Hiring Internationally Trained Workers can help your organization grow in more than one ways For any organization, it might sometime get difficult to find the right employee, with a required skillset, for a certain job role. In that case, it is important to expand the bandwidth and  to employ overseas workers to meet your business…

Businesses and foreign job seekers alike, always want to collaborate with the top recruiting firms. Professionals are continually seeking the finest recruiting agencies that recruit expatriates, while businesses hunt for the best agencies to assist them in filling their position with foreign talent. However, given the number of options available in the market, it is…

Will changing the sponsored employee’s job duties affect your licence? Introduction Sponsors are under an obligation to ensure that they provide accurate information about the job role for which they are assigning a Certificate of Sponsorship.  They are also under a duty to report (to the Home Office) changes to the role, as and when…

Introduction Under current regulations, the process for renewing your sponsor licence is the same for all registered sponsors. You might be an employer who has held a sponsor licence since the inception of the points-based system in 2008. Or you may be a very newly registered sponsor under the new points-based system. Key Personnel of…

Many people plan their seasonal holidays and look forward to spending some well-earned downtime with family and friends.  As travel restrictions ease worldwide, it’s now much easier to book that last-minute trip and enjoy a quick getaway almost anywhere in the world. Visa processes, unfortunately, are not quite as flexible. Recent changes to the immigration…

Introduction Employers who are licensed by the Home Office to employ overseas skilled workers under the points-based system, have access to an online portal called the “Sponsor Management System” or “SMS”. Whether the sponsor licence holder is a company, group of companies, partnership, sole trade or any other relevant business structure, the online portal is…

Introduction As the pandemic situation eased over Summer 2021, restrictions on working from home started to lift. In England, since 19 July 2021, people have been able to go into work, although employers are still required to ensure a covid-safe working environment.  Currently, the situation remains under close observation. There is expected to be a…

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…

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