The challenges of employing foreign workers in the care sector

The challenges of employing foreign workers in the care sector

Past webinar: Recorded on 19 March 2024

Are you employing or looking to recruit foreign workers to plug a skills gap or address staff shortages within your organisation? Would you like to know more about the current challenges and changes relating to sponsorship that affect the care sector – and importantly how to best manage these?

In this webinar, Fozia Iqbal (Senior Business Immigration Solicitor) and Simon Gilmour (Head of Employment) covered the following issues – all in the context of the care sector:

  • An introduction to recruitment and staffing of foreign workers
  • Sponsored Skilled Worker visas – key challenges and developments in the care sector
  • Immigration rule changes in 2024 – including changes regarding dependants, CQC requirements, shortage list exceptions, salary thresholds, increased fees and penalties
  • UKVI scrutiny – increase in compliance audits, documentary evidence requests and delays
  • Best practice to manage sponsorship in this climate and stay compliant

This webinar helps owners, managers, HR and recruitment professionals, directors and C-suite in the care home sector better understand the current challenges and upcoming changes relating to employing overseas workers.

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