Tag Archives: UKBA

London Met Own Goal

Guido has a rather sad picture which  many might say proves UKBA’s claim (more…)

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UK – Big Brother is watching immigrants

In September 2012 the UK Border Agency  intends to deploy the ‘National Allegation Database’, (more…)

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Sponsor Ratings

The UK Border Agency assigns Tier 2 Licensed Employers a rating based on their compliance with Tier 2 rules and processes. ‘A-Rated’ License Holders have no evidence of abuse and comply with all necessary Tier 2 systems, ‘B-Rated’ License Holders have been found to lack adequate systems to maintain compliance.  (more…)

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Sponsorship Duties

If you secure a Tier 2 Sponsorship License with the UK Border Agency you will be required to meet a number of ongoing Sponsorship Duties. This guide is a summary, and is not a substitute for professional advice. If you do not meet these duties you may find that your license is downgraded or cancelled. (more…)

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Shortage Occupations

If a role is listed on the UK Border Agency’s Shortage Occupation list it means that an employer does not need to conduct a resident labour market test and can simply move to assign a Certificate of Sponsorship immediately. (more…)

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SOC Codes

In order to employ an individual on a Tier 2 General visa you must make sure that the role meets the conditions of the relevant Code of Practice / Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code. (more…)

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