PBS sponsorship under Tiers 2 and 5: Employers

PBS sponsorship under Tiers 2 and 5: Employers guidance:

The eligibility criteria for obtaining a sponsor licence are not located in statute law nor in the Immigration Rules; they are mainly contained within the long and...

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When applying for a sponsor licence, an organisation must decide who will act as its 'Key Personnel' for the purposes of the licence and its relationship with the Home...

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When applying for a sponsor licence under Tiers 2 and 5 of the Points-Based System (PBS), an organisation must go through the following process: • step 1: decide which...

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This Practice Note is relevant to all sponsor licence applications where the applicant organisation wishes to include the Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) (ICT) category...

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Affidavit in support of sponsor licence application for [insert full name of the applicant UK organisation] I, [insert full name of deponent (who must be a senior...

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A. Submitting the online application Please can you double check that all the details on the application form are correct. As you do this, print off each page carefully...

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Background The 6 April 2016 Sponsor Guidance for Tiers 2 and 5 (SG) makes a number of changes to the compliance regime for sponsor employers under Tiers 2 and 5 the...

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The 6 April 2017 Sponsor Guidance for Tiers 2 and 5 (SG) makes a number of changes to the compliance regime for sponsor employers under Tiers 2 and 5 the Points-Based...

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A decision by the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD) acting by the Home Office to refuse to grant a sponsor licence under Tiers 2 & 5 is not subject to any...

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This Checklist gives an overview of the immigration matters that should be considered on a relevant transfer under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)...

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1 [This offer of employment OR Your employment] is conditional upon, and subject to: 1.1 you obtaining, and at all times continuing to have, the right to live and work in...

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There are a number of ways in which a sponsor can lose its licence or have it limited. These are: • downgrading • revocation • suspension • surrender by sponsor, or •...

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Background The 19 November 2015 Sponsor Guidance for Tiers 2 and 5 (SG) makes a number of significant changes to the compliance regime for sponsor employers under Tiers 2...

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Background The 24 November 2016 Sponsor Guidance for Tiers 2 and 5 (SG) makes a number of changes to the compliance regime for sponsor employers under Tiers 2 and 5 the...

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What is a spent conviction? Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (ROA 1974) convictions may become spent after a specified period of time. The period of time...

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When an organisation obtains a sponsor licence it must comply with a number of duties and responsibilities to the Home Office. When it applies for the licence it is...

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A genuine and trading business? NATURE OF BUSINESS • What does your business do? • How has it raised finance to start? • Have you started operating yet? • Do you have any...

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When can the Home Office visit an organisation (or a related third party)? The Home Office is able to carry out compliance visits to the premises of licensed sponsors, or...

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Sponsor organisations are required to report various changes of circumstances affecting their organisation to the Home Office. How to submit the report and who should do...

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The statutory rules governing the annual accounts and reports of small companies (other than micro-entities) are set out in: • Part 15 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)...

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Sponsored migrants are prohibited under the Immigration Rules from changing their sponsor or the duties and responsibilities or remuneration of their current job under...

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There are a number of ways in which a sponsor can lose its licence or have it limited. These are: • downgrading • revocation • suspension • surrender by sponsor, or •...

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Monitoring immigration status and preventing illegal employment Document 1 Format of copy (hard copy or electronic) Type of document Which copy pages have been taken?For...

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