Sponsor Licence (How to Apply!)

sponsor licence

With domestic skills shortages across the UK economy, employers in Britain are looking to the global talent market to meet their recruitment needs. But to employ skilled non-EEA workers, UK employers first have to apply for sponsor licence. A refusal rate of 15%, however, suggests employers are struggling to get the application process right.   […]

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence Supporting Documents

If you are an employer approaching the Tier 2 sponsor licence application process for the first time, do you know which sponsor licence supporting documents will be required as part of your application? 15% of sponsor licence applications are refused. Common grounds for refusal, or delays, in applications relate to sponsor licence supporting documentation submitted by […]

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence Key Personnel

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence Key Personnel What are ‘Key Personnel’? UKVI requires every business applying for a Tier 2 Sponsor Licence to nominate people to the following roles: • Authorising Officer • Key Contact • Level 1 User Once you have been granted a Tier 2 Sponsor Licence you can also choose to nominate individuals […]

Sponsor Licence Guidance for Employers

Sponsor licence guidance for employers hiring non-EEA citizens. To employ skilled personnel from outside the EU, UK employers must first apply to UKVI for a sponsor licence. Hiring from overseas is a business decision that is rarely taken lightly. UK immigration rules are complex and demanding on employers of foreign workers. Non-compliance with employer duties will […]