Zopa Bank to sponsor batch of work visas for Ukrainian nationals

Zopa Bank has said it will immediately sponsor 50 work visas for Ukrainian nationals following new guidance by UK Home Secretary Priti Patel.

The company said it will sponsor the visas for eligible Ukrainian applicants already in the UK with backgrounds in engineering, technology, and data analytics with experience in consumer financial services.

Zopa has said it will fast track the assessment and selection of those Ukrainian’s who are wanting to join their British national family members in the UK, giving the candidates who are successful certainty of a role with Zopa and the ability to onboard remotely from a secure location.

The bank will also provide a relocation allowance of one month’s salary to support moving costs on receipt of right to work in the UK.

Zopa CEO Jaidev Janardana said, “We are working with the Ukrainian Embassy in London and Ambassador Vadym Prystaiko to facilitate the process and encourage fellow members of our tech and fintech communities to extend their support.”

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