A guide for visiting the UK
Previously, the Home Office subdivided the visit visa for each visit to the UK. However, now most visits fall within a single ‘umbrella’ visa called a ‘Standard Visit' visa. This guide looks into the ‘Standard Visit’ visa which applies to almost all reasons for visiting the UK and a list of dos and don'ts that apply to all visitors
The enemy from within: protecting your business from rogue ex-employees
This webinar is essential viewing for anyone concerned about protecting the value of their business.
Hiring & Firing Senior Executives in a Turnaround Situation
This webinar is essential viewing for anyone in the turnaround environment who has to deal with hiring, managing or dismissing employees.
Setting up a UK Office or Branch of an Overseas Company
A blog looking into how non-EU nationals can set up a UK office with a Sole Representative Visa. The visa allows a senior employee of an overseas comapny to live and work in the UK with a view of setting up a UK branch or subsidiary of the overseas company.
How foreign nationals can invest in the UK
A blog looking into the Tier 1 (Investor) visa which grants a foreign investor permission to live in the UK with none of the restrictions on work or residence that apply to other visas.
Preparing for Home Office inspections
At any one time there are usually around 29,000 companies with Tier 2 and/or Tier 5 sponsorship licences. A sponsor licence is issued for four years at a time, and during this time, a sponsoring company can reasonably expect to be visited by a Home Office immigration inspector.
A guide to starting up a UK business
The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa is for individuals or two-person teams to either start up at least one UK company, or to invest and become director of an existing UK business. The visa category is the only work visa route aside from the Tier 1 (Investor) visa to allow an individual to enter the UK without an offer of employment in the UK and set up his or her own company or to invest and join another UK company.
Tier 2 and 5 Sponsor Compliance Audits
At the time of writing, there are currently 29,036 Tier 2 and/or Tier 5 sponsors in the UK. A sponsor licence is issued for four years at a time, and during this time, a sponsoring company can reasonably expect to be visited by a Home Office immigration inspector.
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