Working in the UK
The type of employment visa needed will depend on the job description, and whether the employee can be employed on a short term (like seasonal worker) or a long-term basis. Processing times for worker employment visas vary considerably depending on the visa applied for.
A Tier 5 visa is a temporary work visa for individuals who wish to come to the UK for a short time. There are different categories of Tier 5 visas allowing you entry to work in the UK in certain circumstances including seasonal work, creative & sporting, charity work, religious work, and the youth mobility scheme.
There are different categories for long-term work visa and are based on sponsorship from a Home Office approved UK employer. Some of the categories can lead to settlement in the UK. Here are some of various long-term visa categories for which our business immigration team can provide fast, reliable and friendly immigration advice; skilled worker, health and care worker, overseas domestic worker, Minister of religion, international sports person and intra company transfer (ICT).