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Securing a Skilled Worker Sponsor Licence

What is a skilled worker sponsor license?

The Skilled Worker route is the primary work route in the UK points-based immigration system. It allows UK businesses to recruit people to work in the UK in a specific job in an eligible occupation. This route allows international workers to bring their family to the UK and it leads to settlement. Businesses who are able to sponsor under the Skilled Worker route are able to attract the brightest and most qualified candidates across the world. 

The Home Offices does not make sponsorship easy. Your business must apply and hold a skilled worker sponsor licence. As a licenced sponsor, you will be subject to Home Office sponsorship duties, such as reporting key events and ensuring specified documentation is kept. You must ensure you understand and comply with the additional rules and processes required for sponsorship. 

More about skilled worker sponsorship

The skilled worker sponsorship system is complex and businesses. Failing to comply can result severe business disruption, reputational damage and financial penalty. Obtaining a sponsor licence is more than just an application; it’s also understanding your new role and responsibilities. Getting it right from the start is vital. Our specialist business immigration solicitors at Freeths can support you throughout the process to obtain your sponsor licence. We are licence experts and have secured hundreds of licences for our clients. 

Our team of immigration solicitors have over 30 years’ experience in UK immigration law. Our focus is ensuring your business secures and keeps your sponsor licence, allowing you to grow your business with skilled global talent. We will be your hands on business partners, providing support throughout the duration of your licence.

If you require legal assistance or would just like to discuss your situation with one of our experts, please contact our immigration solicitors.

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