SOC Codes for Skilled Worker Eligible Occupations

soc codes

Matching the role you are recruiting for with the relevant occupation code, or SOC code, is a crucial step when hiring a new sponsored worker under the Skilled Worker, Global Business Mobility or Scale Up routes. It will be important for the sponsor to allocate the correct occupation code to avoid issues with the Home […]

UK Sponsorship Reforms: 2021, 2022 & Beyond

With the introduction of the new points-based immigration system, the UK government has pledged to make a number of improvements to the work visa sponsorship process for sponsors and workers. Given the new immigration rules require UK employers to have a sponsorship licence to hire most non-UK residents, the imperative for reform of the system […]

Home Office Challenging CoS Applications

Sponsor licence holders are being warned of increased Home Office scrutiny when processing CoS requests. Prior to the change in the CoS regime at the end of 2020, requests for CoS allocations were generally considered to be ‘rubber stamping’ exercises. However, we are noticing an increase in the number of requests for further information being […]