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.

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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