Global mobility and business immigration

A question often asked is: ‘How can employees be transferred from a parent company or a group company overseas to the UK branch for a specific project or period of time?’

The answer often lies within the Tier 2 Intra-Company Transfer arrangements for those employers who are registered as sponsors with the UK Border Agency (UKBA).

Tier 2 Intra-Company Transfer is a category within the Points-Based Immigration System that allows multinational companies to transfer staff to the UK to work on a long-term basis (up to five years usually) or for frequent short-term visits. All roles filled in the UK must be skilled/graduate-level roles…

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