A company will require a sponsor licence if they wish to employ workers from outside of the UK. We answer your frequently asked questions in this Sponsor Licence Application FAQ blog post and highlight some of the pitfalls to avoided.
Right to Work checks can cause HR professionals and businesses no end of stress. Get it wrong and the Home Office can impose heavy (and sometimes crippling) fines or civil penalties of £20,000 per unlawfully employed person. A sponsor licence can be suspended and then there is the reputational damage and at worse, criminal convictions of up to 5 years for serious offenders.