Working in the UK

Working in the UK : All Your Questions Answered

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According to research by New World Wealth, there are more $ millionaires in London (376,600 - 2.8% of the population) than New York, Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong. One in every 35 residents has more than $1 million to their name and the numbers are growing. The 2014 figure 376,600 was an increase of 36,600 over the figure for 2013. There are 840,000 millionaires living in the UK. There are many great opportunities available in the UK (Britain) for skilled foreigners. And ambitious foreigners can easily take advantage of these opportunities. There are jobs requiring skilled workers in the UK, but not all unemployed UK youth are able to make use of these opportunities. Are you a skilled or a professionally qualified person or a UK university graduate wanting to get ahead? Britain has an ageing society. About 20% of the population are pensioners. Immigration of skilled foreigners is the solution to the UK's pensions crisis. What are the areas in which skills shortages exist in the UK? Which skilled jobs are desperately in need of foreigners because of the local unavailability of talent? In which skilled profession is talent in such short supply that temporary staff can earn as much as 15,000 per week? How do some accountants earn 500 per day? Do UK employers like the work ethic of foreigners? Are those with foreign language skills in demand? What is the government's official view on the UK's skills shortages? Which is the best employer for foreigners in the UK Will I face discrimination at work as a foreigner? Will my foreign name cause problems for me in finding a job? Which is the best employer in Britain for foreigners? Why is it that the best candidate is not always selected at interviews? How do I set up a business in the UK? What cities/towns in the UK are known for high crime levels? Find answers to these and other similar questions in this book. The author Rajiv Immanuel arrived in the UK in 1995 as an international student. Since then he has lived and worked in this country and is now a British citizen. He is a writer of books preparing other foreigners for UK life. This book is one of his series of books designed to help foreigners considering the UK as a place to live, work or study. As a first step, anyone considering coming to live in the UK would need to know what employment they could possibly take up (especially where there would be less competition from locals). As a second step, they need to know where to live. Choosing where to live and work is more complicated than merely living where you get a job. Some parts of the UK are highly dangerous. More than 3500 rapes happened in the Greater London area in 2014. Portsmouth is the rape capital of the UK, closely followed by Peterborough. Nottingham has the highest crime rate in the UK. What precautions must I take to avoid becoming a victim of crime? Which towns and cities are safe and peaceful? This book has all the answers you need.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514718103
  • 9781514718100