Only 2% of businesses hold sponsor licence to hire migrant workers from next year

May 15, 2020

Jonathan Beech featured in Personnel Today, The Business Magazine, HR Magazine and Advogroup

https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/only-2-firms-licenced-to-hire-migrant-workers-next-year/

After 31 December 2020, both EU and non-EU citizens will be treated equally under the UK’s new immigration rules and organisations will require a sponsor licence, issued by the Home Office, to access talent from abroad.

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As it stands, just 2% of UK organisations will be able to employ overseas workers from January 2021, when the points-based immigration system is set to be introduced.

Applications for a sponsor licence take around three months to process, but are taking much longer due to the Covid-19 crisis.

https://www.businessmag.co.uk/abingdon-employers-unable-to-hire-new-eu-arrivals/

 

https://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/article-details/employers-unable-to-hire-new-eu-arrivals-in-2021

http://news.advogroup.co.uk/post-brexit-rules-98-uk-companies-unprepared/

Migrate UK can help with your sponsor licence application. Contact us on 01235 841 568