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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
  • 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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    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
 
 
  • 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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  • Youths

    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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    Tips to deal with SAD in the UK

    by 1st Contact | Dec 23, 2015
    Seasonal affective disorder, commonly known as SAD, is a form of depression closely tied to seasonal variations in light. Affecting over half a million people per year, it is particularly common for those who have moved to the UK from sunnier climes. We look at a few ways to prevent or alleviate its symptoms.
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  • Immigration

    New work visa proposed for Indian students in the UK

    by John Dunn | Dec 21, 2015
    Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, wants to introduce an innovative work visa for Indian students. This new permit will allow them to work in the UK for two years after completing their studies at a British university.
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    7 South African blogs to remind you of home

    by 1st Contact | Dec 18, 2015
    While some people dream of a white Christmas, South Africans will be celebrating the festive season with beaches and braais. We’ve rounded up seven of our favourite South African blogs to bring you a piece of sunny South Africa during the London winter. Whether you’re from Jo’burg, Cape Town, Durban or somewhere in between, you’re sure to fall in love with South Africa all over again.
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  • Accounting

    Get the most of your year-end bonus in the UK

    by 1st Contact | Dec 16, 2015
    It’s the time of year when things start slowing down, leaving you free to plan how to spend your year-end bonus. While it may be tempting to spend it all on a new 3D TV or an extravagant trip to an exotic destination, it’s always a good idea to prepare for rainy days. We asked the wealth experts at our sister company, Sable, for their recommendations on how to get the most out of your year-end bonus.
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  • Kickstart

    Job hunting tips for the new year

    by 1st Contact | Dec 15, 2015
    Hoping for a change of scenery in the new year? Joining a new company or moving overseas can help you take your career to new places. We’ve put together a few job hunting tips to help you land your dream job – wherever that may be.
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    Digital technology specialists to be added to the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation List as of February 2016

    by John Dunn | Dec 14, 2015
    The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has added four more positions in the tech sector to the Shortage Occupation List (SOL). This is part of a project of ongoing revisions to this list. Product managers, data scientists, senior developers and cyber security specialists will now be seen as priority applicants for Tier 2 visas.
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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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