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The UK Border Agency has today announced refined criteria for sponsor requests for additional Certificates of Sponsorship.Due to the introduction of the new criteria, the panel who consider requests for additional certificates of sponsorship will now meet on 12th November 2010, as opposed to today. Decisions will be made by the 19th November. If you have an outstanding request you have until 12th November to provide additional information. The panel will meet thereafter, as before, on the first working day of each month. Requests should be received on or before 24th of each month to be considered on the first working day of each month by the panel. What are the new criteria?
What should employers do?
Please bear in mind that the limit does not include Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) migrants or Tier 2 dependants. What is the position for Tier 1 (Post Study Work) Migrants?The new guidance implies that the resident market labour test needs to be satisfied in order to make an application for an additional certificate.
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