Global companies are moving employees from country to country in ever increasing numbers and the need to place skilled workers in key positions can sometimes be vital for the success of a project. As in most countries, attitudes to immigration are complex in the UK government is constantly monitoring this issue.
An understanding of the legal issues surrounding immigration can be vital to the smooth deployment of key international personnel and this section is aimed to help both employers and employees understand the complexities which surround this topic in the UK . This section looks at such issues as sponsored and non-sponsored migrants, illegal working, immigration sponsorship and penalties applying to non-adherence to UK immigration law.
Specialist labor law advice should always be obtained before taking, or refraining from taking, action based on the contents of this site which is only intended as a brief note. If you require specific advice on any aspect of this section or on any the United Kingdom employment related matters, please contact David Bickford or another member of the Penningtons LLP labor law team.