Working in the United Kingdom

Employed in the United Kingdom, looking for a job, starting a business?

For many people a move to the United Kingdom is triggered by a change in employment - a new job, or a posting within a company. Many of the employment-related matters may be handled by the employer, but it still helps to understand the system.

Even if your move is for family reasons, for study or a lifestyle choice, it's still useful to understand what's involved in looking for work; work permit rules, types of job contract and, for those with an entrepreneurial streak, how to set up a business of your own. Browse the pages listed on the left to find out more.