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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
 
 
  • Filing self assessment tax return too early

    How one person was penalised for filing their Self Assessment tax return too early

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jun 13, 2016
    Completing your Self Assessment tax return will likely result in a sigh of relief. It’s best to get your filing done before the 31 January deadline, but if you file your return too early, you may risk being penalised.
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    Best value holiday destinations for your Pounds

    by 1st Contact | Jun 06, 2016
    If you’ve been bitten by the travel bug and are looking to book your next getaway, it’s always best to start planning sooner rather than later. If you’re travelling from the UK, you’ll be happy to know that the strong Pound means that many destinations are getting cheaper to visit.
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    Tax payments bounce after HMRC changes bank account

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jun 01, 2016
    HMRC has changed its IBAN bank account without properly informing tax payers. This means that millions of Pounds in Corporation Tax and VAT payments made since February are bouncing. As a result, HMRC is unfairly sending out penalty notices to UK business owners. We show you how to find out whether your business has been affected.
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    The UK spouse visa and divorce: How to remain in the UK

    by John Dunn | May 27, 2016
    Non-EEA nationals holding a UK spouse visa can apply to continue living in the UK after their relationship with an EEA citizen comes to an end, if certain criteria are met. These types of applications are, unfortunately, complex and often extremely emotional procedures. This article takes a broad look at how you, and any children you may have custody over, may retain your leave to remain in the UK.
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  • Tax refunds: Do it the smart and easy way

    by 1st Contact | May 24, 2016
    There are two ways to claim a UK tax refund: Through a tax refund agency or on your own. The DIY route might seem easy enough, but it often winds up causing frustration and netting you fewer Pounds. Going through an agency will save you time and earn you a larger refund.
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  • Get your currency ready

    How to get your currency ready for travel and emigration

    by Gemma Blommaert | May 23, 2016
    Whether you’re emigrating or just preparing to go on a holiday, having a plan to get your money overseas is vital. After working in the forex business for almost seven years I’ve picked up a few tricks along the way. Read on to find out what they are.
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    Australian Skilled Occupation List updated: Do you qualify?

    by Sam Hopwood | May 20, 2016
    The new Skilled Occupation List (SOL) for 2016 / 2017 was recently released and is still dominated by trades, IT services and nursing. People working in these professions, and others listed, are given preferential status when applying for Australian residency visas.
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    Fast and simple money transfers out of South Africa

    by Anton Van Teylingen | May 19, 2016
    Whether you’re immigrating, investing offshore or sending a gift to a loved one, we can convert and transfer your Rands faster and cheaper than any South African bank. Read on to find out why we’re the leading money transfer service in South Africa.
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    Kickstart: Helping Aussies get started in the UK

    by 1st Contact | May 18, 2016
    If you are planning on moving to the UK, you’re going to need a little bit of help getting there and starting up your new life. Our Classic Kickstart Package includes just about everything you need to start your new adventure in the UK.
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  • 3 things you should know about Australian migration

    Three things you should know about Australian migration

    by 1st Contact | May 16, 2016
    Every year thousands of people from around the world immigrate to Australia. If you’re considering making the move, here are three things you should know about Australian migration.
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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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