United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is one of the most attractive destinations for the Hispanic immigrant. Mainly due to its flexible and dynamic labour market, its labor law and its unemployment rate relatively low (7.9%) compared with the European average (10%) and with the Spanish rate (19.4%), the last being the second highest in Europe (November 2009, entering the labor system when a citizen of the EU comes first to the United Kingdom with the intention of working)You must apply for your National Insurance Number (NI). This is done in the JObecenter plus the area where it resides, that summoned him for a personal interview whose main objective is to check that the person is who he claims to be. While it is processed NI can work using a temporary number that consists in the letter T, followed by the date of birth of the worker to digits more the letter M or F (male or female). For example, if you were born on July 5, 1980, your temporary number is: T571980F if it is woman or T571980M if it is man. Another aspect interesting is the (shortage) scarcity of qualified personnel for certain occupations, mainly in the sectors: Healthcare: nurse, dentist, pharmacists, veterinarians, doctors.Education: Teachers of mathematics, chemistry, physics, language espaniola.Construction and manufacturing: electrical, mechanical engineers, architects.Technological: Programmers, SAP, Oracle etc minimum wage the minimum wage since October 2008 is: 5.73 per hour for over 22 years 4.77 per hour for workers aged 18-21 3.53 per hour for children under age of 18 Anoslos taxes, unless you’re self-employed, is automatically deducted from your volunteer work payment an option for newcomers who do not feel very confident with the language proficiencyIt is volunteer work, which sometimes can even serve as a gateway to get paid work.