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Non-UK Employee Visa Workshop: Employer's Guide to Immigration & PBS

We will tailor the course to suit your organisations needs. This is a preliminary outline to give you a taste of what we typically offer when delivering this course in-house. After in-depth discussion with organisation and trainer we will develop a course outline which meets the specific needs of your team. 

Highlights of Non-UK Employee Visa In-House Training

  • Getting to grips with Tier 1&2
  • Effective Right to Work checks
  • Non-PBS routes to working in the UK
  • Ensuring your sponsor duties are fulfilled
  • New staff: Home Office compliant recruitment
  • Existing staff: managing work visas
  • Preparing for a Home Office audit or enforcement visit
  • Ensuring documentation is comprehensive and genuine

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Which functions will benefit from attending

  • HR & Recruitment
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Immigration Specialists
  • Vetting & Screening
  • Security & Risk
  • Operations & Adminstration

Schedule

Introduction

SPONSORSHIP ISSUES: OVERVIEW OF POINTS BASED SYSTEM & OTHER ROUTES

  • Summary of immigration routes for staff coming into the UK Explanation of Tier 1
  • 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
  • Suspension, downgrade and revocation of licence
  • Non PBS workers: Tier 5, EU nationals, family members, Croatia rules
  • What to do if an employee's circumstances change during employment

POLICY: WHAT NEEDS TO BE IN PLACE

  • Who can work in the UK?
  • Strategies for checking the right to work
  • European nationals
  • Non-European nationals
  • What to look for
  • Statutory excuse and follow-up
  • Potentially discriminatory practice e.g. auto regretting candidates
  • Dealing with applicants from a wide variety of countries
  • Periodic checking: what changes have been made?
  • How does this affect limited time/permanent visas?
  • Are we able to employ those on student visas?
  • Passport checking: non-standard EU passports: spouse of an EU National, newly ascended EU countries

Lunch

ESSENTIAL DOCUMENT CHECKLIST

  • What documents are necessary to prove compliance?
  • What documents are valid? What isn’t? What constitutes validity?
  • What information is needed from applicants?
  •  Effectively maintaining records and document
  • Successfully monitoring migrant employees
  • Document verification best practice; improving your team’s knowledge o

COMPLIANCE: ENSURING YOUR PROCEDURES ARE UP TO STANDARD

  • Who does what? Allocating immigration roles within your organisation
  • Preparing for an HO visit
  • What exactly takes place in a compliance visit?
  • How do the UKVI operate in practice?
  • What are the costs of getting wrong; fines, prison sentences? In what situations would
    these apply?
  • How far must we go in checking our applicants and employees?
  • Summary of PBS

End of Training

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