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    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one
    Feb 22, 2018  |  by John Dunn
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    Get your child into state-funded school in the UK
    Feb 21, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
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    The NHS vs Medicare: Which is better?
    Jan 30, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
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    What is the cost of living in London in 2018?
    Jan 25, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
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    To rent in the UK, you absolutely need to have the right to rent
    Jan 19, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
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    This is how contractors can take home more cash
    Jan 09, 2018  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    5 pro tips for surviving your long-haul flight
    Dec 19, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    10 interesting facts about the UK working holiday visa
    Nov 27, 2017  |  by John Dunn
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    How long it will take to qualify for ILR in 2018
    Nov 23, 2017  |  by John Dunn
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    Autumn Budget 2017: Summary points
    Nov 22, 2017  |  by Scott Brown
 
 
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    Comparing government schools in Australia and South Africa

    by 1st Contact | Aug 15, 2016
    If you’re planning on making the move Down Under and are taking your family with you, it might be useful to know how the government schools in Australia differ from those in South Africa.
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  • Can you pass the Australian immigration points test

    Can you pass the Australian immigration points test?

    by Sam Hopwood | Aug 12, 2016
    Australia is one of the most popular destinations for professionals who want to relocate. To make the move, you will have to pass what is often called an immigration points test. This crash course we’ve put together on the points system will help you figure out whether you’re eligible for an Aussie visa.
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    Stay safe online: A financial services security checklist

    by 1st Contact | Aug 11, 2016
    As more and more companies provide online services, it’s no surprise that an increasing number of people are falling victim to cybercrimes each year. If you’re going to be transacting on the World Wide Web, there are a few online security precautions you should consider taking.
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    Claim your mileage tax refund now

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Aug 10, 2016
    UK contractors often do work that requires them to move across the country-side. Even if you’re not a contractor, you can claim back a portion of the money you spend on your business-related transport. This is what is often referred to as a mileage tax refund.
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    A guide to tax planning

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Aug 10, 2016
    Income tax planning can make a big impact on the amount of tax you pay. Planning ahead allows you to take advantage of any opportunities to minimise your tax bill.
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    The benefits of filing your tax return early

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Aug 03, 2016
    It’s worth making time for tax before your December holidays. Apart from not having to worry about your paperwork when you should be relaxing, there are a few additional perks for those who submit their returns ahead of the 31 January deadline.
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  • Shipping

    How to get the best value for money when shipping your goods

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jul 22, 2016
    Whether you’re emigrating or simply flying home, shipping your goods will almost always work out cheaper than paying excess baggage fees at the airport. We look at a few things you should consider to ensure you get the best deal.
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    IR35 – does it apply to you?

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jul 21, 2016
    If you’re working as a contractor, you’ve probably encountered IR35 legislation. It’s essential to know your IR35 status as you could face steep penalties for avoidance.
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    Contractors in the UK: How to deal with late payment

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jul 21, 2016
    As a contractor, you will inevitably have to deal with late payment issues. Not only can this cause cash flow problems, but it may also negatively affect your relationship with your clients.
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    Mandela Day: Taking action to inspire change

    by 1st Contact | Jul 20, 2016
    Since 2009, in honour of Nelson Mandela’s birthday, 18 July has been recognised as Nelson Mandela International Day. On this day, people across the globe come together to celebrate Madiba’s life and legacy, honouring his work to change the world for the better.
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  • 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
  • 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
 
 

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