Innovator and Start-up Visas: how can I increase my chance of success?

Since the closure of the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa route* by the Home Office in March 2019, uncertainty and ambiguity have surrounded the government’s new Innovator/Start-up visa schemes. Instead of assessing an applicant’s business ideas themselves, the Home Office have now essentially passed on this responsibility to a group of ‘endorsing bodies’. These organisations now receive applications directly from aspiring …