Provides an up-to-date source of practical information about everyday life in Britain. This book takes a basis that is designed to help the reader avoid costly mistakes and to save both time and money. The sections included cover topics such as how to find a job, what permits and visas you may require, accommodation, the telephone system and how it operates, public transport, insurance policies available, finance, shopping and sports. The book is aimed at new arrivals to Britain as well as long-term residents who may want to travel to other parts of the country. David Hampshire is the author of "Living and Working in Switzerland".