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Managing the Sponsor Management System

UK’s Sponsor Management System (SMS)

Are you a business looking to hire talent from around the world? The complex world of UK immigration can be overwhelming, but Freeths is here to help. Our experienced immigration advisors are well-versed in the intricacies of the UK's Sponsor Management System, and we can guide you through the entire sponsorship process with ease.

What is the UK's Sponsor Management System?

The Sponsor Management System (SMS) is an online platform designed by the Home Office to enable businesses to manage their sponsorship obligations efficiently. It serves as a central hub for businesses to interact with the UK immigration authorities and facilitates the sponsorship of workers under the Immigration Rules.

How can our immigration solicitors assist your business?

At Freeths, we understand that navigating the Sponsor Management System can be complex and time-consuming. Our team of immigration solicitors are here to streamline the process for you and ensure that your business remains compliant with all relevant immigration rules and regulations. 

Trusted business partners: With our wealth of experience in the SMS, we can go on your licence as a level 1 user, allowing us to manage and maintain your licence. We will be your go-to partner for immigration purposes, freeing up your team to get on with their day-to-day jobs.

Compliance support: We will assist you in maintaining compliance with the Home Office's sponsorship duties. Our immigration solicitors will help you understand your responsibilities, including record-keeping, reporting changes, and conducting right-to-work checks. We can also provide tailored training to your HR team to ensure ongoing compliance.

Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) allocation: As a licensed sponsor, you will need to assign Certificates of Sponsorship to your prospective employees. Our advisors can guide you through the CoS allocation process, ensuring that you understand the relevant rules and restrictions. We can also be level 1 users and manage the CoS allocation directly. We will help you assess the appropriate skill level, salary thresholds, and other requirements to ensure a smooth allocation process.

Sponsor Management System (SMS) assistance: Navigating the Sponsor Management System can be daunting, especially if you are unfamiliar with the platform. Our immigration solicitors will provide comprehensive training and support, guiding you through each feature of the SMS. We can help you manage your sponsored workers' details, maintain accurate records, and ensure compliance with reporting obligations.

Compliance audits: Regular compliance audits are essential to ensure that your sponsorship activities align with Home Office requirements. We can conduct audits of your sponsorship processes and systems, identifying any areas of concern and providing practical recommendations for improvement. Our goal is to help you maintain a strong compliance record and avoid any potential penalties or issues.

At Freeths, we have a proven track record of assisting businesses of all sizes and industries with their UK immigration needs. Our dedicated team of immigration solicitors stay up to date with the latest changes in immigration law, ensuring that your business remains compliant and can access the global talent pool.

Contact us today to discuss your specific requirements and learn how our expertise can help you navigate the UK's Sponsor Management System with confidence. 

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