As part of the UK’s Innovation Strategy the Government has promised a number of new visa routes in 2022 to attract top global talent to the UK. One of these new visa routes is the so-called ‘Scale-Up visa’.
Many UK businesses simply cannot source the staff that they need from the UK labour market, particularly following the end of free movement from the EU, and therefore need to cast their net wider to fill vacancies. A Skilled Worker visa allows foreign nationals to come to or stay in the UK to do an eligible job with an approved employer. This visa has replaced the Tier 2 (General) work visa.
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