The primary purpose of right to work checks is to prevent illegal working. These checks are also there to ensure that employers only employ, and keep in their employment, those with the right to work in line with relevant UK legislation. Adequate records demonstrating that employers have carried out the necessary right to work checks
Start – Up Visa
Start – Up Visas are for those who have a business idea which is new and innovative and can be turned into a business in the UK. The business idea should therefore not be like anything already in the UK.
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The business idea must also be viable, such that it is deemed to have potential for fairly quick growth.
Start – Up Visas and like Innovator Visas applications have an Endorsement Stage as well as an Immigration Application Stage.
One important difference between the Start – Up Visa and the Innovator Visa is that there is no requirement to provide evidence that an applicant has £50,000 to invest when making an application.
Start – Up Visas can be granted for a maximum period of two years and do not lead to Settlement or Indefinite Leave to Remain.
If you intend to remain in the UK after the expiration of a Start – Up Visa, you must switch into another Immigration category before your Start – Up Visa comes to an end. If you require any assistance with a Start – Up Visa, please contact our Immigration Department.