What Does the Abolition of the Resident Labour Market Test (RLMT) Mean for Employers When Recruiting?

Posted in : The Essential Elements of the Employee Handbook on 13 September 2023
Joanne Hennessy
Issues covered: Immigration, Recruitment and Selection, Sponsorship of Migrant Workers

Sponsorship of Migrant Workers: In this article, Joanne Hennessy and Leeanne Armstrong, from TLT LLP Solicitors, talk us through points to consider in light of the abolition of the resident labour market test.

Abolishing the resident labour market test (RLMT) was seen as a win by many, but it opened a can of worms many employers are still grappling with today. Here we look at the potential discrimination risks removing the RLMT has given rise to for employers and how to approach such risks.

What was the RLMT and Why are we Still Talking About it?

The UK’s points-based immigration system was overhauled in line with the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. A key aspect of this was the abolition of

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This article is correct at 13/09/2023

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Joanne Hennessy

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