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From the Back Cover
Live & Work in China provides a detailed survey of the opportunities for living and working in China from Hong Kong to Shanghai and from Macau to Beijing. Inside Section 1 - Living in China - you will find information on how to: secure a residence permit; find your ideal home; obtain a competitive mortgage; deal with surveys & conveyancing; choose a suitable school; open the right bank account; get the best health care; learn the language quickly; organize your retirement abroad; make the most of your leisure time. In Section II - Working in China - there are full details on: finding suitable employment; submitting the correct documents; skills and trades most in demand; seasonal & temporary work; salaries, hours and holidays; trade unions and contracts; starting/buying your own business; raising the required finance; government incentives; sources of advice and assistance. This guide is packed with useful contacts, includes a regional employment guide, a directory of major employers and personal case histories.