Sponsor Licence Revoked?

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A revoked sponsor licence will see your company lose its ability to recruit and employ Tier 2 and Tier 5 non-EEA workers. With the resident labour market falling short in skilled talent across many sectors, sponsoring skilled migrant workers has for many organisations become essential in remaining competitive and even operational. The impact of losing a […]

Tier 2 Licence Suspended? (Act Now!)

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Receiving notification from the Home Office that your organisation’s Tier 2 licence has been suspended will be justifiable cause for panic and concern. How do you respond to the allegations? Does the suspension affect your migrant workers? How long will it take to resolve? Sponsor licence holders are subject to continued Home Office scrutiny. From […]

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence Renewal

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For many companies, the Tier 2 sponsor licence renewal application is a more demanding and involved process than the initial licence application. Preparation will be key. Your organisation should undertake proactive steps to ensure readiness for this process and the potential scrutiny which may result from the Home Office as to your organisation’s continued compliance […]

PBS Licence (Employer FAQs)

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If you are a UK employer looking to sponsor a migrant worker from outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you will need to apply for a sponsor licence under the UK points-based system (PBS). Our business immigration specialists answer some frequently asked questions from employers about applying for and maintaining a ‘PBS […]

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence Application

tier 2 sponsor licence application

Under the Points Based System UK employers have to make a Tier 2 sponsor licence application before they can employ non-EEA workers. Employers who do not have a sponsor licence will be unable to hire new workers from outside the EU or extend work permits for current migrant employees.   What type of sponsor licence […]

Sponsor Licence (How to Apply!)

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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 Guidance (An Employer Guide!)

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If you are looking to hire foreign skilled workers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland, as a UK employer you will first need to apply to the Home Office for a Tier 2 sponsorship licence. This Tier 2 sponsor guidance is to help employers navigate the Home Office rules for eligibility and […]

Sponsor Licence with a Criminal Record?

9 minute read Last updated: 26th November 2019   When applying for a sponsor licence, your organisation will need to satisfy various suitability criteria, not least that those responsible for the day-to-day running of your business, including the key personnel assigned to use the sponsor management system, are all honest, dependable and reliable. The following […]

Tier 2 Licence Application

Under the Points Based System UK employers have to make a tier 2 licence application before they can employ non-EEA workers. Employers who do not have a sponsor licence will be unable to hire new workers from outside the EU or extend work permits for current employees. Tier 2 licence application: What do employers have […]

Sponsor Licence Waiting Time

Under the Points Based System UK employers have to be licensed by UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) before they can employ non-EEA workers. Employers who do not have a sponsor licence will be unable to hire new workers from outside the EU or extend work permits for current employees. What do employers have to do? To […]