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The Right to work in the United Kingdom

Posted on: Aug 25,2020

The right to work

British citizens and those with settled status have an unconditional right to work in the UK.

British Citizens

A British Citizen has an unconditional right to work in the UK. There are four ways of getting British citizenship:

1 By birth or adoption [British Nationality Act 1981 (BNA 1981) section 1]

2 By descent [BNA 1981 section 2]

3 By registration [BNA 1981 sections 3-5]

4 By naturalisation [BNA 1981 section 6 and Schedule 1]


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