As an active Job Seeker, there will always be questions that you need to find the answers to.
We have gathered together a host of useful links to sites with information we are asked about a lot.
The list is updated regularly and we try to make sure the links are up to date and relevant but we can’t always guarantee the quality/accuracy of external sites… some people just aren’t as incredible as us. *sigh*
Click on the titles to follow the link. (this will open a new tab)
Thinking of working abroad? Find out how your income translates
This is great for businesses planning on engaging a self employed contractor, but you can also use it to confirm your own status as an individual. Make sure to read all the rules and be sure that this is right for you and your circumstances.
Work out an estimate of the Income Tax and National Insurance contributions you can expect to pay on your income.
This Calculator works out your monthly and weekly take home pay after tax, national insurance, student loans and pensions.
You can use this calculator to work out your statutory holiday entitlement. This is really handy when you’ve started a new job part way through the year, or you’re leaving a role and want to be sure you have been paid for any left over holiday for the period.
Confirm whether you have the right to work in the UK legally and also what documents you need to provide so you aren’t surprised when your new employer asks for them.
Information about obtaining Jobseeker’s Allowance, and whether you qualify.
The Pensions Advisory Service has a lot of really helpful information about Auto Enrolment and how it affects you.