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Recruitment websites www.reed.co.uk the UK’s no. 1 jobsite; thousands of job offers to be found in all major industries. www.agencycentral.co.uk this website provides a list of job sites and recruitment agencies in the hospitality and retail, among many more. www.monster.co.uk the UK arm of the large US jobsite www.direct.gov.uk/en/ Employment/Jobseekers The Job Centre Plus vacancy database www.1st4jobsinlondon.co.uk a list of agencies and available roles based in the capital www.agencycentral.co.uk uinformation on all recruitment agencies in London.

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Minimum wage in the UK

There are different levels of National Minimum Wage in the UK, depending on your age and whether you are an apprentice. The current rates (from 1 October 2011) are: £6.08 - the main rate for workers aged 21 and over £4.98 - the 18-20 rate £3.68 - the 16-17 rate for workers above school leaving age but under 18 £2.60 - the apprentice rate, for apprentices under 19 or those 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship

Top Tip: If you have a question about your employment rights in the UK contact https://payandworkrights. direct.gov.uk/ or www.acac. co.uk

Moving to London; A Practical Companion for Irish People  
Moving to London; A Practical Companion for Irish People  

A helpful, practical and comprehensive guide to Moving to London for Irish people. Published by the London Irish Centre in May 2012.

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