By Georgina Griggs – Immigration Barrister
The Scale-up route opened on 22 August 2022. It permits for migrants with job gives at Scale-ups to use for entry clearance / permission to remain within the UK. Unlike the Skilled Worker route, the Scale-up route gives each a ‘sponsored application’ route and an ‘unsponsored application’ route. Applicants should present, of their first software on this class, that they’re being sponsored by an employer who holds a Scale-up sponsor licence.
This submit will discover the necessities for employers after they apply for a sponsor licence within the Scale-up route. I explored the necessities for particular person Scale-up visa candidates in my earlier article which may be accessed right here.
What Is a Scale up Sponsor?
A Scale-up is outlined as an organization which had:
- An annualised progress of at the very least 20% for the earlier 3- yr interval primarily based on both employment (your workers rely) or your turnover; and
- A minimal of 10 workers in the beginning of the related 3-year interval.
In assessing whether or not an organization meets this definition, the Home Office will entry and examine the corporate’s PAYE data and / or VAT returns…
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