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(FULLY BOOKED) DT 1707 Tier 2 - Refresher and Update

This course takes an in depth look at Tier 2 of the Points Based System. This will include the recent changes that came into effect in November 2016 and April 2017.

Event details

Date(s):23 May 2017
Start Time:16.00
End Time:19.15
Audience:Business immigration practitioners, HR specialists and junior paralegals with some experience of Tier 2 applications.
Main area:Immigration;Business Immigration - individuals;Business Immigration - companies
Aim of course:Learning objectives:
  • Delegates will review the two recent statement of changes to the Immigration Rules
  • Speakers will provide a critical overview of the Tier 2 changes and the practical impact on both individual and corporate clients
  • The new ‘appropriate salary’ amounts in relation to ‘new entrants’ and ‘experienced workers’ shall be covered in detail
  • Speakers will provide practical and strategic advice on submitting Sponsor licence and Tier 2 applications
Learning outcomes:
  • Delegates will gain understanding of the changes to the Tier 2 category that have occurred within the last year
  • Delegates will learn to identify and overcome the more complex aspects/pitfalls of the Tier 2 category and gain an understanding of how to provide strategic advice to clients
  • Delegates will learn how to advise organisations regarding the implications of a change in ownership/structure to their business from an immigration standpoint
  • Delegates will learn how to advise sponsors to be compliant from an immigration standpoint
  • The origin of the Points Based System
  • Key changes to Tier 2 over the last year
  • Introduction of the Immigration Skills Charge and how it will be applied
  • Sponsor licence applications
  • Sponsor compliance and audits
  • Mergers and acquisitions
Tutor details:Rose Carey, Partner at Charles Russell Speechlys Sam Ingham, Laura Devine Solicitors Francesca Sciberras, Laura Devine Solicitors
Tutor biographies:Rose Carey is a partner and head of the firm’s Immigration group, specialising in business immigration, and has extensive knowledge in all aspects of immigration. Rose acts for a wide range of multinational enterprises as well as high net worth individuals dealing with corporate and personal immigration matters.
Francesca Sciberras is a solicitor at Laura Devine Solicitors in London and has specialised exclusively in UK immigration law since 2010. She has extensive experience working on Tier 2 matters and regularly advises employers on complex Tier 2 issues, delivering strategic solutions to multinational businesses for global transfers to the UK. She also provides audit services to assist sponsors in understanding their duties to maintain compliance.
Sam Ingham is a paralegal at Laura Devine Solicitors and has specialised exclusively in UK immigration law since 2012. Prior to joining Laura Devine Solicitors he was an OISC adviser. He has extensive experience in Tier 2 issues both for individuals and corporate clients.
PriceConcessionary Training Prices: £90
Member Training Prices: £180
Non Member Training Prices: £360

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