The UK Government has announced a new New Scale-up Work Visa on 22 August 2022. This Scale up Work Visa allows UK companies to select international applicants who are interested in working in the UK. In the UK this is called “Visa Sponsorship Jobs”. Companies will select the students and if they receive a job offer letter, they will sponsor visas for the applicants and they can legally work in offices and businesses in the UK. The standard amount of monthly salary or daily wage will be provided in accordance with UK law. The UK this week launched a new drive to attract top talent from around the world to the country.
This will support fast-growing UK businesses and fast-growing companies able to attract exceptional talent to the UK with the new Scale-up visa. Here in this post we will discuss all the details related to New Scale-up visa, how to apply, type of visa sponsorship jobs, list of UK companies that are eligible to hire international applicants.
Full details of UK Visa sponsorship job opportunities through the new UK Scale-up Visa
You will need a sponsor to be eligible for a Scale-up visa. Your UK employer must meet specific eligibility criteria in order to sponsor extension workers.
Increase Visa UK eligibility
To qualify for a Scale-up Worker visa, you must:
have a confirmed job offer to work for an approved scale-up business for at least 6 months
have a ‘Certificate of Sponsorship’ from your employer (UK) detailing the role you have been offered in the UK
have a job offer to do a job that is on the list of eligible occupations
have the minimum wage in the new job
CEO of Scale-up Visa Message
Irene Graham OBE, CEO of the ScaleUp Institute, said:
Scaleups add more than £1 trillion a year and more than 3 million jobs to the UK economy, hiring people from home and abroad. The visa should help with skill requirements.
Duration of the visa
Unlike other Sponsored visas, the Scale-up visa allows businesses to employ highly skilled individuals who are given 2 years of leave to remain in the UK without requiring further sponsorship or permission after the first 6 months.
You can extend your visa as many times as you want for up to 3 years as long as you still meet the eligibility criteria. After 5 years you may be able to apply for permanent residence in the UK.
Eligible businesses will be able to attract highly skilled talent, including:
- Software developers
- Research and development experts
- Financial and investment advisors
- Increase visa rates and salaries
Rates and salaries are broken down and broken down by industry.
Maximum salary: £67,300 (£33.19 per hour)
Minimum wage: £29,100 (£14.35 per hour)
Here you can see the list of salaries in all fields under Scale up Visa (check here).
View the national salary tables for health jobs and qualified teacher and education leaders by region of the UK.
How soon can you apply?
You can apply up to 3 months before the day you are due to start working in the UK.
List of companies approved in the UK for Scale-up visas
Example of famous companies to work in UK like:
- J.P. Morgan
- Morgan Stanley
You must have an approved UK job offer. Approved employers are also known as sponsors because they sponsor you to come to or stay in the UK.
Your UK employer will be on the list of approved UK employers if they are eligible to sponsor you. “Scale-up Worker” must be listed in the “Route” column of the table
UK companies offering jobs for Visa sponsors
Disclaimer: This information is based on my experience and knowledge obtained from the UK Home Office official website. I am not an immigration attorney or consultant. My personal opinions and analysis. I have attached the official notification link above. If you are not sure, go to the official website which is listed above.