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    Applying for your NI number: Don’t go it alone
    Jun 12, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • london-thames-big-ben
    10 reasons why London is still our favourite city
    May 04, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • 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
 
 
  • Indefinite leave to remain

    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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    Let’s get South Africa on the UK visa-free list

    by John Dunn | Nov 11, 2016
    Applying for visas: Nobody likes to do it, but as a South African travelling to the UK on holiday, or for business, you accept it as part of your life. Well that could be about to change. The Royal Commonwealth Society, together with business leaders, British politicians and South African citizens are petitioning the UK government to re-instate South Africa’s visa-free status. You can add your voice to this call.
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    No new UK visa deal for Australians

    by Sam Hopwood | Nov 10, 2016
    UK Home Secretary, Amber Rudd has put an end to speculation, stating that there will be no special visa deal for Australians wanting to come to the UK after Brexit.
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    English universities to be ranked gold, silver and bronze

    by John Dunn | Nov 09, 2016
    The UK’s Teaching Excellence Framework’s (TEF) new ranking system will soon enable students in England to choose universities based on teaching quality. Universities will be categorised as either gold, silver or bronze from the middle of 2017.
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  • Must-have apps

    Must-have apps for life in Australia

    by 1st Contact | Nov 09, 2016
    Keen to start a life in Australia? There’s an app for that. With over 26% of the population born overseas, it’s not surprising that there are more than a few apps to help you live like a local. We take a look at a few of the best.
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    UK Tier 2 visas: Changes underway

    by John Dunn | Oct 31, 2016
    The Tier 2 visa is one of the most popular immigration routes for nationals from outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) to live and work in the UK. The UK’s Home Office has recently revealed their planned changes to this category.
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    How to check if you’re on the right tax code

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Oct 31, 2016
    It may look like a random assortment of numbers and letters, but your tax code plays a vital role in determining how much of your hard-earned cash you have to hand over to HMRC. Here’s how to check that you aren’t paying more than you should.
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    Life after graduation: Switching from your Tier 4 student visa

    by John Dunn | Oct 28, 2016
    You’ve completed your university courses, but you’re not quite ready to leave the UK. Not to worry, there are a few visa options available to help you stay in the country.
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  • How to get your Aussie visa application right the first time

    Get your Aussie visa application right the first time

    by Sam Hopwood | Oct 25, 2016
    The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) processes thousands of visa applications each year, going through each one with a fine-toothed comb. While the application can seem daunting, it’s easy to ensure that you don’t make any mistakes that could lead to a refusal.
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  • london-bus-ben
    Applying for your NI number: Don’t go it alone
    Jun 12, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • london-thames-big-ben
    10 reasons why London is still our favourite city
    May 04, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • 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
 
 

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