In a bid to drive local tech development, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) has made it easier for highly skilled non-EU IT professionals to acquire a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa to live and work in the UK. If you work in tech and have previously been unable to apply for a British work visa, […]
In a bid to drive local tech development, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) has made ...
We hope you made the 31 January 2016 Self Assessment tax return deadline. While the ...
The World Passport is back in the headlines this week thanks to Yasiin Bey (formerly ...
Thanks to a law created in 1949, South Africans who have acquired citizenship in another ...
From 6 April 2016, Australians and New Zealanders living in the UK will have to pay a £200 annual fee to the NHS. Once you’ve paid this surcharge you will be given access to the NHS as if you were a permanent UK resident. The surcharge was first introduced in April 2015 for almost all […]
We hope you made the 31 January 2016 Self Assessment tax return deadline. While the best option is always to submit your tax return on time, if you do have an excuse, we recommend that you avoid using one from the list below. According to HMRC, none of these excuses have led to a successful […]
The World Passport is back in the headlines this week thanks to Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def), who was arrested this week in South Africa. After arriving in the country some time ago, on a US passport, he attempted to leave on a World Passport. Below is a breakdown on what a World Passport is […]
Thanks to a law created in 1949, South Africans who have acquired citizenship in another country, without the prior written consent of the Minister of Home Affairs, run the risk of losing their South African citizenship. Who should be concerned? In terms of Section 6 of the Citizenship Act, South Africans are required to secure […]
Whether you are a pay as you earn (PAYE) contractor or you work through a limited company outside of IR35, you should be investing in some form of pension savings. Our sister company, Sable Wealth can help you pick the right pension. Investing in a pension fund isn’t just a smart move for the future, […]
There’s good news for prospective travellers from Australia and New Zealand, as the UK has raised the annual visa allocation for both countries under their Youth Mobility Scheme. The Youth Mobility Scheme replaced what was previously known as the UK Working Holiday Visa programme. Since January 2016, the number of Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) […]
One of our 1st Contact forex brokers, Andrew McNair, is in India right now with three of his friends raising money for Cool Earth on the Rickshaw Run. We decided to check in with Andrew for news from the subcontinent. First off, tell our readers what the Rickshaw Run is. The Rickshaw Run is an event […]
The Australian government’s mid-year economic review has seen the introduction of new compliance measures. These measures target Australians living abroad with outstanding student loans. Prior to the introduction of the new legislation, graduates living overseas could avoid repaying their higher education loans to the Australian government as long as they remained offshore residents. Since the […]
Young South Africans looking to buy property should consider investing in the UK. Not only is it a great way to earn solid returns in Pounds, but it also helps protect you from Rand depreciation. Our sister company, Sable, can help you start investing in the UK property market. Protect yourself from a declining Rand […]