The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa category applies to the main applicant and all immediate family members, including spouse and children under the age of 18. It allows the applicant wishing to establish a business to relocate to the UK for an initial period of three years and four months and can then be extended for another two years. If you have a business idea that you would like to develop and bring to the UK, the entrepreneur visa will allow you to explore this idea. The applicant is able to either set up a new business or take over an existing one. Unlike other visa categories the tier 1 entrepreneur visa leads to settlement and, eventually, a British citizenship.
The entrepreneur visa has a number of requirements, the government were concerned that this route was being used by people who were not going to set up genuine businesses in the UK. Therefore, changes have been introduced since 31January 2013, the changes are listed as follows (For details, please see Home Office website):
The Entry Clearance Officer must be satisfied that:
In deciding if the applicant’s plan for their business is genuine the Entry Clearance Officer will take into account the following factors:
research into their chosen business sector;
With changes introduced in 2013 and so much at stake, it is important to seek financial advice to understand the options available to you, to ensure the full compliance with relevant regulations and your case is effectively represented to the authorities.
At Salford Chartered Accountants we see ourselves as a business partner to our clients, ready to give sound advice when required or simply to remove the burden of compliance work. The services we provide:
Most importantly, we strive to produce clear, detailed and transparent financial evidence in support of your case to give your application the highest chance of approval. Our relationship does not stop once you have visa approval, we will continue to support your business. Whatever the scale of our involvement, you can be assured of quality services we provide at a competitive rate.
For more information and advice on Tier 1 visa applications please contact us on xxxx or at xxxx. If you look for advice on Tier 1 Investor applications, please click here.
Applicants must have a UK regulated investment bank account before making their initial application – our business department is able to assist in opening such an account;
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Today's business and financial environment is fast-moving, competitive and complicated. At Salford Chartered Accountants, we aim to remove our client’s burden of checking compliance with the relevant regulations and authorities. Business owners and individuals alike need the support of professionals who can provide timely, reliable, effective and hassle-free solutions to meet their requirements. We aim to be a trusted partner for people starting a new life in the UK and we believe we can offer such a service. For more information and advice on Tier 1 visa applications please contact us on xxxx or at xxxx.
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