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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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    How to boost your tax refund

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Dec 16, 2016
    Every year more than 3,5 million people in the UK pay too much tax. You could be eligible for a refund if you have overpaid your tax over the past four tax years. Ensure that you claim back all the money that is owed to you by using the tips below.
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    How the Dollar became the world’s currency

    by Anton Van Teylingen | Dec 14, 2016
    For decades, the US Dollar has been the backbone of the world's reserve currency system. The relative strength and stability of the US economy has kept the Dollar dominant despite the rising strength of other currencies. We look at the history of how the greenback has become the global currency standard.
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    Everything you need to know about getting your NI number

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Dec 06, 2016
    If you’re planning on moving to the UK to work, you’ll need to apply for your National Insurance (NI) number. We’ve put together a quick guide to clarify why you need an NI number and how to go about getting one.
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    Taking the leap: What you should know about limited company setup

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Dec 01, 2016
    Forming a limited company can be a positive step for your business. It provides you with limited liability, tax efficiency and a professional image. However, the finances, accounts and taxes of a limited company require a somewhat different management approach than those of an individual. Below are a few things you need to watch out for when you decide to incorporate.
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    Do you know the difference between your NI and NHS number?

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Nov 30, 2016
    Every person in the UK who is registered with the NHS has a unique identifying number. This number helps healthcare staff and service providers match you to your health records to ensure that you receive more dependable and effective care.
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    South Australia is one of the top 5 regions in the world to visit

    by 1st Contact | Nov 29, 2016
    Australia is a great place to live. Just last year it was ranked by the UN as the second best country in the world for its quality of life. While economic hubs like Sydney and Melbourne are usually the first places people think to relocate, Southern Australia can’t be ignored. Untouched, crowd-free beaches stretching across the coastline and vast outback landscapes wait to be explored. It’s no wonder it was named the number five must-see region for 2017 by Lonely Planet.
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    Australian immigration checklist: An 8 week countdown

    by Sam Hopwood | Nov 25, 2016
    You’ve got your visa sorted and now you’re making final arrangements before your move to Australia. Moving your entire life overseas can feel overwhelming at times. We want to make the transition as easy as possible for you. Our checklist will ensure that you don’t forget anything when preparing to make your big move Down Under.
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    2016 Autumn Statement: Summary points

    by Scott Brown | Nov 23, 2016
    On 23 November, Philip Hammond the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the revised Budget for the 2017-18 financial year and beyond. This is his first budget and is the first statement since the Brexit referendum. It will also be the last Autumn Statement in the UK, with the Chancellor decreeing that in the future there will be only one statement a year.
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    Indefinite leave to remain for dummies

    by John Dunn | Nov 23, 2016
    If you’ve been living and working in the UK for a few years you may be keen to make it official and become a citizen. Before you can do this, you will first need to attain indefinite leave to remain (ILR). This process can be tricky due to the complex nature of immigration laws and the variety of visas people can hold. This quick guide will get you started.
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    The best places to see Christmas lights in London

    by 1st Contact | Nov 21, 2016
    The festive season is getting in full swing and London is already starting to sparkle with seasonal decorations. We’ve put together some of the best spots to get you into the Christmas spirit.
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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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