We all know that "license" in American English is "licence" in British English. But what about the person to whom the licence is given?
Various dictionaries show the 'c' version, e.g.:
Additionally, I can see other resources in my own country using this spelling, e.g.:
But managers in my own company (in Australia) claim to have done "a lot of research" on the subject, and decided to use the 's' version. This seems wrong to me, but I would like a better answer to the question before I decide whether to request a change or just change our spell checking to allow their spelling.