There are many templates available on the internet and there is a significant temptation to save some money and use them but this would be a significant mistake. Templates aren't suited to your individual business and this individualisation is what will set your business apart when it comes to putting your case in front of an immigration official, this coupled with the fact that they will have seen numerous examples of templates it is likely that any official worth their wages will spot a template miles away.
At a minimum, the document needs to show that the applicant is fully aware of the market that they are entering and have a strong potential for success. There needs to be a strong vision. There also needs to be some key fundamentals such as sales, turnover and profit projections. There also needs to be a strong focus on market analysis, this shows that the applicant has strongly considered the market as it already stands and is then better capable of entering it and being successful.
If you get the business plan right then this can be the key to success for entering the UK as a Tier 1 entrepreneur. The route has been laid out for individuals who are likely to bring economic prosperity to the UK and provide jobs, a good business plan will take these desirable qualities into account and put them front and centre. Immigration officials have a strong impetus to reject false applicants, unfortunately, within that remit, they will sometimes be overly harsh on genuine applicants. That means that applicants will need to have a strong business plan that ensures that they can genuinely do the best job possible.
If you use the right law firm to help you on your way then you're on the right track to success in your application. Experienced law firms will have a long list of successes often in your actual sector and will be the best placed to ensure that you have been well prepared to face any test that officials throw your way. Using the right law firm is extremely cost effective as application costs are not cheap, so getting it right first time can save a lot of time and money.
It is vital for the UK to encourage wealth creators to the country but as an attractive country for foreign visitors, the UK takes its immigration seriously. That is why it pays to ensure that you are well prepared for any test that they will throw at you, but as a genuine applicant you should not be too concerned, just be mindful that officials want to ensure that you are a genuine applicant and having strong knowledge and a good business plan will put you on the right track for success.
How we can help
At Reiss Edwards, our business immigration solicitors will guide you throughout the process and offer practical advice on how best to present your case. Contact us today should you need assistance.