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What is a 'recognised UK scale up'?

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development defines a scale up business as having “an average annualised growth greater than 20% a year, over a 3-year period, and with 10 or more employees at the beginning of the observation period “. However it is yet to be seen how UKVI will define a “recognised UK scale up”.

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Scale-up Visas section.

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