UKBA compliance officers are trained to refer cases for civil penalties or prosecutions if theyfind evidence of wrongdoing or criminal activity.

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08 December 2019

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Biometric Residence Permits to be introduced to visa applicants from abroad from March 2015 The Home Office has announced that United Kingdom entry clearance visas or entry clearance vignettes are soon...
The Migration Advisory Committte ("MAC") was commissioned by the Government in June 2015 to advise on changes to Tier 2 of the Points Based System and on 19 January 2016 MAC published its...
Changes to the Prevention of Illegal working checks announced Following a recent consultation on the prevention of illegal working, the Home Office has recently released a "Code of practice on...
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UKBA Compliance

Sponsors must ensure that they are UK Border Agency compliant whilst they hold a valid sponsor licence.  Action is required if an offer of employment is not taken up after a COS is assigned, unauthorised absences from work for more than 10 working days, end of employment or changes to an applicant’s immigration status must be reported to UKBA.  Annual eligibility checks must be undertaken to ensure continued lawful eligibility to work must be maintained.  Reporting structures should be in place in relation to absences, holiday etc., and up-to-date employment records should be maintained.