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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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    Ancestry visa: Could you be eligible for British citizenship?

    by John Dunn | May 28, 2014
    The UK Ancestry visa allows Commonwealth citizens with a grandparent born in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man, to live and work in the UK without restriction for an initial five-year period. Common wealth countries that qualify include: South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
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    Seven things to look out for in a shipping agency

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | May 28, 2014
    Shipping your goods abroad can add to the stress of relocating, if you choose a shoddy shipping agency. But a reliable agency will ensure a stress-free experience, avoiding any unwanted surprises along the way. The key word here: reliability.
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  • Immigration

    UKBA closes after five troublesome years

    by 1st Contact | May 27, 2014
    UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI), a division of the Home Office, is now responsible for the UK visa system after the abolishment of the UKBA last year.
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    Your guide to the UK spousal visa

    by John Dunn | May 21, 2014
    UK spousal visas are intended to make life easier for genuine couples who want to live together in the UK, despite their different nationalities. Here’s everything you need to know about this visa – and how to meet the government’s application criteria.
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  • Tax refunds

    “I didn’t know” is no longer an excuse for tax evasion

    by 1st Contact | May 13, 2014
    If you are holding money in offshore accounts, it’s essential that you fully declare these accounts to HMRC to avoid crippling fines and possible prison time.
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    16 quirky facts about New Zealand

    by 1st Contact | May 09, 2014
    Planning a trip to New Zealand or considering making it your home? Check out some of these quirky facts about Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud.
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    6 steps to finding a job in the UK

    by 1st Contact | May 08, 2014
    If you're new to the UK or planning to move there, chances are you’re going to need a job – and soon. Here are five steps to find the perfect job using 1st Contact.
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    How to claim tax back in the UK

    by 1st Contact | May 06, 2014
    If you’re yet to claim back your overpaid tax, you could be due a substantial amount of money. There are two ways to claim a tax refund: you can do it yourself through HMRC, or you can enlist the help of a reputable tax refund agency.
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  • Immigration

    10 lesser-known facts about Scotland

    by 1st Contact | May 06, 2014
    Albion, Pictland, Pretanikai Nesoi, Cruithintuait, Caledonia – call it what you like, Scotland has as many names as it does wonders. Here, we explore ten unusual facts about the UK’s northernmost country.
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  • Immigration

    Minimum income threshold: Additional info for family visa applicants

    by 1st Contact | Apr 29, 2014
    Two months ago, the Home Office challenged the High Court’s 2013 ruling on the minimum income threshold for spouses/partners and their children. The outcome of the appeal is still being decided, but the government has published some extra info that will hopefully clarify things during this stressful time.
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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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