Within the final eight months, we’ve all turn into used to working from house, and distant work is more likely to stay prevalent for a lot of staff shifting ahead. The media retains reporting that some companies haven’t any plans to return to the workplace. Some corporations are planning to not renew their leases and transfer to full-time distant working.
At this time we can be discussing distant working for sponsored migrants. Some individuals, like me, have taken this chance to work remotely exterior of the U.Ok. — however this type of association could be troublesome for a Tier 2 visa holder. In actual fact, even long-term distant working from inside the U.Ok. can create an issue for Tier 2 visa holders.
If distant working is to turn into the norm, the Residence Workplace might want to take into account their method to Tier 2 visas. In the mean time, the Residence Workplace have a brief COVID-19 steerage permitting Tier 2 visa holders to make money working from home, however that is more likely to be reviewed as lockdown eases.
On this podcast, Faegre Drinker’s Hodon Anastasi takes an in depth take a look at the intersection of immigration coverage and distant work, together with:
How would possibly working remotely on a everlasting foundation affect a Tier 2 visa holder’s standing?
What ought to companies with Tier 2 sponsored workers take note when considering increasing distant work?
Can we anticipate the Residence Workplace to amend its insurance policies on distant work because the Expert Employee visa replaces the Tier 2 Basic visa?
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