Government opens up 4 new ways for UK tech firms to recruit talent from overseas

‘This new visa scheme will support fast growth digital businesses in their quest to bring the best and brightest to British shores’   Tech City, the government-funded organisation that supports digital businesses in the UK, has created a new visa scheme to make it easier for fast-growing technology companies to hire talent from outside the European Union. The Tech Nation Visa Scheme is an extension of the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa stream, which  is the dedicated route for UK businesses in certain sectors to recruit exceptionally talented leaders from non-EU countries. The government amended the Tier 1 stream in April 2014 to make IT workers eligible and gave Tech City the power to oversee the applications and approve 200 visas. However, its intention to help startups recruit talent from…


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