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Business Visas & Business Immigration in Plymouth

In the dynamic world of business, mobility can be pivotal to success. Understanding this, CWC Solicitors offers tailored legal guidance to businesses and entrepreneurs seeking to establish or nurture their presence in the UK. We empathise with the complexities of business immigration and are proficient in navigating the regulatory maze, ensuring your venture starts and stays on legally solid ground.

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What business immigration issues could I face?

The spectre of business immigration issues varies from basic compliance to more complex cross-border investment strategies. CWC Solicitors tackles each potential challenge proactively — from due diligence on your eligibility to advice on how to maintain legal status. We’re adept at foreseeing potential issues and crafting strategies to avoid them, fueling your business objectives while staying within the legal framework.

Which businesses and immigrants can CWC Solicitors help?

Our clientele spans the breadth of the business spectrum — from start-ups to established corporations, from individual entrepreneurs to large teams. Our immigration solicitors in Plymouth, Tavistock, and Devon are all-encompassing, whether your needs are a short visit or a long-term strategic establishment. You can expect tailored advice that is pertinent exactly to your situation and ambitions.

Why choose our immigration law solicitors?

When you choose CWC Solicitors, you are opting for more than just expert legal counsel; you’re engaging with a partner invested in the success of your business ventures. Our solicitors blend a passion for local economic vitality with comprehensive knowledge of immigration law. With transparent communication, personalised service, and a steadfast commitment to achieving your desired outcomes, CWC Solicitors stand apart as your trusted ally in business immigration.


What are Business Visas and Sponsorship?

Business Visas and Sponsorship allow individuals to come to the UK for work-related purposes, either as employees of a UK-based company or as entrepreneurs establishing a business in the UK.

What types of Business Visas are available?

The UK offers various types of Business Visas, including Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) Visa, Tier 2 (General) Visa, Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) Visa, and Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) Visa, each tailored to specific employment or business activities.

Who can apply for a Business Visa?

Eligibility for a Business Visa depends on factors such as the type of visa, job offer from a UK employer, investment in a UK business, or sponsorship by a UK-based company. Each visa category has its own eligibility criteria.

What is Sponsorship in the context of Business Visas?

Sponsorship refers to the process by which UK employers or businesses obtain a sponsorship license from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) to sponsor skilled workers from overseas or individuals establishing a business in the UK.

How does the Sponsorship process work?

Employers or businesses must apply for a sponsorship license from the UKVI, demonstrating their eligibility and ability to meet sponsorship responsibilities. Once granted, they can sponsor individuals from overseas, who must then apply for the relevant visa.

Can I switch to a Business Visa from within the UK?

In some cases, individuals already in the UK on a different visa may be eligible to switch to a Business Visa, provided they meet the eligibility criteria and requirements of the specific visa category.

What are the requirements for maintaining a Business Visa in the UK?

Requirements for maintaining a Business Visa in the UK vary depending on the type of visa, but generally include compliance with visa conditions, employment or business activities, and reporting obligations to the UKVI.

Can I bring family members with me on a Business Visa?

Depending on the visa category, some Business Visas may allow individuals to bring their family members (spouse/partner and children) to the UK as dependents. Our solicitors can advise you on family member eligibility and the application process.

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