Finally! The long-awaited moment has come: you have received a call for a job interview. It's tomorrow at ten o'clock in the company headquarters, near a tube station in Zone 3.
After a few minutes, after the excitement has worn off, you start to have many questions. How should I dress?
The UK has many laws that look out for the safety of workers, but as immigrants we don't know our basic rights as well as we know them back home. Many people post on forums about the problems they’ve had at work, so let’s do an overview and clear things
Today on Facebook, a fellow Spaniard Javier published a few very useful tips about his observations of how people look for work and hand in CVs. I thought I'd share it with those of you who aren’t familiar with these processes yet. Here is the translation of the original text:
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
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
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.