Supplemental work on Tier 2 VisaReport
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I need (urgent) advice on supplemental work on a Tier 2 visa.
I’m professor in a UK university on a Tier 2 visa. I understand I can do supplementary PAYE work with certain restrictions (<20 hours p.w., same level as job, etc.). That’s fine, I occasionally do small pieces of work for other UK universities.
My question is about additional, job-related work that is a necessary part of my job and that I am expected by my employer to do. The work is not PAYE.
1. Write a book which will pay (modest) royalties (publisher is in Netherlands).
2. Work as a consultant for a non-British NGO in another country.
3. Review grant proposals for a research funder in another country which pays me a modest fee.
4. Serve as editor for a non-British journal (which pays a modest stipend)
All of these examples produce income and I am happy to pay tax to the UK through foreign income tax forms, but it would be a form of self-employment, which is prohibited in Tier 2 visa. (Each of these examples provide income from outside of the UK.)
These are very much related to my job and academics are expected/encouraged to do these things. Any advice?