Relocation and Recruitment Advice

AP Technical is a 360-degree recruitment consultant operating across Europe and beyond. We support job seekers with their every Scotland recruitment need, from CV writing and interview preparation right through to relocation support. We also support businesses with many aspects of their recruitment processes, including developing up-to-date salary guides to ensure their salaries are in line with their competitors.

AP Technical is an innovative recruitment agency in the UK. Connecting talented individuals to roles in sectors as diverse as blockchain, crypto, fintech, IT, digital media and telecoms, we are driven by exceptional service, attention-to-detail and transparency.

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Scotland is a country in the United Kingdom located in the northern third of Great Britain. Home to almost 800 islands, it is a beautiful part of the world with immense history dating back to around the 1st century. While its official language is English (98.6%), there are a wide range of accents and dialect spoken here, including Scots, Scottish Gaelic, Polish, Urdu, Punjabi and Spanish.

Scotland has a strong economy and a reputation for attracting thriving and emerging industries and sectors, including finance, life sciences, digital marketing and energy. As a result of such diversity, job opportunities here are abundant.

Why Choose Scotland?

There are numerous reasons to live and work in Scotland. While the country is world-renowned for its incredible beauty and stunning nature, it is also acknowledged as a vibrant part of the world with a diverse economy, growing population and strong employment rate. There are unrivalled opportunities to work in leading industries, while the standard of living is very high. What’s more, you’ll benefit from free, high-quality healthcare and well-regulated working practices.

The country’s capital, Edinburgh, is globally renowned and well regarded as a superb place to live and work. It is ideally located with a diverse market and numerous exciting opportunities for employment. As one of the most prosperous parts of the country, it has a thriving tech scene and is a highly attractive destination for technology entrepreneurs and employees.

Requirements to set up a company

Setting up a company in Scotland is a relatively straightforward process. First of all, you will need to select the right company structure for your particular business. Choosing the right legal structure is essential as this will influence how you run your business, the control you have over it, and your legal obligations. You will also need name your business according to certain rules, and register for tax. We recommend consulting a lawyer or accountant to determine the best option for you.

Requirements for employees wishing to relocate

Scotland has a reputation as a warm and welcoming location to all. However, if you are planning to live and work here, you will need to check out the latest visa regulations, particularly in light of the UK’s exit from the European Union in 2020. If you are entering the country as a non-UK national to work in an eligible skilled job, you will need a Skilled Worker visa. This visa entitles you to stay for up to five years before you need to extend it.

For further information about Scotland recruitment and relocation, please contact AP Technical to speak with one of our specialists.