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    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
  • 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
 
 
  • 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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  • Phishing scams

    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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  • Tax Self Assessment

    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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  • 5 reasons to move to Australia

    5 Reasons to move to Australia

    by Sam Hopwood | Jul 08, 2016
    Australia has long been one of the most popular countries for those looking to emigrate. We look at five of the top reasons that people keep flocking Down Under.
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    What Brexit means for British and EU citizens

    by John Dunn | Jun 29, 2016
    On 23 June, citizens of the UK made the surprising decision to leave the EU. Although this messy divorce could take up to two years, it’s still important to know how Brexit might affect you whether you’re a Briton or an EU citizen living in the UK.
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  • Brexit

    The status of European citizens in the UK following the vote by the UK to leave the European Union

    by Philip Gamble | Jun 24, 2016
    The rights of European citizens in the UK in terms of free movement (incorporating employment) are set in The Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006 as amended. This piece of UK legislation implemented Directive 2004/38/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of 29th April 2004 on the right of citizens of the Union and their family members to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States.
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  • Millionaires moving to Australia

    Find out why thousands of millionaires are moving to Australia

    by 1st Contact | Jun 21, 2016
    Australia has been a popular immigration destination for skilled migrants for decades. In 2015, Australia not only had a net inflow of overseas migrants, but the land Down Under also attracted several thousand foreign-born millionaires.
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  • 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
  • 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
 
 

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