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Key changes to intra company transfer route with the introduction of new points-based system on 01 January 2021, including relaxation of cooling off period and being able to switch the immigration route in the UK.
In their review MAC has recommended approximately 20 occupations on the UK Shortage Occupation List which includes roles that are related to senior social care and health workers, electricians, bricklayers, butchers and graphic designers.
Organisations wishing to recruit skilled workers from overseas (including EU) from 01 January 2021 are now required to obtain a valid Sponsor Licence, and much more eased approach has been adopted by the Home Office to grant CoS allocations.
The skilled work visa route is for those migrants with a job offer from a Home Office approved sponsor and if they meet certain other criteria like skill level, English language proficiency and earn a minimum salary threshold.