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Employment and Business in the United Kingdom

Employment The average annual wage in the United Kingdom is US$ 44,743 (source: OECD), while the unemployment rate, as a percentage of the total work force, is 7.8% (of whom 33.4% have been unemployed for more than a year). There are a total of 6 standard procedures that must be followed when starting up a new business, with the minimum start-up time being 13 days (source: World Bank).


 

 




Moving to the United Kingdom

If you are considering moving to the United Kingdom or are soon to depart, you can find helpful information and advice in the Expat Briefing dedicated United Kingdom section including; details of immigration and visas, United Kingdom forums, United Kingdom event listings and service providers in the United Kingdom.

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Living in the United Kingdom

From your safety to shoppingliving in the United Kingdom can yield great benefits as well as occasional drawbacks.  Find your feet and stay abreast of the latest developments affecting expats in the United Kingdom with relevant news and up-to-date information.

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Working in the United Kingdom

Working in the United Kingdom can be rewarding as well as stressful, if you don't plan ahead and fulfill any legal requirements. Find out about visas and passports, owning and operating a company in the United Kingdom, and general United Kingdom culture of the labour market.

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