How the New UK Skilled Worker Sponsorship System Works

This year, changes have been made to the UK’s sponsorship system, the tier 2 (General) visa has been replaced by a skilled worker visa. If you’re an employer and are wondering what the new rules and costs are for sponsoring an employee from overseas, including EU nationals, here’s our sponsorship guide.  What’s the process? Here’s a summary of how to sponsor a skilled worker in 2021:  Companies that wish to sponsor workers need to obtain a sponsor licence. To do this, …

What Implications Will Brexit Have on Employment Contract Law?

In 2016 the UK voted to leave the EU and after four long years of negotiations, a deal was finally struck on Christmas eve last year. The UK officially left its largest trading bloc on 31st December, and many employers are now wondering what implications this will have on employment contract law.  The short answer is that not a lot is expected to change. While Brexit does provide the UK with a certain amount of freedom to deviate from the former EU employment laws, it’s unlikely we will see …