The expansion of UK-based companies into global markets has meant there has never been a greater need for experienced management consultants and business analysts to advise on business strategies and limit risk.
Recruiting high-calibre management consultants and business analysts in an increasingly competitive global market often means UK-based companies are frequently vying for the most experienced and highly-qualified candidates in a buoyant international recruitment market
Restrictions on Tier 2 visas can present challenges to the successful recruitment of management consultants and business analysts with the requisite international expertise.
Duncan Lewis business immigration solicitors can advise major companies and SMEs on the international recruitment of management consultants and business analysts, who are eligible to work in the UK under the regulations covering occupations skilled to NQF Level 6.
Duncan Lewis business immigration lawyers frequently advise individuals and companies on Tier 2 applications – as well as advising on recruiting recent overseas graduates who have qualified in the UK, or who qualified in the UK and returned to their home countries to practise, or who have practised in another country.
Any Tier 2 applicants can be sponsored for jobs in certain occupations – and the government has drawn up a list of eligible occupations for management consultants and business analysts wishing to apply for a Tier 2 visa to take up a position in the UK.
UK Visas & Immigration regulations set out in the Codes of Practice for Skilled Workers such as management consultants and business analysts.
Under the regulations, the sort of roles within a company that would be eligible for a Tier 2 visa application include:
UK Visas & Immigration rules also set out the types of duties a management consultant or business analyst might undertake to qualify for a Tier 2 visa, including:
The current minimum salary range for a management consultant or business analyst applying for a Tier 2 UK visa would be £27,200 for an experienced member of staff – and £20,500 for a new entrant, or £19,100 for applicants who entered Tier 2 under the Rules in place before 6 April 2011 and are not subject to the experienced worker rate.
Source: Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2013.
Applying for a Tier 2 visa for a management consultant or business analyst joining your UK operation requires expert legal advice on the preparation of the visa application to ensure no delays occur.
Companies should be aware that any delays in the Tier 2 visa application process might potentially jeopardise the timely take up of a management consultant or business analyst appointment.
Duncan Lewis immigration experts are one of the UK’s leading specialist immigration and business immigration solicitors, with a highly successful track record in advising individuals and companies on business immigration and the UK visa application process.
Duncan Lewis immigration lawyers have offices nationwide and in most major cities – and our national and London immigration lawyers regularly advise companies wishing to recruit high-calibre management consultants and business analysts from overseas on:
Duncan Lewis business immigration experts are also able to advise on visa appeals for management consultants and business analysts wishing to take up appointments in the UK.
As immigration specialists, Duncan Lewis is ranked by Legal 500 2015 for its business immigration services.
For further information on UK visa applications for Management Consultants and Business Analysts, call Duncan Lewis Business Immigration Solicitors in confidence on 0333 772 0409 for a FREE initial consultation.