kind of permit, which should bring finally bring some long needed transparency over who can work in Guernsey.

To view a table with a few examples of the kinds of permit available to those working in the finance and professional sector and read the rest of the article click on the PDF version button below.

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