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Everything you need to know about sponsor licences

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Everything you need to know about sponsor licences

If you are struggling to recruit workers for your business and need to spread your search to applicants outside the UK you will need to apply for a sponsor licence. If you’re not sure exactly what that means or entails, read on to learn all about what a sponsor licence is and how our team at Vira International can help.

What is a sponsor licence?

A sponsor licence permits UK Businesses to sponsor skilled workers from outside the UK so that they can then work for the business. From 1st January 2021, a new PBS (point-based system) came into effect, making sponsor licences for companies in the UK a new reality.

The benefits of a sponsor licence

Companies are no longer restricted to hiring only from within the UK, they can get the best talent from anywhere in the world. Migrant workers will contribute their efforts and talents to help the business grow and boom. Bringing with them the skills, knowledge and experience they have gained from their home countries. These professionals and experts can contribute to the positive energy and innovative ideas for your company. Therefore, if a business or organisation chooses not to have a sponsor licence, it will miss out on the opportunity to have immensely talented individuals join its teams.

How can Vira International help?

After assisting more hundreds of companies acquire a sponsor licence since it was introduced in 2008, here at Vira International, we’re pleased to offer a team of experienced and qualified immigration consultants based in London who are more than happy to help your business today. Our team regulated by the OISC (Office of Immigration Services), and our recruitment team can also help you recruit talent , and process Skilled worker visas from end to end. we’re able to guide you with the legal requirements related to your sponsor licence application.

So, whether you’re an owner of a restaurant who is looking for specialised chefs or you would like to transfer a worker from your overseas company to the UK branch, we can help you sponsor the best candidate for your company today.

What are our top tips on applying for a sponsor licence?

We strongly suggest you understand the the typles of roles that can qualify for the skilled worker visa, and understand UK Visa compliance and HR systems that will be required to comply . Our team of immigration consultants at Vira International can help you get everything ready ahead of applying for your sponsor licence.

Contact Vira International today Contact Vira International today

If you’re considering applying for a sponsored licence, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly and professional team here at Vira International. Our expert VISA consultants will help you with all your sponsored licence needs.

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