The United Kingdom offers numerous work visa options to overseas workers willing to work in the UK. Any overseas migrant seeking to apply for work in the UK will first need the correct permission to work.  Choosing the right work visa depends on a number of factors and the most common questions are:- What type…

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…

Several hundred spouse visa entry clearance applications get rejected every year due to one of the other reasons. There has been a 19% increase in rejections since the new immigration rules were announced in 2012.  Generally speaking, most of the refusal cases are overturned by either making a new application or appealing the refusal. In…

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…

As an employer, you need a sponsor licence to sponsor a skilled worker from outside the UK to work for you. Since 1 January 2021, under the UK’s new immigration system, any EU citizen (excluding Irish nationals) arriving in the UK must inevitably be sponsored by their employers and need to apply for the relevant…

The United Kingdom is a magnet of rising opportunities for global talents. Several thousands of skilled workers move to the UK every year to seek growth in work and better living conditions. According to the Home Office statistics of 2019, over 113,958 skilled workers were moving to the UK, marking an increase of 11%.  And…

With the end of the implementation period and freedom of movement, many companies suddenly find themselves in a position where they are struggling to recruit from the UK. As such, more and more companies are now looking to apply for a sponsor licence to hire overseas workers. Some are run by British Citizens and settled…

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