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Categories:
Employment Law
Immigration and Asylum Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast will be of interest to thoes who work in employment law, immigration or international labour rights. It aims to examine the registration process involved in the new Immigration Sponsorship Regime.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the theoretical principles behind the sponsorship regime;
  • Know who grants the licenses;
  • Understand the the tier system;
  • Know what considerations an employer should take into account before embarking on the registration process;
  • Know where the registration process starts;
  • Appreciate the issues that need to be considered before beginning the on-line registration process;
  • Know the new roles that need to be created as a result of the registration process;
  • Understand the assessments that UKBA will make in relation to an employer;
  • Appreciate the five individual areas that UKBA will assess in relation to a sponsor's HR systems.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
Procedural
Sources and References:
  • Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

In this CPDcast, Margaret Burton, the Head of International Immigration Solutions at Deloitte, discusses the registration process involved in the new Immigration Sponsorship Regime. She examines numerous issues including who should register, what preparation for registration is required, the requisite appointments and HR systems that need to be in place, any supporting legislation that is required, the audit and rating system and finally any follow-up activities.

Podcast added: 15/07/09

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-03-28

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