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Employers: Pilot launched to help small to medium business

23 September 2013

Today, 23 September, UK Visas & Immigration in partnership with the Greater London Authority (GLA), has launched a 3 month pilot to provide online support to small and medium sized businesses (SMEs).

The pilot is aimed at SMEs who need to recruit skilled international employees to help build their business, and a toolkit of information has been made available through the GLA website. The toolkit includes a simple overview of the process of sponsoring an overseas worker, a best practice guide, and some frequently asked questions, ... with access to expert help from the Home Office for complex issues or queries.

For businesses who wish to access this support, the toolkit is available on the Greater London Authority website www.London.gov.uk/sme-visa-support