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    Get the most out of being a contractor in the UK by following these simple steps
    Mar 15, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
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    Reap the benefits of submitting your Self Assessment tax return early
    Mar 02, 2018  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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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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    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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    5 questions to ask yourself before you decide to emigrate

    by 1st Contact | Jul 20, 2016
    Moving to a new country can be extremely exciting. From deciding on a destination to researching travel opportunities, it can be easy to gloss over some of the more challenging aspects of relocating. Before you buy your one-way ticket and start saying your goodbyes, there are a few things to consider before you emigrate.
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  • Partner visa

    How much will an Australian partner visa cost you?

    by Sam Hopwood | Jul 19, 2016
    Those hoping to join their Australian partners face one of the most expensive visa fees in the world. We take a look at this cost and how it compares to other partner visa fees.
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  • Tier 2 visa changes underway

    Skills list change will make it tougher to teach in the UK

    by John Dunn | Jul 18, 2016
    In June, then UK Home Secretary, and now prime minister, Theresa May, commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to determine whether teachers should remain on the Shortage Occupation List (SOL). It’s unclear what the committee will determine, but the hope is that teachers will remain on the SOL.
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  • Real opportunities are waiting in New Zealand

    Real opportunities are waiting in New Zealand

    by 1st Contact | Jul 14, 2016
    New Zealand often ranks top of the list for people making an international move. They choose a kiwi lifestyle not just for the high employment rate and financial opportunities, but also because it is an incredible country to call home.
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    Immigration skills charge makes it harder for non-UK citizens to find work

    by John Dunn | Jul 13, 2016
    The Immigration Act of 2016 was updated on 12 July 2016 to introduce an immigration skills charge which will discourage UK companies from hiring foreign citizens. The Tory-led UK government has repeatedly claimed it is presently too easy for UK employers to hire non-UK citizens.
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  • How forex brokers beat the banks

    How forex brokers beat the banks

    by Gemma Blommaert | Jul 13, 2016
    Traditional banks are often thought of as the only option for transferring money overseas. But independent foreign exchange providers can often provide better rates, lower fees and faster service.
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    How to spot an HMRC tax scam

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jul 12, 2016
    You’re expecting a tax refund, when an email from HMRC pops into your inbox giving you the good news. All you need to do is click on a link to access the Pounds you’re due. Sounds easy enough, but is it genuine? We look at how you can spot an HMRC tax scam immediately.
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    Do you need to make a Self Assessment payment in July?

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jul 08, 2016
    The second UK Self Assessment deadline is 31 July. The amount due at the end of July follows your first payment, made earlier in the year.
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  • 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
  • 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
 
 

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