About U.K and Immigration to UK at a Glance

Immigration to United Kingdom

One of the world's ultimate destinations, United Kingdom has so much to offer. With a rich cultural history and a stable economy, UK is increasingly becoming a coveted country for people wanting to resettle abroad. A land of physical beauty coupled with world's best living and working conditions, UK is fast becoming the hot spot for skilled professionals.

United Kingdom, the land of immense opportunities, has been welcoming newcomers for years and is still in a process of further liberalization of its Immigration Laws. Hundreds and thousands of professionals and businessmen already settled there, have brought diversity to UK by providing skills and expertise, which complement the existing work force.

UK is one of the United States' closest allies and British Foreign Policy emphasizes close coordination with the US. Bilateral cooperation reflects the common language ideals and democratic practices of the two nations. UK is an energy rich nation with significant reserves of oil and gas in the North Sea and the Irish Sea and large coal resources.

Low unemployment rate and high job turnover rate has created vast opportunities. A typical work week consists of 35 hours. Other benefits include generous leave, statutory maternity and paternity benefits and good salaries. UK also has a large welfare system with good living standards.