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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
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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
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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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    The Pankina victory: What does it mean for you?

    by 1st Contact | Aug 04, 2010
    If your application for further leave to remain was recently refused or if you have been refused on grounds of maintenance only, a recent court ruling could make it possible for the decision in your case to be overturned!
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    Spousal or partner visa applicants to pass English language test

    by 1st Contact | Aug 04, 2010
    On the 26th July 2010 the UKBA announced that effective 29 November 2010, all non-EU nationals applying for spousal or partner visas would need to meet certain English language requirements.
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    Songs About London

    by 1st Contact | Jul 14, 2010
    For centuries now, London has been a source of inspiration for singers and songwriters and there are an infinite number of songs about London – possibly more than about any other place on earth. These are 10 of some of the better known London-inspired songs.
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    5 great reasons to live and work in the UK

    by 1st Contact | Jul 14, 2010
    There are loads, but here are five good reasons to pack your bags and move to the UK.
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    Considering applying for a visa? Your FAQs… Answered!

    by 1st Contact | Jun 23, 2010
    We receive a huge number of calls every day from people considering taking the plunge and living and working in the UK. And more often than not, the first couple of questions asked are pretty much the same. So we thought we’d equip you with heaps of info, even before you speak to a 1st Contact Visa Consultant!
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    Could you be due a UK Tax Refund?

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jun 23, 2010
    Take the quiz and find out!
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    Been there, done that: Tips and advice from people who have lived and worked in London

    by 1st Contact | May 26, 2010
    If you’ve considered uprooting yourself and living and working in London, perhaps this will be the year you finally take the plunge… But what do you need to know to ensure that your move is the simplest, easiest, least stressful it can possibly be?
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    So you want to be an independent contractor? Follow these 10 tips before leaping!

    by 1st Contact | May 10, 2010
    If you want to make a success of contracting in the UK, you must plan for success. This may sound obvious, but many people simply make the decision to contract and then expect the work to start flowing in. 1st Contact Accounting suggest that while you’re still earning a salary, you should plan exactly how you are going to go from employed to contractor, using these 10 steps as a guide:
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    1st Contact with Rebecca Agnew

    by 1st Contact | Apr 16, 2010
    1st Contact meets Bec, a “Thirty-Something Uncomplicated, Navigationally-challenged And Mostly Independent Girl”. Bec tells us about what it means to be a Queenslander, a nanny in London, a Sunday Snapper and an Australian living in the UK.
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    New UK Tier 1 Highly Skilled Visa Criteria – Overseas Earnings Multipliers

    by John Dunn | Apr 06, 2010
    6 April saw the implementation of all the Migration Advisory Committee’s (MAC) recommendations relating to the UK Tier 1 (General) highly skilled migrant category visa.
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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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