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UK Sponsorship License Application and Sponsor License Advisors

You may require hiring an employee from outside the EEA (European Economic Area) and Switzerland to work for you in the UK. To bring skilled migrant workers at first you must apply to the UK home office for sponsor license. Eligibility of applying Sponsor License Certain conditions require to be maintained before applying for a sponsor license. For instance, Your organization must be legally operated in the UK. You are honest and reliable not committing any crime against the law. You need to aware of and capable of carrying all the sponsorship duties and responsibilities. You require offering authentic work meeting the Tier 2 skill level. Moreover, before applying for UK sponsor License you should select the type of visa you want for your employee and right after all the documents ready you are allowed to apply through online and pay the fee. You need to submit required documents to meet the necessary levels and these must be supplied within five days after you submit the application. However, it is not guaranteed that hired employees will have the opportunity to stay there in the UK permanently. How UK immigration advisors help in easing your visa process The process of applying...

Partners, divorce and dissolution

Partners, divorce and dissolution is a key element to almost all dependant based immigration applications. All marriages which take place in the UK must, to be recognised as valid, be monogamous and must be carried out in accordance with the requirements of then Marriage Act 1949 (as amended), the Marriage Act (Scotland) 1977 or the Marriage Order (Northern Ireland) 2003. The Civil Partnership Act 2004 law permits two people of the same sex to register their marriage. It must be noted that the case of R (on the application of Steinfeld and Keidan) (Appellants) v Secretary of State for the International Development (in substitution for the Home Secretary and the Education Secretary) (Respondent), the Supreme Court found that restricting civil partnerships to same sex couple amounted to inequality, discrimination and a breach of the right to a family life, in line with Article 8 ECHR. It is important to note that in the UK, a certificate can only be issued by the following people: Superintendent Registrar. Registrar. Clergy (of Church of England or Church in Wales). Authorised person of a Registered Building. The General Register Office. Secretary of Marriage for a Synagogue. Registering Officer for the Society of Friends. No other marriages are seen...

Brexit and the impact on migration

Brexit is one of the most pressing issues for the people of the UK. The journey started on the 23rd of June 2016, when the UK voted to leave the UK. This was the second time people voted on the membership of the EU within the last 41 years. So lets start on the current issues. The UK Government has indicated it could support harmonised rules for the agriculture and food sector to prevent the need for any sanitary and other health checks on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic. This is the widely used term of "backstop". The Lib Dems, meanwhile, are seeking to put distance between themselves and Labour by saying that if they win power at the next election they will have an "unequivocal" mandate to cancel Brexit entirely or possibly negotiate a better deal. What the deal they will negotiate, they have not clarified in their manifesto. Law coming into force to prevent a no Brexit deal We understand that the House of Lords with the Queen approving the law, that if the UK Government does not negotiate the deal to leave the EU i.e. have an agreement in place in particular the backstop, then...

Tier 5 visa for temporary workers |Tier 5 visa category

Tier 5 visas are issued to those applicants who are wishing to work in the UK in a number of different circumstances for instance charity workers, entertainers, diplomatic staff and sportspeople. Most of them need a job offer from an authorized Tier 5 sponsors in the UK. Tier 5 visa categories Tier 5 temporary Visa –Charity Work: Applicants can submit their applications for this visa category who have an unpaid or voluntary job offer and a certificate of sponsorship from a UK charity. The job must be related to the sponsor charity’s work. Tier 5 temporary visa- Creative and sporting: This visa category is issued to them who are highly skilled with a job offer in the UK as a creative work such as a musician or an actor. An employer must have a certificate of sponsorship with a valid Tier 5 sponsorship license. Tier 5 temporary visa-Government authorized exchange: Applicants who are permitted to come in the UK with government authorised exchange scheme are eligible to apply for this visa category. Workers are allowed to do the training, academic research or fellowship there. Tier 5 temporary visas- International Agreement: This category is issued to those who have a job...