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Business immigration update - UK visa sponsorship and licence management

Who should attend

HR professionals, recruiters and employers looking to apply for a sponsor licence in the near future.


This Business immigration update - UK visa sponsorship and licence management training course is relevant to HR and recruitment professionals from Tier 2 and 5 sponsors (including potential sponsors) who use the sponsor management system or have responsibility for a sponsor licence. Knowledge of the points-based system is assumed.

We cover the following:

– Tier 2 sponsor licence: obtaining/renewing your licence and key personnel requirements
– Tier 2 intra-company transfers: your subcategories and applicable thresholds
– Tier 2 general: relevant criteria and conducting a resident labour market test
– Tier 4: employing students and recent graduates
– Tier 5: internships, government authorised exchange and an outline of sector-specific routes
– sponsor compliance: obligations, difficulties and risks
– Home Office audits: what to expect and how to respond
– recent and forthcoming changes to legislation and policy including Brexit implications
– GDPR implications of right to work checks

This course does not cover illegal working and right to work checks or immigration categories which sit outside of the point-based system.

Download the full Business immigration update training programme.