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    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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    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
  • container-ship-at-sea
    When are my shipped goods going to arrive?
    Oct 31, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • catching-money
    Get your UK tax refund as quickly as possible
    Oct 30, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    The financial requirement for your UK working holiday visa has changed
    Oct 25, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
 
 
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    Just landed an interview? All you need to know about the psychometric tests you may face

    by 1st Contact | Mar 10, 2017
    This article covers everything you could ever need to know about psychometric testing. Psychometric tests are an obstacle you are likely to encounter if you are a job seeker looking for a new job or if you are interested in a career change. Different companies are referring to different tests when they say ‘psychometric test’, and this may be a little confusing for you as an applicant. That’s why I’m here to go over the ins and outs of psychometric testing with you.
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    Spring Budget 2017: Summary points

    by Scott Brown | Mar 08, 2017
    On 8 March 2017, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond delivered the 2017 Spring Budget. It was notably shorter than the Autumn Statement delivered in November 2016, but there are still some key points you should take note of. See our summary below.
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    South African entrepreneurs: This could be your ticket to the UK

    by Scott Brown | Feb 23, 2017
    The UK has always been a great place to do business, with hundreds of start-ups and entrepreneurs flocking to London every year. The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa allows anyone outside the EU to get in on this action through a capital investment into an existing or new UK business.
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    Consider yourself an open-minded international traveller? These Spanish festivals are for you

    by 1st Contact | Feb 23, 2017
    Ready to run with bulls, party all night, help yourself to a bottomless supply of red wine and meet new international friends? Then Stoke Travel has the festivals for you.
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    Pay less tax: Choose the right contractor accountant

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Feb 21, 2017
    Choosing an accountant is a critical decision for any contractor. A good accountant is an asset to your business, handling your affairs efficiently and ensuring that you stay compliant with ever-changing legislation. Below, we highlight five crucial factors you should consider before taking the plunge.
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    British citizenship and indefinite leave to remain: Why you need to know the difference

    by John Dunn | Jan 30, 2017
    People often confuse indefinite leave to remain with UK citizenship, or assume that they mean the same thing. Although there is a lot of overlap between the two, there are important differences that should not be overlooked.
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  • Shipping

    A step-by-step guide to shipping your excess baggage

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jan 27, 2017
    Can’t seem to get your suitcase to close while packing? 1st Contact Shipping can safely get your goods to where they need to be. Whether you’re looking to avoid excess baggage fees, or would rather not have the hassle of travelling with all your belongings, we provide an easy way to transport your baggage internationally.
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    You could be eligible for British citizenship

    by John Dunn | Jan 20, 2017
    Since 13 January 2010, individuals with British born mothers have been able to gain UK citizenship through registration. If you qualify under section 4C of the British Nationality Act of 1948, you no longer need to apply via the standard Ancestral visa route to become a British citizen.
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    Get a job in the UK in 2017: How to format your CV and prepare for your interview

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Jan 19, 2017
    The UK is a great place to work. It is the world’s fifth largest economy and is one of the globe’s most important business hubs. Competition for jobs is high, but those with a valid visa and the right skills and experience could land their dream job in 2017.
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    Aussies: Move to the UK with your partner in 2017

    by Sam Hopwood | Jan 18, 2017
    If you’re Australian and your partner is a British citizen, or is a permanent resident in the UK, you can apply for a spouse or partner visa allowing you to work and live in the UK. There are more than a few eligibility requirements for this visa so it’s best to be clued up before you apply. We break down some of the spouse visa requirements so you can easily check whether you qualify.
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  • 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
  • container-ship-at-sea
    When are my shipped goods going to arrive?
    Oct 31, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • catching-money
    Get your UK tax refund as quickly as possible
    Oct 30, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • london-skyline
    The financial requirement for your UK working holiday visa has changed
    Oct 25, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
 
 

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