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Secondment Worker

Secondment Worker

The Global Business Mobility – Secondment Worker route is for overseas workers who are undertaking temporary work assignments in the UK, where the worker is being seconded to the UK as part of a high value contract or investment by their employer overseas.

The UK based organisation who will be receiving the seconded worker must be registered with the Home Office to sponsor service supplier workers and assign a Certificate of Sponsorship to the individual(s).


The overseas employer of the seconded worker must have employed them for at least 12 months and there must be a contract in place between the UK and overseas organisations for the provision of services worth at least £50 million.




Given the fast pace of change, we would stress that this information is designed to be informative, not advisory and represents our understanding of English law and practice as at the date indicated. We would always recommend that you should seek specific guidance on any particular legal issue.

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