In the previous post in this series (Things to do before arriving), I listed a series of things to do before moving to London. However, it's important to remember which things to avoid doing, too.
1. … send money by Western Union for a room before even seeing it.
Oddly enough, many
After several years of crises and conservative government in the UK, immigration has been a main focus of both David Cameron's government and UKIP, the anti-immigration party. In particular, Nigel Farage, the leader of UKIP, has been constantly pestering non-British citizens living in the UK, especially with regards to immigrants
I still remember the day I arrived to live in England for the first time in 2009. I had to go to Plymouth, and I hadn’t thought to look for information. I arrived at Gatwick, intending to go by train to the other side of the island, to Devon. I
Fancy having a drink and soaking up some London culture? Here is a selection of the best places in London to enjoy a drink and visual arts.
Freud Café-Bar and Gallery
This cafe has been serving cocktails and coffees in the heart of West End for almost thirty years. If you're ready
During the last general election campaign, Ed Miliband (Labour Party) made his opposition to zero hours contract one of his key campaign issues. Because this is the most common contract among immigrants, we'll explain how it works.
Zero Hours Contract:
The term "zero hours" is not defined in UK law, but is
Once you’ve made the decision to move to London, I recommend you follow these steps before you go:
1. Check accommodation prices to get an idea, but never send money or accept an apartment or room without seeing it first. Familiarize yourself with the different zones, the prices, the deposit you need
The UK is home to beautiful places, including its many cathedrals. In this post we present you with a selection of the top ten. If you need a moment of quietness and peace, we recommend you go get lost in any one of them.
1. Durham Cathedral
Our trip through the best
What labour laws will applies to you, where will you contribute to social security, and how can your work abroad affect your future pension if you move to a new country as an expatriate or as a local worker?
The decision to move for a job opportunity has caused difficulties for
We have recently received dozens of messages and questions about this topic, so we decided to write this blog post about job offers for builders and other construction jobs in the UK.
The recent news about salaries of £1000 a week for builders comes from a report by Manpower UK, which
Looking for a job in “your area” in another country can be tricky. Alternatively, you have the possibility of starting a business yourself, either as self-employed or as a limited company. So today I will try to explain, as simply as I can, the procedures for self-employment in Britain.