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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
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    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
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    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
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    The top 10 places to visit in the UK (that are not London)
    Nov 08, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
 
 
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    Home Office files appeal against High Court minimum income judgement

    by John Dunn | Aug 05, 2013
    The Home Office last week filed an appeal against a High Court judgement on the minimum income threshold for spouses/partners and children applying for a visa via the family route.
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    Six important steps to take before becoming a contractor

    by 1st Contact | Jul 01, 2013
    Considering giving up permanent employment to become a contractor? Before you hand in your resignation letter and print those business cards, it’s vital that you have looked at every aspect of your decision.
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    SA to turn tables on UK?

    by 1st Contact | May 29, 2013
    South African Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor made a statement in Parliament in May that has South Africans divided and Brits feeling a little anxious.
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  • Immigration

    UKBA overstays its welcome

    by 1st Contact | Apr 02, 2013
    Home Secretary, Theresa May, said in an unscheduled Commons statement last week that the UK Border Agency is to be abolished. May, said the agency had failed to balance the sheets in its five-year run and described it as a “troubled organisation” with a secretive culture
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    10 ways to (really) ace that interview

    by 1st Contact | Apr 02, 2013
    If you’re in the job market, you’ll know how competitive it can be. Make sure you put yourself a few steps ahead by giving the best interview you can give with these simple, but powerful tips from our Job Assistance team.
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  • 124_Feefree-banking-for-South-Africans-living-abroad

    Fee-free banking for South Africans living abroad

    by 1st Contact | Mar 03, 2013
    Sable Group now offers a new bank account product to South Africans – whether living abroad or returning – with many benefits and services and no bank charges.
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  • Immigration

    Non-EEA student visa applications on the rise

    by 1st Contact | Feb 06, 2013
    Despite all the student visa reforms that took place in 2012 – including the removal of the post-study work route for almost all jobs – recent figures released by UCAS have shown a marked increase in student visa applications.
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    New "Life in the UK" test to be introduced

    by 1st Contact | Feb 05, 2013
    A new 'Life in the UK' test for migrants wishing to seek permanent residence in the UK or naturalisation as a British citizen will be introduced on the 25th of March 2013.
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  • Immigration

    TB testing for South Africans going to UK

    by 1st Contact | Jan 08, 2013
    South Africans intending to go to the UK for 6 months or more will now have to undergo tuberculosis testing as part of the visa application process.
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    Celebrating 150 years of the London Underground

    by 1st Contact | Jan 08, 2013
    Wednesday the 9th of January marks 150 years since the first London Underground train made its maiden voyage. Many events have been planned for the month and the rest of the year to celebrate this monumental occasion.
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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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