Hello everyone! Welcome back to another blog. Are you wondering about the latest updates for UK’s skilled workers? Then today’s blog is just for you.
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New General Salary Threshold in the UK
The general salary threshold has got a small boost from £25,600 to £26,200. If you’re wondering what’s the lowest salary you can earn if you’re paid less than the salary threshold, it’s £20,960. This is a slight increment from £20,480.
Are You The Skilled Worker UK’s Looking For?
The UK offers a points-based system which grants a route for skilled workers like you. But, you must have a job offer from an approved employer sponsor and must tick the following boxes:
- Your job offer should be at a skill level of RQF3 or above. (equivalent to A level)
- Able to speak English
- Sponsor must pay the relevant salary threshold (It should be the new general threshold of £26,200 or whatever’s the norm for your specific job – whichever’s higher
What if you’re earning less than this amount but not less than £20,960? You could still be eligible to apply by ‘trading’ your points on certain characteristics against your salary.
For instance, you could have a PhD relevant to your job or hold a job offer in a field with an occupation shortage.
You can find more details on the points system by following the link in the description box below. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-points-based-immigration-system-further-details-statement
Just a heads up – there’s no route in general for employers to hire workers at or near the minimum wage.
To all the employers out there, if you’re not yet a licensed sponsor but want to sponsor migrants through this skilled worker route? Then, go ahead and apply now!
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