Immigration Update - March 2017
Please note: There have been significant changes to the Tier 2 minimum salary requirements which will take effect from 6 April 2017. Further details on this change, and other recent immigration changes, can be found in our Immigration Update
These pages provide guidance on UK immigration law relating to employees, workers and visitors. They are designed to help departments/institutions ensure that new staff have the right to work in the UK before they commence work. These pages also explain the processes to follow when appointing someone who needs to obtain right to work through the Points-Based Immigration System, and the duties that need to be met throughout the employment of a sponsored individual. Following this guidance will help departments/institutions to stay within immigration law and it will help appointments to be made more smoothly.
Advice and guidance:
There is training available for departments/institutions on immigration considerations within recruitment:
If you are in any doubt about any aspect of immigration with regards to recruitment or right to work checks, please contact the Compliance Team for further assistance before proceeding.