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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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    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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    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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    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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  • Immigration

    UK Tier 1 visa requirements have changed – what you need to know

    by John Dunn | Dec 11, 2015
    Tier 1 is the top-tier points-based visa category and caters for high-net-worth migrants. We look at the changes that came into effect in November and the impact they will have on prospective applicants.
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    Top 5 places to take your gap year

    by 1st Contact | Dec 10, 2015
    Have you just finished school? With no mortgage, full-time job, homework or studies to worry about, it’s unlikely that you’ll ever have more freedom than you do right now. It’s the perfect time to explore and adventure. We look at the top five places to take your gap year.
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    10 free things to do in London these holidays

    by 1st Contact | Dec 09, 2015
    The holidays are officially here. Between end-of-year functions, gifts and nights out, Pounds can seem to fly out of your bank account. We’ve found free things to do in London to keep you entertained these holidays, without costing you a penny.
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  • Immigration

    The Registered Traveller visa service makes life better for UK frequent flyers

    by John Dunn | Dec 09, 2015
    Keen to get through UK border control faster? Offering express lanes and eliminating the need to fill in a landing card, the Registered Traveller service is available to people over the age of 18 from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand or the USA.
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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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