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Live & Work in Scotland (Live & Work in Scotland)
Synopses & Reviews
Provides an indispensable source of knowledge for anyone hoping to move to Scotland, whether to the Borders and the great cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow or to the Highlands and Islands. In addition to giving all the facts on where the jobs are and how to get them it gives essential information on the customs, laws, regulations and way of life that will be encountered there. Special features include regional employment guides, directories of major employers and personal case histories from people who have made the move.
Packed with information on matters from crofting law to the Scottish Parliament, the book provides essential insider information and advice to help the reader secure a residence permit, find their ideal home, open a bank account and get the right health care. For those looking for work it lists the skills and trades most in demand and is packed with useful contacts to help find the right job, as well as explaining how to start or buy your own business.
This guide provides information for those that are interested in living and working in Scotland. It covers the opportunities to be found, whether in the urban settings of the cities or the islands and Highlands.
Live & Work Scotland provides a detailed survey of the opportunities for living & working in Scotland - from the Borders and the great cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow to the Highlands and Islands.
Inside Section 1 - Living in Scotland - you will find information on: red tape; pros & cons of moving to Scotland; political and economic structure; property purchase and rental; daily life; retiring in Scotland.
In Section II - Working in Scotland - you will find information on: finding a job; skills and qualifications; hours and holidays; salaries; trade unions; contracts; women in work; seasonal and temporary work; starting a business..
This guide contains a business and industry report, a regional employment guide, a directory of major employers, and personal case histories.
About the Author
Author Nicola Taylor wrote this book from personal experience after uprooting herself from England and moving to Scotland.
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