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Tier 2 UK visa and Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence system barely used by Britain’s small businesses

0:53 27/05/2017
A report published by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) says that the Tier 2 visa system is barely used by Britain’s small businesses. Recently released research revealed...

Companies face more Home Office UK Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence and Tier 2 visa inspections

22:20 26/05/2017
Chinese state-owned telecoms giant, ZTE is a recent victim of the UK government’s Tier 2 visa sponsor licence inspections. The Home Office has suspended ZTE from the Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence scheme...

Some Tier 2 visas for employers with Tier 2 Sponsorship Licences subject to criminal record checks

19:20 16/05/2017
As of 6 April, 2017, teachers applying for Tier 2 visas outside of the UK to work for employers with Tier 2 Sponsorship Licences will be subject to criminal record checks as part of their application...

288 Tier 2 Visa Certificates of Sponsorship Unused from UK Visa 2016/17 Annual Limit

23:34 10/05/2017
Following the latest Tier 2 visa allocation meeting, the number of Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) that went unused from the 2016/2017 annual limit stands at 288, according to UK Visas and...

Unions call for NHS to be exempt from UK Visa Tier 2 immigration skills charge under Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence Scheme

23:55 29/04/2017
Two top health unions are urging UK home secretary, Amber Rudd, to excuse the NHS National Health Service from the new, UK Visa Tier 2 immigration skills levy applicable to non-EU overseas doctors...

2,169 Tier 2 Visa Certificates of Sponsorship for UK Visas Available for Allocation in March

19:39 14/04/2017
Following the Tier 2 visa allocation meeting, the number of Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) available for March 2017 stands at 2,169, according to UK Visas and Immigration data. The department...

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