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Thanks for your patience and enquiry. The business format that is being proposed by you would not allow for him to access any work visas in the UK. For him to apply for a skilled worker visa he would have to be sponsored by the company to travel to the UK for work. In those circumstances he would have to be employed, that is, in receipt of a salary. And, in addition, not be a shareholder in the business. So the fact of him owning 90% interest in the business would mean he would be denied this visa.
The innovator/start up visa envisages that he would be traveling to the UK to set up a business. It would not be in relation to a business that is already in existence. In addition, He would have to show that:
He therefore needs to revisit the basis on which he wishes to enter the UK, as it stands he seems to fall outside of the eligibility criteria. Please see below link which speaks to the different work visas in the UK, he may review to see which most closely matches his personal circumstance.
Can I clarify anything for you? I hope I have answered your query in a way that is simple and easy to understand. If anything remains unclear, I will be more than happy to clarify it for you. In the meantime, thank you once again for using our services.
I am it sure what is meant by you with respect to updating your risk profile. If he is not being paid then the yoga classes would not be considered as working as such he could do these classes on a visit visa. I have already responded with respect to the business visa eligibility requirement.