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    Get the most out of being a contractor in the UK by following these simple steps
    Mar 15, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
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    Reap the benefits of submitting your Self Assessment tax return early
    Mar 02, 2018  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one
    Feb 22, 2018  |  by John Dunn
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    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
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    What is the cost of living in London in 2018?
    Jan 25, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
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    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
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    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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    Your six-point checklist for leaving the UK

    by 1st Contact | Dec 03, 2013
    If you’re about to head home after a stint in the UK, it’s hard not to feel a little overwhelmed by the amount of planning to be done. We’ve put together a handy, six-point checklist to make sure you don’t leave anything behind.
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  • Immigration

    UKBA introduces ‘language and life in the UK’ test

    by 1st Contact | Nov 28, 2013
    If you’re considering applying for British citizenship or Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR), you’ll now have to demonstrate knowledge of the English language and sit down for a ‘Life in the UK’ test.
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    Changes to UK Settlement Visa

    by 1st Contact | Nov 27, 2013
    If you’re currently in a relationship with a British national, you’ll now need to spend five years in the UK to qualify for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR), and not the two years that were previously required.
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    Contractors: It pays to set up a limited company

    by 1st Contact | Nov 26, 2013
    You’ll come across claimable and reimbursable expenses on your journey through business. Here’s why it pays to set up a limited company and get the most bang for your buck.
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    20 Interesting facts about Canada

    by 1st Contact | Nov 07, 2013
    Following our series of interesting facts on South Africa, New Zealand and Australia, we now take a look at Canada and reveal 20 of the country’s most interesting facts.
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  • Forex

    How to choose a great forex broker

    by 1st Contact | Nov 06, 2013
    Whether you need to send money home to loved ones, pay off debt, buy a new home, repatriate your funds or invest overseas, it pays to choose a great forex broker. Here are four qualities to look out for.
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    8 things to do in London this Christmas

    by 1st Contact | Nov 05, 2013
    With a distinctively cold, wet November predicted, why not get outdoors and enjoy everything London has to offer in the build-up to Christmas? Here are eight great things to do in London this Christmas.
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  • Immigration

    UK clamps down on health tourists

    by 1st Contact | Nov 04, 2013
    The UK government is finally taking steps to recover money spent by the NHS (National Health Service) on “health tourists,” according to UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
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    UK nabs best passport in the world for unrestricted travel

    by John Dunn | Oct 18, 2013
    The British passport was recently ranked the most desirable passport in the world for international travel, according to a global consulting firm in residence and citizenship planning.
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  • Immigration

    UK minimum wage increases from 1 October

    by 1st Contact | Oct 08, 2013
    On the 1st of October 2013, changes came into force whereby the national minimum wage (per hour rate) has been raised.
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  • 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
  • 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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