This might be one of the things you’re most worried about when you’re pregnant. So how do you request maternity leave here? How much time do we get for it in the UK? What papers do you need?
Although it might seem complicated at first, you just need a form called
If you already have a European driving licence, you don’t need to switch to the UK one. But since you’re settling down here… I did it, so I’m going to explain how to in case it’s of interest to someone. Here are some typical questions you might ask about it…
When looking for work or applying for a job offer, the CV is very important, because in the UK managers have the power to hire someone without meeting them directly... or at least, they decide whether to give them the chance to interview.
There are many people arriving in the UK
The famous NIN or National Insurance Number is the UK equivalent of a social security number. It's what you need for taxes and other data from your stay in the UK. Even though it is necessary, any EU citizen can start working in the UK with nothing but his or
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
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
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.