Overview of Sector based work permits

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  • Since 1 May 2004, nationals of the new EU Accession Countries are able to work freely in the UK under the worker registration scheme. If you are a UK employer looking for staff call the Latvian office on +371 7814121

Please note that the SBS currently only applies to nationals from Bulgaria and Romania. The programme was scheduled to be phased out by 31 December, 2007, but was retained for both nations upon their accession to the European Union on 01 January, 2007.

The sector based scheme is in many ways similar to the normal work permit scheme. Please see below some key facts about this scheme:

Are you an employer looking for suitable people? Call us on 020 7842 0800.

Are you looking for work? Go to the workpermit.com employment center. The only internet employment center designed for people wishing to live and work abroad.