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    Applying for your NI number: Don’t go it alone
    Jun 12, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • london-thames-big-ben
    10 reasons why London is still our favourite city
    May 04, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • man-working-at-home
    Get the most out of being a contractor in the UK by following these simple steps
    Mar 15, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
  • tax-hand-magnifying-glass
    Reap the benefits of submitting your Self Assessment tax return early
    Mar 02, 2018  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • students-graduating
    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one
    Feb 22, 2018  |  by John Dunn
  • students-school-chalk-board
    Get your child into state-funded school in the UK
    Feb 21, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • medical-cross-and-heart
    The NHS vs Medicare: Which is better?
    Jan 30, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
  • big-ben-london-at-night
    What is the cost of living in London in 2018?
    Jan 25, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
  • house-key
    To rent in the UK, you absolutely need to have the right to rent
    Jan 19, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • man-making-more-money
    This is how contractors can take home more cash
    Jan 09, 2018  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
 
 
  • VAT

    All about Flat Rate VAT

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Sep 28, 2016
    The Flat Rate VAT scheme is a commonly used option for contractors. This scheme is specifically aimed at those companies providing a service, as they generally don’t have large amounts of VAT to reclaim for business purchases.
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  • Teacher tax rebate

    How to claim a teacher tax rebate

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Sep 28, 2016
    If you’re a teacher in the UK, you may be due a tax refund from HMRC. Amongst others things, you could claim for professional body membership fees, specialist clothing, equipment and the use of your car for work purposes.
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    What is Marine Transit Insurance?

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Sep 28, 2016
    We all know that excess baggage fees are ridiculous and that it’s not pleasant to carry four suitcases around. The best way to get around it? Ship your goods. When you’re loading your things onto a carrier, you will need to give some thought to the “what if” of something not arriving at its destination.
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    Contractors and VAT: Getting started

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Sep 28, 2016
    Does VAT make your head spin? We’ve put together a basic guide on everything you need to know about VAT as a contractor in the UK.
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    A guide to buying a second-hand car in the UK

    by 1st Contact | Sep 28, 2016
    Having a car in the UK can come in handy for work commutes and trips to the coast alike, but getting stuck with a lemon can be more hassle than it’s worth. Here are a few tips that will help you avoid buying a dud.
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  • Australian eVisitor visa

    Are you eligible for an Australian eVisitor visa?

    by Sam Hopwood | Sep 26, 2016
    British and EU citizens who want to travel to Australia for business or leisure can apply for an eVisitor visa. This free visa will allow you to travel to Australia for up to three months at any time during a 12-month period.
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    Is Brexit making EU employees quit the UK?

    by John Dunn | Sep 26, 2016
    According to a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), one in ten EU workers are planning on leaving the UK – and their jobs – following June’s Brexit vote.
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  • Bank notes

    Exchanging your travel money: Don't wait till the last minute

    by 1st Contact | Sep 26, 2016
    If you’re planning a holiday to Europe – or anywhere else for that matter – don’t leave exchanging your travel money to the last minute. Purchasing Euros at foreign exchange counters in airports or high street banks can set you back up to 14% more than the general market rate.
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  • Cheap eats in London

    Top 5 cheap eats in London

    by 1st Contact | Sep 22, 2016
    Everybody loves a bargain and with the high cost of living in London, it never hurts to save a few Pounds on nosh. If you’re looking for a tasty meal on the go, we’ve rounded up five of the most delicious – cheap – options in the city.
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    How to pack your suitcase like a pro

    by 1st Contact | Sep 22, 2016
    Whether you're packing for an overseas holiday or a more permanent move, deciding what to take with you can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips to help you pack your suitcase like a pro.
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  • london-bus-ben
    Applying for your NI number: Don’t go it alone
    Jun 12, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • london-thames-big-ben
    10 reasons why London is still our favourite city
    May 04, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • man-working-at-home
    Get the most out of being a contractor in the UK by following these simple steps
    Mar 15, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
  • tax-hand-magnifying-glass
    Reap the benefits of submitting your Self Assessment tax return early
    Mar 02, 2018  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • students-graduating
    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one
    Feb 22, 2018  |  by John Dunn
  • students-school-chalk-board
    Get your child into state-funded school in the UK
    Feb 21, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • medical-cross-and-heart
    The NHS vs Medicare: Which is better?
    Jan 30, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
  • big-ben-london-at-night
    What is the cost of living in London in 2018?
    Jan 25, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
  • house-key
    To rent in the UK, you absolutely need to have the right to rent
    Jan 19, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • man-making-more-money
    This is how contractors can take home more cash
    Jan 09, 2018  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
 
 

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