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Non-UK Employee Visa Workshop: Employer's Guide to Immigration & PBS - London - (September)

Date Wednesday 27 September 2017
Venue London - Danubius Hotel Regents Park, London NW8 7JT
 

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Workshop Agenda

0915    Registration & Coffee

0945    AIMS & OBJECTIVES OF THE DAY

Ian Westwood
Director
The Westwood Organisation

1005   UPDATE ON HOME OFFICE REQUIREMENTS: WHAT MUST YOUR ORGANISATION BE AWARE OF? 

• Summary of immigration routes for staff coming into the UK Explanation of Tier 1
• Closure of the Post-Study Work route: what are your options?
• What are the rules for business visitors?
• The Tier 2 route including: certificates of sponsorship, the resident labour market test, skill level, salary, English language and maintenance
• Period of stay, extension and change to circumstances
• Sponsor duties including preventing illegal working, record keeping and reporting
• Suspension, downgrade and revocation of licence
• TUPE and Acquisition; managing right to work permissions and ensuring contracts are correct

One of the following will be in attendance:

Claire Taylor - Evans
Senior Associate
Boyes Turner LLP

Laurie Anstis
Senior Associate
Boyes Turner LLP

1130    Coffee Break

1145    IMMIGRATION COMPLIANCE PART I: PREPARING FOR A UKVI AUDIT: ESSENTIAL DOCUMENT CHECKLIST

• What documents are necessary to prove compliance?
• What information is needed from applicants?
• Effectively maintaining records and documents
• Successfully monitoring migrant employees
• Document verification best practice; improving your team’s knowledge of counterfeits
• What exactly takes place in a compliance visit?

Ian Westwood
Director
The Westwood Organisation

1245     Lunch

1345     IMMIGRATION COMPLIANCE PART II: NON PBS ROUTES TO EMPLOYMENT & APPLICATION GUIDANCE

• Non PBS workers: Tier 5, EU nationals, family members, Croatia rules
• What to do if an employee's circumstances change during employment
• The application process - how much involvement by the employer?

Ian Westwood
Director
The Westwood Organisation

1500      Afternoon Tea

1515     POLICY Q&A DISCUSSION: WHAT ARE THE DOS & DON’TS OF YOUR POLICY? 

Unique opportunity for delegates to bring along their policy questions for evaluation and feedback. Delegates can submit questions anonymously pre-event to dan.james@bfi.co.uk

• Have your specific questions answered
• Hear from colleagues facing similar challenges
• Exchange experiences & share approaches

1600- 1615     Wrap Up & End of Workshop