Item description for Living and Working in Britain, 6th Edition: A Survival Handbook (Living & Working in Britain) by David Hampshire...
Written in an entertaining style with a touch of humor, Living and Working in Britain is designed to provide newcomers with the practical information necessary for a relatively trouble-free life. Its contents include finding a job, permits & visas, health, accommodation, finance, insurance, education, shopping, post office and telephone services, public transport, motoring, TV and radio, leisure, sports and much, much more. It is packed with vital information and insider tips to help minimize culture shock and reduce the newcomers' rookie period to a minimum. Living and Working in Britain is essential reading for anyone planning to spend an extended period in Britain.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.03" Width: 5.83" Height: 1.1" Weight: 1.41 lbs.
Release Date Feb 25, 2008
Publisher Survival Books, Ltd.
ISBN 1905303122 ISBN13 9781905303120
Availability 0 units.
More About David Hampshire
David Hampshire is an experienced travel writer (author, co-author and editor of over 20 books) and an authority on living and working abroad. He lived in Switzerland for over five years and still visits regularly, but now lives in Bath and London (England).
Reviews - What do customers think about Living and Working in Britain, 6th Edition: A Survival Handbook (Living & Working in Britain)?
Help to settle in May 15, 2008
Very comprehensive book, that helps you better understand what to expect when you move to a new country. Covers a diverse series of themes.
Great resource! May 9, 2008
This is a great resource that encompasses all the concerns that a person would have if considering moving to Britain! The book is well organized and easy to understand.
Review of the 2nd edition Jun 21, 2000
I am a reader of the 2nd edition of this book, as I have not got the 3rd edition that , sorry, just give you some comment to the 2nd edition. I believe, however, you can glean how good the 2nd edition is. Firstly, it give some hits of writing a cover, or , what essential information should be given i your cover letter. For instance, you should tell the potential employer whet you are available to attend the intervew. Secondly, What visas/permits would you be necessary to got. Thirdly, after arrival, the first stuff you have to do is how to fight with " Customs Not only those information, it also drops the hints down, say, the issue of accommodation, public transport, insure , etc.. Indeed, I highly recommend this book to whom want to work in the UK.