Relocating your family to the UK can seem a bit daunting. Ensuring your kids find a school that is the right fit for them is important, but the UK school system is complex, and can be tricky to navigate as a first-timer. Luckily, we have a handy breakdown of the UK school system below. Read […]
Relocating your family to the UK can seem a bit daunting. Ensuring your kids find ...
Every year thousands of would-be immigrants and visitors to Australia have their visas cancelled by ...
If you regularly send money overseas, you probably use your bank to make the transfer. ...
Getting around London can be overwhelming and confusing for any newcomer, with a myriad of ...
Every year thousands of would-be immigrants and visitors to Australia have their visas cancelled by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DBIP). There are literally hundreds of reasons why a visa can be cancelled, so if you’re hoping to live, work or travel through Australia, you best be aware of some of the most […]
If you regularly send money overseas, you probably use your bank to make the transfer. But unfortunately, banks aren’t the best solution. Independent foreign exchange providers can provide lower fees, better rates and faster service. Here are a few reasons why you should stop using your bank for international money transfers. First off, make your […]
Getting around London can be overwhelming and confusing for any newcomer, with a myriad of routes leading to any one destination. We’ve put together a quick guide to help you navigate the intricate web that is London’s transport system. Choose your transport There are many different modes of transport to choose from. The most commonly […]
Buñol is a small Spanish town just an hour from Valencia. Once a year, this sleepy city hosts the biggest tomato fight in the world – La Tomatina. This is the sauciest festival around and you don’t want to miss out on the mayhem. Our friends at Stoke Travel have made it easier than ever. […]
The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has recently released a list of processing times for Australian visa applications. We’ve rounded up some of the most popular visas and listed their processing times below to help you figure out how long it’ll take you to make the move Down Under. Processing times, from […]
Anyone who has ever shipped goods overseas will know there’s always a certain amount of anxiety that comes with waiting for your belongings to arrive at their destination. We’ve rounded up some of the most common shipping mistakes and how to avoid them. 1. Choosing the wrong shipping method There are certain things you need […]
In November 2016, UKVI announced that the 28 day grace period for those who overstay their UK visas will be done away with. Failure to renew one’s visa is a serious offence and could lead to deportation. Follow these guidelines to ensure that you don’t find yourself in this sticky situation. Why was the grace […]
Many freelancers and contractors earn a living by doing work for clients all over the world, meaning they get paid in different currencies. Although this is often a complicated transaction, it doesn’t have to be. Below are a few tips for being paid in a different currency. Getting paid Being paid in various currencies can […]
As of 1 April 2017, the National Minimum Wage is set to increase to £7.50 an hour. The increase was announced in Chancellor Philip Hammond’s annual Autumn Statement last year. Hammond said he hopes to get the minimum wage to £9 an hour by 2020. Current vs new minimum wage The new hourly rate will […]