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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
  • house-key
    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
  • airport-waiting-takeoff-plane
    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
  • 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
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    The top 10 places to visit in the UK (that are not London)
    Nov 08, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
 
 
  • 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

    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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  • The best apps for living in London

    The best apps for living in London

    by 1st Contact | May 13, 2016
    London can be overwhelming, even for the most experienced traveller or resident. From navigating public transport, finding the perfect cup of coffee, to deciding whether you’ll need your umbrella on your daily commute: If you have a smartphone, these apps have you covered.
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    Looking ahead: Personal tax allowance changes in 2017 and beyond

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | May 13, 2016
    With the 2015/2016 tax year now behind us, we now look ahead to the expected changes in personal tax allowance in the coming year. As it stands, there’s good news for both low- and high-income earners.
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  • Gold coins and shipping strange things

    Gold coins and shipping strange things

    by 1st Contact | May 12, 2016
    The recent sale of a 100 kilogram gold coin in Canada left the new owners with a hefty decision: How to get their new possession home?
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  • UK launches online visa applications in SA

    UK launches new online visa application for South Africans

    by John Dunn | May 11, 2016
    There’s good news for those who are planning a trip to the UK. The arrival of a new online visa application service – Access UK – will make applying for visitor visas significantly easier.
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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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