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hi everybody,

me juz got an offer from multilinknetwork in UK. how the cost of living here?

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me juz got an offer from multilinknetwork in UK. how the cost of living here?
I'm no expert (i'm only 15!), but i think lots of people say that the cost of living in Britain is relatively high as things are highly taxed.

Saying that, things don't seem too bad, things don't seem to be EXTREMELY high, but if we are comparing to say America, things will be cheaper over there as with the addition of the taxes things go up in price (an example i can think of are iPods and other things like that, cost more over here - yes i know that's not a very practical thing about living but ahh well).

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me juz got an offer from multilinknetwork in UK. how the cost of living here?
It depends on where you would be living, what your lifestyle is like and what you're comparing it to! But its not particularly cheap????

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ive always found it quite good...

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Yo, The UK is very cheap to live.. I have recently left and can honestly say the UK is half the eurozone.. Yes taxes is more but you get free healthcare free scholing..

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Yo, The UK is very cheap to live.. I have recently left and can honestly say the UK is half the eurozone.. Yes taxes is more but you get free healthcare free scholing..

Well I've never heard anyone claim that the UK is cheap!!! Schooling is free in most of europe anyway. It depends where in the UK you live. Central/west london is extortionate, some of the quieter and industrial areas are cheaper. Apparently its more expensive than the USA - but thats all I can tell you.

I'm in Spain and its definitely cheaper overall than the UK - food and utility bills are about the same, rents cheaper, council tax is cheaper, petrol, ciggies and drink are cheaper.....

But none of that answers the OPs question which really needs clarification dont you think???

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hi everybody,

me juz got an offer from multilinknetwork in UK. how the cost of living here?
Thanks everyone for the advise.

If the company wanna sent me the document package by courier, thats mean me need to pay for it?its quite costly 300pound!

Is that the procedure there in UK?

how do we know bout the company as me going there alone..Pls advise.THks.

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Thanks everyone for the advise.

If the company wanna sent me the document package by courier, thats mean me need to pay for it?its quite costly 300pound!

Is that the procedure there in UK?

how do we know bout the company as me going there alone..Pls advise.THks.

What??? No way. That is not something I've ever heard of at all!! What company? why have they got to courier you anything? and what on earth could be soooo heavy, important, expensive...... to cost 300pounds????? Unless you're a drugs dealer lol?

that sounds like a con to me!!!

What is the name of the company? Have you googled them? Are they registered with "company house? Someone on here may have heard of them?

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If the company wanna sent me the document package by courier, thats mean me need to pay for it?its quite costly 300pound!

Is that the procedure there in UK?

how do we know bout the company as me going there alone..Pls advise.THks.
Major red flag!!! If the company is asking you to pay for a "document package" then they aren't offering you a job.

There's also a little matter of a visa to live and work in the UK. Normally it's the employer who handles that for a new hire coming from overseas.

I would do considerably more information gathering before agreeing to pay for anything.
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What??? No way. I've never heard of anything like that at all! That is not something I've ever heard of at all!! What company? why have they got to courier you anything? and what on earth could be soooo heavy, important, expensive...... to cost 300pounds????? Unless you're a drugs dealer lol?

that sounds like a con to me!!!

What is the name of the company? Have you googled them? Are they registered with "company house? Someone on here may have heard of them?

Jo xxx
Hi jojo..thanks for the advise...the company name MULTILINKS NETWORK LOAD BALANCING.they claim that the website is under construction..

already search under the company house..the status input..in liquidation..wat does that means?

The company claim that the document package includes the visa application form for me to fill up.The amount charge is for the visa for me to go over to UK.

Please advise

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