Quarterly Update To Codes Of Practice

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For the latest Codes of Practice please visit the UK Border Agency Website

What are the Codes of Practice?

Before a Tier 2 Licensed company can ‘sponsor’ a worker from outside the EEA it must ensure that the job it wishes to sponsor the migrant worker for is in line with the relevant Codes of Practice and meets all relevant conditions. If the job does not meet the conditions the company will be unable to sponsor the worker.

Each Section of the Codes of Practice contains Standard Occupation Classification Codes or SOC codes as they are commonly known. An employer must find the most relevant SOC code for the role they wish to employ the migrant worker under and follow all employment conditions.

Each SOC code detailed in the Codes of Practice contains a SOC Code Description, Related Job Titles and Examples of Job Tasks. Once you have found the correct SOC code you must drill down to the relevant Job Title to find the required annual salary for the role and suitable advertising locations.

Commonwealth Contractors

Commonwealth Contractors is a collection of highly skilled professionals from the Commonwealth and beyond. We partner with OISC Registered Immigration Partners capable of professionally representing a Tier 1 Visa Application / Extension and Tier 2 Licensed Consultancy & Associated Trust Partners who may be prepared, where required, to sponsor a doctor on a Tier 2 Visa (formerly UK Work Permit).

To find out more call Commonwealth Contractors now on 0800 294 4388 or Submit your details now and we will get right back to you. Please be prepared to send a copy of a recent CV so that we can pass to interested partners.

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