A Certificate of Sponsorship is a critical piece of evidence required for UK visa applicants applying under one of the sponsored employment routes. Sponsored Worker routes include the Skilled Worker, Intra-Company Transfer, Minister of Religion (T2), Sportsperson (T2). Applicants can also be sponsored under various Temporary Worker (T5) subcategories. A UK employer must assign their…

The Skilled Worker Sponsor Licence is an absolute mandatory requirement from 1 January 2021 for any UK employer who seeks to hire overseas skilled workers or staff who does not have already permission to work in the UK. This means you must secure a Sponsor licence first to hire your prospective workers. The kind of…

In a recent announcement by the UK Home Office on 14 June 2021, the temporary COVID-19 Right to Work checks will end on 31 August 2021. However, beginning from 1 September 2021, all the employers will resume face-to-face and physical document checks for every employee they hire as set out in legislation and Right to…

Over the recent years, the Government has frequently increased the costs incurred by organisations seeking to sponsor individuals to work in the UK. Here, we take a look at the exact sponsorship costs for skilled workers.  Organisations should be aware of the associated costs of skilled worker sponsorship at the outset to ensure that it…

With the UK leaving the European Union, the UK and other European economies have been affected significantly. With the ending of free movement, a deep impact has been observed on the UK labour market.  A paper published in 2018 by the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh along with support from the Economic…

1. Why was my UK Worker Sponsor Licence application refused? There can be numerous reasons for the refusal of your sponsor licence by the Home Office. However, some of the most common and basic reasons for refusal are – The organisation has submitted incorrect documents Failed to show the need for a Sponsor Licence Poor HR practices….

The way firms hire from overseas is changing from January 2021. Organisations from many sectors likely to experience a talent shortfall when the transition period between the UK and the EU ends. 87% of UK employers are concerned about how Brexit is going to affect them and the measures to take. One of the utmost…

A sponsor Licence offers the ability to access the global talent pool. However, sponsor licence revocation is equally business-critical with a devastating impact on the business. The Home Office outlines certain duties to be carried out by Sponsored Licence holders throughout the period of its validity. If the Home Office finds the sponsor breaching these…

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