If your business regularly employs, or is looking to employ, foreign national workers, or your business is based overseas and you are wanting to set up a UK branch, it is vital you make sure you meet UK immigration and employment law requirements. The right legal advice can ensure compliance, and guidance and support through what can be a complex process, enabling you to get the right people for your business development.
Thorntons’ specialist Immigration and Visa team are able to assist employers wishing to employ foreign national workers by guiding them through the legal requirements and the immigration rules.
Our experienced Immigration Law Solicitors are on hand to advise on the employment of EEA and non-EEA nationals and to assist with relevant Home Office applications and illegal working checks. We also have experience in dealing with other aspects of UK business immigration, such as the immigration requirements for short-term business trips, setting up a UK branch of a foreign company and offering internships to foreign nationals.
We understand that rules and guidance on the employment of foreign nationals can be difficult to navigate, particularly with post-Brexit uncertainty, and we aim to provide clear advice tailored to individual employers.
In most immigration situations taking legal advice early on can often stop the situation from escalating and will save you time and money later. With our proactive and commercial business legal advice, our immigration lawyers can help find the right solution for your business when employing foreign nationals. To arrange a consultation, call us on 03330 430 350 , or complete our online enquiry form and we will contact you.
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