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In order to assist employers prepare for the changes to the Business Immigration regime that are due to come into effect from January 2021, our specialist Business Immigration Team has prepared a series of short videos below.

The Government has proposed to end freedom of movement for EEA nationals when the Brexit transition period expires at the end of 2020 and introduce a new points based immigration system which applies to both EEA and non-EEA nationals from January 2021. These proposals mean that Business Immigration has never been so relevant to so many UK employers.

Those who previously haven’t had to engage in the complex sponsorship regime that was previously reserved for non-EEA recruits may find they have to familiarise themselves with the process in future in order to recruit from the EEA, and the Government is urging all employers who do not already hold a Home Office issued sponsor licence to apply for one. Those who are already familiar with the current sponsorship regime will need to get to grips with some significant changes, which are set to apply from January 2021.

To help organisations prepare, we have produced a number of videos below which explain:

  1. Immigration, Brexit & the forthcoming changes to the UK’s immigration system
  2. An overview of the current system
  3. The impact of Brexit on the current system
  4. The EU Settlement Scheme
  5. Considerations for British staff working in the EU
  6. Summary of the current points based system
  7. How to apply for a Sponsor Licence
  8. Managing Your Sponsor Licence
  9. Sponsoring a migrant worker – overview of Tier 2 General and ICT visas
  10. Process of sponsorship – overview of practical points
  11. The UK’s points based system from January 2021
  12. Other routes into the UK
  13. Conducting right to work checks
  14. Preparing for the post-Brexit era
  15. How can we help?

The videos can be viewed in sequence, or you can choose those that are most relevant to the issues your business is facing. Either way, our  Business Immigration Team is here to help with any follow-up queries you may have.