Hiring Overseas Workers as a Care Agency

Hiring Overseas Workers as a Care Agency

Corporate Immigration
Call NA Law Solicitors for a consultation

Hiring overseas workers as a care agency in the UK may present some unique and challenging obstacles for employers. The UK has a complex immigration system, and there are specific rules and regulations governing the employment of foreign nationals.

Before hiring a foreign national, employers must obtain a valid sponsor licence from the UK government to ensure that all regulations are satisfied. A sponsor licence must be obtained from the Home Office and some additional requirements must be met, such as providing evidence of qualifications, completing a criminal record check, and providing proof that the applicant has the right to work in the UK.

Employers must also be aware of the different regulations for the type of worker they are hiring and the length of time they are hiring them. Employers who are hiring workers on a temporary basis are subject to different rules than those who are hiring them on a permanent basis. Additionally, there are different regulations on the type of role they are hiring the worker for.

Employers should also be aware of the rights of the worker they are hiring, such as the right to be treated fairly and the right to be paid the minimum wage. Employers must also be aware of the tax and national insurance requirements that apply to overseas workers, as well as their living and working conditions.

Overall, employers must take extra care when hiring overseas workers as a care agency in the UK, to ensure that they comply with all relevant laws and regulations.


Employers with a sponsor licence must adhere to a strict set of duties and compliance requirements. This includes monitoring, record-keeping, and reporting. Failure to comply with these requirements can result in the sponsor licence being downgraded, suspended or revoked.

Solicitors can provide invaluable assistance with sponsor licence compliance, as they possess the expertise and experience to help ensure that all requirements are met. They can provide guidance and advice on the entire process, from the initial application to ongoing compliance.

Solicitors can also help to ensure that all legal requirements are met and that the sponsor licence is kept up to date, as well as help to deal with any issues that may arise during the process, such as changes in immigration law or changes to the business or organisation.

Overall, solicitors can be invaluable in helping organisations or businesses comply with the sponsor licence requirements, ensuring that all compliance matters are handled in a timely manner.

How can NA Law Solicitors help?

NA Law Solicitors can help you hire overseas workers as a care agency. We have extensive experience making sponsor licence applications and can ensure that your application is successful.

If you require our assistance or advice on how you can hire overseas workers as a care agency, please contact us or call us on 0203 5245439 for a friendly chat with one of our expert immigration solicitors.

Need help? Chat to us