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    Applying for your NI number: Don’t go it alone
    Jun 12, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • london-thames-big-ben
    10 reasons why London is still our favourite city
    May 04, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • 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
 
 
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    Three reasons why skilled people from around the world move to Australia

    by 1st Contact | Feb 17, 2016
    Skilled workers from around the globe have been steadily moving to Australia over the last few decades. 1st Contact Australia can help you apply for and receive the appropriate visa. Read on to find out exactly why so many young professionals are heading to Australia.
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  • Tier 1 Exceptional talent

    Here’s how you can potentially get a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa

    by John Dunn | Feb 09, 2016
    In a bid to drive local tech development, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) has made it easier for highly skilled non-EU IT professionals to acquire a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa to live and work in the UK. If you work in tech and have previously been unable to apply for a British work visa, you may be able to do so now.
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    NHS surcharge extended to Australians and New Zealanders

    by John Dunn | Feb 05, 2016
    From 6 April 2016, Australians and New Zealanders living in the UK will have to pay a £200 annual fee to the NHS. Once you’ve paid this surcharge you will be given access to the NHS as if you were a permanent UK resident.
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    The 10 most ridiculous excuses for not submitting your Self Assessment tax return on time

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Feb 01, 2016
    The 31 January Self Assessment tax return deadline is fast approaching. While the best option is always to submit your tax return on time, if you do have an excuse, we recommend that you avoid using one from the list below.
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    How a World Passport got Mos Def thrown in jail

    by Roderick MacLeod | Jan 20, 2016
    The World Passport is back in the headlines this week thanks to Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def), who was arrested this week in South Africa. After arriving in the country some time ago, on a US passport, he attempted to leave on a World Passport. Below is a breakdown on what a World Passport is and where you can (and can’t) use them.
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  • Your South African citizenship may have been revoked

    Your South African citizenship may have been revoked

    by John Dunn | Jan 19, 2016
    Thanks to a law created in 1949, South Africans who have acquired citizenship in another country, without the prior written consent of the Minister of Home Affairs, run the risk of losing their South African citizenship.
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  • Pension savings

    Why UK contractors should set up a pension

    by 1st Contact | Jan 18, 2016
    Whether you are a pay as you earn (PAYE) contractor or you work through a limited company outside of IR35, you should be investing in some form of pension savings. Our sister company, Sable Wealth can help you pick the right pension.
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  • The UK wants more Australian and New Zealand youths

    by John Dunn | Jan 13, 2016
    There’s good news for prospective travellers from Australia and New Zealand, as the UK has raised the annual visa allocation for both countries under their Youth Mobility Scheme.
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    How South Africans can invest in UK property

    by 1st Contact | Jan 11, 2016
    Young South Africans looking to buy property should consider investing in the UK. Not only is it a great way to earn solid returns in Pounds, but it also helps protect you from Rand depreciation. Our sister company, Sable, can help you start investing in the UK property market.
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  • Kickstart

    Tips to deal with home sickness

    by 1st Contact | Jan 07, 2016
    You’re excited to start your new adventure, but even the most experienced travellers can suffer from home sickness. We share a few tips to help you manage the most common symptoms.
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  • london-bus-ben
    Applying for your NI number: Don’t go it alone
    Jun 12, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • london-thames-big-ben
    10 reasons why London is still our favourite city
    May 04, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • 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
 
 

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