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    This is how contractors can take home more cash
    Jan 09, 2018  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • airport-waiting-takeoff-plane
    5 pro tips for surviving your long-haul flight
    Dec 19, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • young-friends-drinking-beer-at-pub
    10 interesting facts about the UK working holiday visa
    Nov 27, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • big-ben-on-union-jack
    How long it will take to qualify for ILR in 2018
    Nov 23, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • blog autumn budget summary
    Autumn Budget 2017: Summary points
    Nov 22, 2017  |  by Scott Brown
  • couple-marriage
    Getting married in the UK? You may need a Marriage Visitor visa
    Nov 21, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • isle-of-skye-uk
    The top 10 places to visit in the UK (that are not London)
    Nov 08, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • container-ship-at-sea
    When are my shipped goods going to arrive?
    Oct 31, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • catching-money
    Get your UK tax refund as quickly as possible
    Oct 30, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • london-skyline
    The financial requirement for your UK working holiday visa has changed
    Oct 25, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
 
 
  • 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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  • Tax

    What HMRC’s proposed IR35 tweaks mean for contractors in the public sector

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Sep 14, 2016
    HMRC is aiming to clamp down on contractors and self-employed workers who are not paying the correct amount of tax. Their efforts could see 90% of contractors either move to the private sector or increase their fees to compensate for the costs.
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    Don’t put it in writing: Australian artist deported from the UK for jottings

    by Sam Hopwood | Sep 14, 2016
    Jody Cleaver entered the UK in August, in the midst of a five month Eurotrip, only to be sent back to Australia from London’s Stansted Airport. After being stopped by officials, she was detained overnight and deported based on information authorities found in her travel journal.
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  • Move to the UK

    London is the international capital

    by 1st Contact | Sep 12, 2016
    With nearly 40% of Londoners born outside the UK, it’s no surprise that London is known as the international capital. In recent years, it has also displaced New York as “The Greatest City in the World”. Let’s take a look at this global city in more detail.
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    Never mind London, Manchester is perfect for UK contractors and freelancers

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Sep 09, 2016
    Many young professionals travel to the UK with the hope of starting a lucrative freelance career. These go-getters usually head straight for London, but as we’ve said before, the UK has more than one vibrant, international city. Let’s talk about Manchester.
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    Brexit could make Tier 2 immigration to the UK easier for Australians

    by Sam Hopwood | Aug 31, 2016
    Australia’s High Commissioner to the UK, Alexander Downer, is attempting to use Brexit as an opportunity to negotiate a better deal for Aussies looking to move to the UK.
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  • Australia

    Australia plans to increase tax on working holiday visa holders

    by Sam Hopwood | Aug 30, 2016
    The Australian Federal government has planned to introduce an adjustment to the tax free threshold for non-resident workers. With the commencement originally announced for July 2016, debates between the country’s major political parties has delayed the implementation to January 2017.
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  • UK IT jobs on the rise

    UK IT jobs on the rise

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Aug 30, 2016
    While it may come as a surprise to many, the first IT jobs data for the period immediately after the UK’s Brexit decision indicates that hirers in the sector are thriving.
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    The top places for young professionals to live in the UK

    by 1st Contact | Aug 30, 2016
    While it may come as no surprise that more than three quarters of the most desirable places for young professionals to live in the country are in London, it’s the South Coast that continued to dominate for the second year in a row.
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  • man-making-more-money
    This is how contractors can take home more cash
    Jan 09, 2018  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • airport-waiting-takeoff-plane
    5 pro tips for surviving your long-haul flight
    Dec 19, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • young-friends-drinking-beer-at-pub
    10 interesting facts about the UK working holiday visa
    Nov 27, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • big-ben-on-union-jack
    How long it will take to qualify for ILR in 2018
    Nov 23, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • blog autumn budget summary
    Autumn Budget 2017: Summary points
    Nov 22, 2017  |  by Scott Brown
  • couple-marriage
    Getting married in the UK? You may need a Marriage Visitor visa
    Nov 21, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • isle-of-skye-uk
    The top 10 places to visit in the UK (that are not London)
    Nov 08, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • container-ship-at-sea
    When are my shipped goods going to arrive?
    Oct 31, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • catching-money
    Get your UK tax refund as quickly as possible
    Oct 30, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • london-skyline
    The financial requirement for your UK working holiday visa has changed
    Oct 25, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
 
 

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