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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
  • 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
 
 
  • 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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    Where is the happiest place to live in the UK?

    by 1st Contact | Oct 21, 2016
    According to the latest wellbeing analysis from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Outer Hebrides is the happiest region to live in the UK. The survey assessed levels of anxiety in various areas in order to determine the overall population’s happiness.
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  • Australian visa

    [Update] Australian temporary activity visa framework

    by Sam Hopwood | Oct 17, 2016
    A new temporary activity visa framework will come into effect on 19 November 2016. The Australian government aims to reduce the paperwork around these visas, by removing sponsorship and nomination requirements for certain short stay activities.
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  • Cost of living in London

    Cost of living in London

    by 1st Contact | Oct 17, 2016
    Living in the UK, and London in particular, can be expensive. To help you work out your budget – and make sure you always have enough left for a pint at the end of the month - we’ve created list of approximate prices for some of your general expenses.
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    How to spot a UK immigration scam

    by John Dunn | Oct 17, 2016
    Applying for a UK visa can be stressful. It’s easy to get swept away when someone promises to help make it easier – or, if you’re told you need to hand over more cash to process your application. We look at a few of the most common UK immigration scams and ways you can protect yourself.
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  • VAT invoice

    How to create a VAT invoice

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Oct 11, 2016
    Whether you are a freelancer, a sole-trader or a contractor in the UK, it’s essential to know how to create a valid VAT invoice. We share a few basic facts and tips to help you out.
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  • UK IT contractors

    IT contractors in the UK are living the dream

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Oct 11, 2016
    In the last 12 months, the average IT contractor day rates have increased by over 9%. That’s almost double the year-on-year growth experienced by those of us who work for a boss.
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    Possible visa-free travel to Europe for South Africans

    by John Dunn | Oct 05, 2016
    European travel might soon be as easy as hopping on a plane for South Africans. This comes as Malusi Gigaba, Minister of Home Affairs, enters into talks around the relaxation of visa requirements for South African travellers with European Union Ambassador Marcus Cornaro.
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  • 17_Brexit-set-to-be-in-motion-by-March-2017

    Brexit set to be in motion by March 2017

    by John Dunn | Oct 04, 2016
    On 2 October, Theresa May announced that the UK will begin the formal Brexit negotiation process within a year by triggering Article 50 no later than March 2017. This statement saw the Pound hit a new 31-year low against the Dollar, almost 15% weaker than before the EU referendum on 23 June 2016.
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    50 Interesting facts about the London Underground

    by 1st Contact | Sep 30, 2016
    London’s most famous public transport system – the Underground - is an institution. Hate it or love it, anyone who’s ever been to the city has undoubtedly used it at some point. Here are 50 facts to share with fellow travellers on your next journey.
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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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