Obtaining a Job When You Settle in UK

Updated on Friday 18th August 2017

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There are more than 2 million immigrants working in UK, as the Office for National Statistics for 2016 mentions, and about 200,000 citizens from EU (European Union) and non-EU countries arrive each year in UK and start a new life. Until Brexit takes effect and new immigration rules will be imposed, there will be many immigrants who will want to settle in the Great Britain and apply for varied jobs. Even though it might seem difficult to obtain a job in the UK, you should consider a few aspects when searching for a proper workplace once you have moved to UK. Our immigration solicitors in London can help you obtain the necessary visas and work permits to enter UK.
 

Find a job through a recruitment agency in UK


There are cases where immigrants decide to relocate to the UK without applying for a job in the first place, thinking that once they get there, the situation in this matter will simplify. It is true, applying for a job from UK can be a suitable option because this is how the employers can get in touch and discuss face to face with their future employees. There are numerous recruitment agencies in the UK, where citizens can apply directly for certain jobs in accordance with their skills. A recruitment agency knows the job market and can help both local and foreign applicants. The job offers are updated on a daily basis and the candidates can be easily announced once something suitable for their knowledge is available. Besides that, a recruitment agency can ease the path between an applicant from overseas and a company, by settling appointments in this matter. Once you have settled in the UK and found a suitable job, the next step is to apply for a work permit, a matter where our immigration lawyer in UK can help with legal assistance and guidance.
 

Applying for a job when you settle in the UK


Candidates who apply for a job in UK have numerous advantages compared to the ones who apply from outside the state. One of them is that the companies wish to hire someone as soon as possible, without having to wait for a candidate to arrive and settle in the UK. In this case, a recruitment agency can make the necessary arrangements, especially if you are a skilled worker and a company is in need of such candidate. We remind that an immigrant must obtain a work permit once he/she has accepted a job offer, and the company will have to be registered as a sponsor for overseas citizens.
 

Advantages in front of UK companies


Companies in UK prefer skilled workers with high qualifications who speak English fluently. The experience is also important, as employers can fill positions only considering the work years behind. It is good to know that immigrants have the possibility of working full-time, part-time or project-based in UK, where students are also invited.

If you are interested in obtaining a job in UK with the specific visas and work permits, please feel free to contact our team of immigration solicitors in London.

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