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by InUkOnHsmp
Wed Jun 03, 2009 7:34 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Which pension provider?
Replies: 3
Views: 1127

Thanks for your response meats and wanderer. "I don't know how old you are now but assuming that the UK retirement age for men is upped to 70 as they're referring to then you don't have that long to wait!" I am not sure what you mean, can you rephrase it? "1) Professional advice, the company itself ...
by InUkOnHsmp
Sun May 31, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Which pension provider?
Replies: 3
Views: 1127

Which pension provider?

Hi Forum, This is a query which all of us might have had at some point of time. I recently joined a new organization, and unlike my previous one, they have a contributory employee pension scheme. Under this scheme the company will deposit a percentage of my basic salary with a pension provider of my...
by InUkOnHsmp
Thu Apr 02, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: All Engineers, share the efforts/job opportunities/success
Replies: 25
Views: 8661

Hi Friends, Here are the timelines for me. I have been in the Uk for an year now, and lost my job due to redundancy. Started job search: Beginning of Feb 2009 No of telephonic interviews: 2 No of personal interviews: 2 First job offer: Beginning of March Second job offer: End of March Moral of the s...
by InUkOnHsmp
Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:40 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: company hit by recession
Replies: 3
Views: 1502

Hi Freak3out, I am in the same situation as you, with my job been made redundant 2 weeks back. I did not mention redundancy till the time I was working, and once I left the company immediately put it on my resume. I do think it might have a slight effect on your salary negotiation power, but it shou...
by InUkOnHsmp
Wed Feb 25, 2009 2:32 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Switching from HSMP Dependant to Tier1
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Thanks for your response.

Can other people with similar experiences comment? Do you HAVE to go back to India for a fresh Tier1 application?

Regards
by InUkOnHsmp
Wed Feb 25, 2009 12:37 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Switching from HSMP Dependant to Tier1
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Switching from HSMP Dependant to Tier1

Hi All, I have been in the UK since January 2008 on HSMP and my wife is on a HSMP dependant visa. I have some queries about my wife switching from HSMP dependant to Tier1. 1) Is it possible? Or will she have to apply as a Fresh Tier1 applicant? 2) In either case, would she have to go back to India f...
by InUkOnHsmp
Tue Feb 24, 2009 6:11 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Changes Very soon in Tier 1
Replies: 522
Views: 137600

Hi aaammmiii, What you say there is intriguing. I came to the Uk on an hsmp visa in January 2008, and my initial hsmp visa expires January 2010. Do you mean to say that I can apply for an extension in the first week of March 2009 and get a 3 years extension starting March 2009? Note that I am just a...
by InUkOnHsmp
Wed Jan 28, 2009 9:43 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Applying early for extension
Replies: 5
Views: 1603

Applying early for extension

Hi Forum, My hsmp visa is valid till Jan 2009, and there have been rumors of upcoming redundancies in our organization. :cry: If I am one of the unlucky ones, I might have to think about applying for HSMP extension as early as possible, as it might take months to get a job going by the current job m...
by InUkOnHsmp
Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:13 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Current IT job market in UK
Replies: 119
Views: 45204

I wonder whats the status with the people who have been made redundant. When I came into the UK, I found it a little hard to get a job, primarily for the reason that I did not have UK experience and regardless of the fact that I was working with one of the best companies in India my experience was n...
by InUkOnHsmp
Fri Dec 05, 2008 4:06 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Visitor Visa to HSMP
Replies: 5
Views: 1451

be able - are allowed

Sorry, I think it was used correctly in that context. In fact what you suggest sounds weird:

Will the people ,who travek to UK in Visitor Visa are allowed to apply for HSMP.Please advise on this....
by InUkOnHsmp
Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:54 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Got offer from Cambridge need info and advice
Replies: 0
Views: 876

Got offer from Cambridge need info and advice

Hi Forum, I recently received a job offer from a company in Cambridge. I need a couple of inputs regarding jobs and indians in cambridge. Members please advice on: 1) I am temporarily living in London, how can I find about indian house shares in cambridge? 2) What would be the approximate living cos...
by InUkOnHsmp
Tue Mar 11, 2008 12:56 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Comparion of living expenses London Vs Manchester
Replies: 8
Views: 4654

Hi Forum,

Senior members can you please respond to the query?

Thirdwave, thanks for your response but something more quantitative will help.

Regards
by InUkOnHsmp
Tue Mar 11, 2008 12:40 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Job scene in April
Replies: 9
Views: 2705

Hi,

Site Admin, SYH and nshar1 thanks for your response.

I work on C++ Unix and have around 4 years of experience in this skillset, and overall 5 and a half years of IT experience.

Site admin: I am interested in knowing about the job scene in London.

Any other comments?

Regards
by InUkOnHsmp
Tue Mar 11, 2008 10:45 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Job scene in April
Replies: 9
Views: 2705

Job scene in April

Hi Forum, I came to the UK under the impression that there are a lot of jobs starting the first week of feb. However, I found the response very lukewarm. Now I hear people saying that April is when there are maximum jobs as it is the start of a new financial year. Can senior member please comment if...
by InUkOnHsmp
Mon Mar 10, 2008 1:25 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Comparion of living expenses London Vs Manchester
Replies: 8
Views: 4654

Comparion of living expenses London Vs Manchester

Hi Forum,

Can experienced members please comment on the comparison of average monthly living expenditure for a couple between London and Manchester?

Looking forward to your expert opinion.

Pardon if this has been asked before.

Thanks
by InUkOnHsmp
Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:34 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Need advice on a job
Replies: 12
Views: 2634

Thanks for your responses. Ashish, lets say i get a better job in 2-3 months, would the companies be worried why i am switching so soon? I have heard that unlike india in the UK companies do care about frequent job switches, and I might find hard finding a job so soon after joining my first company....
by InUkOnHsmp
Mon Feb 18, 2008 2:47 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Need advice on a job
Replies: 12
Views: 2634

Need advice on a job

Hi Forum, I have received an offer from a company in the greater manchester area. Its a permanent job with offered salary being 27k per annum. There are not much benefits for the first year of employment, except a life cover. My profile in 5 years in C++ Windows/Unix. I want senior members advice on...
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