Successful Application for Skilled Worker Visa from a Sponsor who was related to the Applicant
May 11, 2021

Background We were instructed to prepare for a Skilled Worker visa application for a migrant worker who was based in the UAE. The applicant received an offer of employment for the position of Sales Consultant from a family member in the UK and requires assistance on the Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) and his visa application….

tier 2 sponsor licence
April 10, 2020

Background A care home, Company A, with over 800 employees serving clients around London lost their Tier 2 Sponsor Licence following a compliance visit from the home office. Company A was established over 20 years ago in the care industry had three non-EEA employees who were on a Tier 2 visa.  All three employees were…

tier 2 sponsor licence
July 25, 2019

Company D is an IT software company specialising in solutions for the banking sector. While the company only had one employee (as a contracting vehicle for the Director), they had been developing a new data pricing service for use in over-the-counter derivative transactions. To complete the development project, the company required a niche set of…

July 04, 2019

Due to rapid growth, Company C, a UK-based Digital Marketing Company wanted to to hire a Senior Project Manager.  They found the perfect candidate in a non-EEA national, however, because the migrant’s leave had been curtailed, the window to successfully secure sponsorship under the Company under Tier 2 (General) was extremely limited. Company C held…

June 11, 2019

Obtaining a Sponsor Licence to employ skilled migrant workers can be a daunting task with numerous pitfalls.  It requires robust technical knowledge and an understanding of the Home Office requirements.  This is where experience in the industry is invaluable. Our client, AGCL, is a consultancy firm specialising in the provision of financial risk management services…

A Y & J Assists An International Church Organisation to Retain Their Sponsor Licence
May 31, 2019

A Y & J were recently approached by an international church, GHM, seeking advice following the suspension of their Sponsor Licence after a compliance visit. They had held their Sponsor Licence since 2014 and, believed they had adhered to the sponsor licence obligations strictly since that time.  The loss of their Sponsor License, and subsequently…

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