Reeds’ corporate immigration team can assist in all aspects of Global Mobility and the UK’s stringent tier 2 sponsor licence process. A Tier 2 Sponsor License is required by any UK employer or institution wishing to employ a worker from outside the EU. A Business Immigration Solicitor is a specialist in such matters, and can guide you in avoiding issues along the way.

The potential consequences of employing an illegal staff member can result in criminal liability and financial penalties of £20,000 per illegal worker.

Reeds’ highly experienced immigration team will guide your staff with no-nonsense technical and practical legal advice.

Our licencing service covers the following:

  • Sponsor licence applications lodged at the Home Office and management
  • Pre and post licence audit services
  • Assisting HR with immigration compliance and bespoke in-house training
  • Management of the Sponsor Management System and issuing of Certificates of Sponsorship
  • Challenges to sponsor licence suspension/revocation and downgrading
  • Visa advice regarding individual and prospective employees (tier 2 general) and staff relocation (intra-company transfers)
  • Application representation to extend current work permit tier 2 holders. Reeds are registered to process a number of applications through the Home Office’s priority service

Reeds can assist the following industries:

  • IT
  • Banking
  • Accountancy
  • Legal
  • Sport
  • Creative
  • Hospitality
  • Advertising
  • Retail
  • Medical
  • Professional services

Reeds is the UK’s most innovative legal practice and whether you are looking for on-going assistance or one-off representation we can help. Contact us for a no-obligation plan of your sponsorship licence.

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