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Overseas Players & Managed Migration – Immigration Rules (Home Office) January 2017

2022-09-13T17:20:31+01:00By |ECB News|

ECB-Managed-Migration-QAs-19-Jan-17.pdf It is advisable that all member clubs of league read the following, especially the final section: Sanctions and Penalties All non EEA citizens will require prior permission (a visa) to come to the UK to participate in sport if they do not hold: British passport (or is a spouse/ dependant of) European passport (or is a spouse/ dependant of) Ancestral visa Most common visa types within Cricket are: Tier 5 Creative & Sporting Standard Visitor Visa Non Visa Nationals (not an actual visa) Tier 5 Youth Mobility Tier 4 (Student) The ECB are not registered immigration officials and cannot offer definitive advice. Our understanding of the immigration rules for each visa is: Tier 5 Creative & Sporting: Designed for professionals in their home country coming here and acting as a professional. Can: Be employed as a player and/or coach for the main sponsor, (or another “sponsor” under the Supplementary Employment rules). Cannot: Seek any other type of employment other than what they were granted permission for to enter the UK. In 2015, 3 Migrant endorsements were issued by the ECB for clubs in Notts. In 2016, 2 Migrant endorsements [...Continue Reading]

ECB Helmet Guidance 2016

2022-09-14T10:31:46+01:00By |ECB News|

Download ECB Helmet Guidance The ECB has recently announced new helmet safety measures, which are being introduced with a view to reducing the risk of head and facial injuries within the game. The purpose of this brief note is to assist Leagues and Clubs at the recreational level to understand the key elements of these changes and what they mean. Click below to download the full guidance as a PDF. ECB-Helmet-Guidance-2016.pdf

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