Some of the facts:
The same criteria are used for both an initial application and a renewal application, but during the renewal application, the Sponsor Licence holder must also show their ability to maintain compliance in all areas; You must have your Sponsor Licence renewed in order to continue hiring skilled migrant workers. Failure to do so may result in the loss of your sponsored work force, suspensions, revocations, fines, and penalties; Your initial Sponsor Licence is valid for four years. You must submit your renewal application before your Sponsor Licence expires. Otherwise, your licence will end automatically and you will have to make a new, full Sponsor Licence application;
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Sponsorship Licence Compliance Duties for Sponsor Licence Holders
We are a specialised UK immigration law firm.
I will talk about Sponsor Licence compliance Duties in this video.
As a Sponsor Licence holder you are responsible for complying with your sponsorship duties as set out by the Home Office.
If any rules/regulations change (which is likely) it is your responsibility to keep yourself informed, and act on any changes as needed.
Your sponsorship duties include but not limited to reporting and record keeping.
You should report within a specific deadline significant changes within the company that includes but not limited to ‘change of address’, ‘merger/acquisition’, ‘TUPE transfer’.
You should also report information on sponsored worker such as but not limited to, changes in job title/job duties or salary, change of the work location and certain absences.
You must have a system you use to check your workers can legally work. Each licence holder is responsible for monitoring immigration status and prevent illegal working.
When the time approaches, you must also apply for a renewal of your Sponsor Licence so it remains up-to-date.
We strongly advice businesses to remain complaint with their sponsor licence compliance duties.
If you require legal advice in relation to sponsor licence matter, please contact us today. Our contact details are at the bottom of the video. We are happy to help. Thank you.
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We used A Y & J Solicitors to assist us with a complicated issue with our Tier 2 licence. We are extremely grateful to Yash, Sok Wei, Wayne and the team for their dedicated service. We could not have got through this issue without them. A Y & J Solicitors demonstrated exceptional knowledge of the immigration law and excellent understanding of the Tier 2 complexities. We received amazing service and their assistance in this matter was greatly appreciated.
I can not thank enough A Y & J Solicitors and great team to help me to achieve positive result for my most awaited and complex immigration application. My sponsorÕs Tier 2 licence was downgraded and my Tier 2 was curtailed but Highly knowledgable immigration specialist, intelligent -innovative ideas , positive attitude of A Y & J Solicitors has got me my Tier 2 back. I will have my settlement early next year. I would highly recommend A Y & J Solicitors to anyone in need of UK immigration advice/services. I specially like ÔCAN DOÕ approach, strong representation, correct and precise advise of A Y & J Solicitors.