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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
  • 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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    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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    Get the most out of being a contractor in the UK by following these simple steps

    by 1st Contact | Mar 15, 2018
    Working as a contractor in the UK has some great benefits. You’re effectively freelancing and, for the most part, you remain in control of when you work, how you work and what you choose to work on. This freedom can be incredibly rewarding, but for some, it can also lead to four-hour lunch breaks and leaving tax filing to the last minute. Structure and organisation are your friends when you’re your own boss, let’s take a look how you can make the most out of your career as a contractor.
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    Reap the benefits of submitting your Self Assessment tax return early

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Mar 02, 2018
    No one likes doing their Self Assessment tax return, which is why so many of us leave it to the 11th hour in January. But what if we told you that filing your return early has loads of benefits and isn’t that hard? If you’re a UK contractor, especially if you’re working through a limited company, you definitely want to file as soon as you can.
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    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one

    by John Dunn | Feb 22, 2018
    If you have a degree from a UK university, it will be recognised by employers, universities and governments the world over. This article contains everything you or a family member will need to know, so you can easily join the thousands of international students who flock to the UK every year.
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    Get your child into state-funded school in the UK

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Feb 21, 2018
    The biggest concern for most parents who are relocating to the UK with their family is where their children will attend school. While the UK school system may seem a little overwhelming and confusing at first, you’ll be pleased to know that not only is there a wide selection of excellent state-funded schools, it’s free for non-British citizens, too. We look at how the schools are structured, what they have to offer and how to go about choosing the right school for your child.
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    The NHS vs Medicare: Which is better?

    by 1st Contact | Jan 30, 2018
    Access to healthcare is a basic human right in both Australia and the UK. The national healthcare systems in these countries are major drawcards for families and individuals thinking about emigrating. So which one comes out on top, and why?
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    What is the cost of living in London in 2018?

    by 1st Contact | Jan 25, 2018
    London is considered by many to be the greatest city in the world, but it’s no secret that it’s also one of the most expensive. However, the good news is that the cost of living in London has decreased; making 2018 the perfect time to make the capital city your new home.
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    To rent in the UK, you absolutely need to have the right to rent

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Jan 19, 2018
    When moving to the UK, you’re going to need to figure out where you’re going to live. Most people choose to rent when they first move to the UK, and organising a place to live when you’re thousands of kilometres away can be quite tricky. What’s more, since 1 February 2016, all new tenants have to prove to their landlord that they have the right to rent a property in the UK.
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    This is how contractors can take home more cash

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jan 09, 2018
    If you’re a contractor in the UK looking to work for yourself for the long-term, it’s definitely worth working through your own limited company. From larger pay cheques to limited liability, we discuss all of the reasons why this is the most effective way to structure your finances as a contractor.
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    5 pro tips for surviving your long-haul flight

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Dec 19, 2017
    As exciting as it is to jet off to a new home, not many people look forward to the long-haul flight it takes to get there, especially in economy class. A flight from Sydney to London is 22 hours and let’s face it, that’s a long time to be in a confined space with a bunch of humans. However, there are a few things you can do to make your trip as pleasant as possible.
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    10 interesting facts about the UK working holiday visa

    by John Dunn | Nov 27, 2017
    A two-year UK working holiday has been a popular option for Aussie and New Zealand youths for years. The Tier 5 working holiday visa allows young travellers to experience all that the UK has to offer, as well as work and earn Pounds while they’re there. Here are a few lesser-known truths about this popular 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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