London has long been an interesting location for people searching for jobs, both nationally and internationally. There are good opportunities for skilled manual, technical, professional and managerial internationals who want to work in London. If you’re a citizen from a state in the European Economic Area (EEA – EU plus Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway) you can come to the UK without a visa and work without a work permit however You will need to be able to speak English to a high standard to get by both in work and social life.
Generally if you are coming from Scandinavia London can be a little cheaper for you but your average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) is around £2,368.00 and you can eat out for around £50 based on two people, take a beer for around £3 or £4, take the bus or public transport for around £2,50 one way and generally price of food shopping can be done on the cheap however the price of rent in London is really expensive and should be taken into consideration before moving.
Overall London is very modern with new buildings such as the Shard, but the history of this magnificent city is still there for everyone to see and feel. A city with history going back over 2,000 years witnessed two major world wars, plague, devastating fire, civil war, aerial bombardment, terrorist attacks, and rioting but has still grown to one of the world’s most significant financial and cultural capital cities.
London is a world leader in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transportation. It is the world’s largest financial centre and has the fifth or sixth largest metropolitan area GDP in the world. London is often regarded as the cultural capital of the world.
If you are looking to build a career, then London is a city full of fantastic opportunities.