Connecting global workforces
As businesses continue to expand globally, employers are becoming increasingly responsible for HR activities across several countries. The challenges of which are vast and costly, and employers are often dependent upon international lawyers for compliance and good practice outside of the UK.
How to apply for sponsor licence
The UK operates a tiered, points-based system for non-EEA nationals wishing to work here. This includes tier 2, which allows skilled individuals with a job offer to fill gaps in the UK labour force, where the employer has a sponsor licence. While it is not yet clear what immigration rules will apply following the UK's departure from the EU, EEA migration may well also be brought under the tier 2 sponsorship regime.
This "how to" guide explains the process for applying for a sponsor licence, including ensuring that HR systems and processes to prevent illegal working are in place and up to date prior to the application, and nominating individuals for key roles defined by the Home Office.