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  • big-ben-london
    Start your life in the UK the stress-free way
    Aug 21, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • woman-alarm-clock-scream
    Applying for an emergency UK visa in South Africa
    Aug 17, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • Three friends having breakfast
    Roommates, budget and location: Your guide to finding accommodation in the UK
    Aug 11, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • Group of friends having drinks
    5 ways to meet new people in London
    Aug 07, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • SA and UK flag
    How many South Africans were granted British citizenship last year?
    Aug 03, 2017  |  by 1st Contact
  • Puppy
    No pet left behind: Bring your furry friends with you to the UK
    Jul 28, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • Stoketoberfest
    Stoketoberfest is upon us
    Jul 28, 2017  |  by 1st Contact
  • heart calculator desk cash
    Stay on the right side of HMRC as a contractor
    Jul 24, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • choosing worker
    How to get a job after you’ve arrived in the UK
    Jul 21, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • happy young couple
    Don’t do the long distance thing, extend your UK spouse visa
    Jul 20, 2017  |  by John Dunn
 
 
  • big-ben-london

    Start your life in the UK the stress-free way

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Aug 21, 2017
    Whether you’re taking a gap year, advancing your career, or just looking for a change - if you’re moving to the UK, you’ll probably need a helping hand. Here’s how you can get help setting up a UK bank account, an NI number and so much more.
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    Applying for an emergency UK visa in South Africa

    by John Dunn | Aug 17, 2017
    If you’re in a bit of a pickle and need to get to the UK urgently, you can apply for a Super Priority visa and, if you’re eligible, you’ll receive your visa within 24 hours. Here’s everything you need to know about UK emergency visas.
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  • Three friends having breakfast

    Roommates, budget and location: Your guide to finding accommodation in the UK

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Aug 11, 2017
    The key to finding the perfect home in the UK is to start searching as early as possible, gauge what’s out there and create a list of requirements before you move. It’s overwhelming when you’ve just arrived, but fret not, we’re here to help.
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  • Group of friends having drinks

    5 ways to meet new people in London

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Aug 07, 2017
    As an expat, you’ll likely want to make new friends in your new home, but Londoners can be tough nuts to crack and it’s easy to feel lonely. Luckily, we’ve got these helpful hints that’ll ensure you meet like-minded people and have fun doing it.
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  • SA and UK flag

    How many South Africans were granted British citizenship last year?

    by 1st Contact | Aug 03, 2017
    Every year the Home Office releases statistics of the number of applicants who were successfully granted British citizenship. It’s no surprise that South Africa features highly on this list. The UK has long been one of the favourite emigration destinations for South Africans. Let’s take a look at why British citizenship remains such a popular choice for South Africans.
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  • Puppy

    No pet left behind: Bring your furry friends with you to the UK

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Jul 28, 2017
    Relocating to the UK and want to bring your pet across the ocean? Here are some important tips to help get them to their new home happy and safe.
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  • Stoketoberfest

    Stoketoberfest is upon us

    by 1st Contact | Jul 28, 2017
    As the annual Oktoberfest draws nearer, Stoke Travel have once again delivered, by preparing a great all-inclusive package. This year’s package is aimed at party-goers and like-minded individuals that are planning on heading to Munich.
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  • heart calculator desk cash

    Stay on the right side of HMRC as a contractor

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jul 24, 2017
    When it comes to filing your tax returns, things can get a little tricky. All contractors must declare their earnings to HMRC and because it’s not just as simple as being an employee under PAYE with salary deductions automatically taking place, it can be quite confusing for first-timers. As with many things, a little help goes a long way. Below is some key information on paying tax as a contractor in the UK.
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  • choosing worker

    How to get a job after you’ve arrived in the UK

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Jul 21, 2017
    Thousands of people pack their bags and head over to the UK to start a new life each year. However, unless you have plenty of savings or investments at your disposal, you’re going to need a job to get by. Here’s how to go about picking the right recruiter in the UK to help you secure the right job as most companies use agencies to secure positions.
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  • happy young couple

    Don’t do the long distance thing, extend your UK spouse visa

    by John Dunn | Jul 20, 2017
    So, you’re living in the UK on a spouse visa, and beyond the occasional skirmish over who has to hang up the laundry, everything between you and your partner has been peachy. However, there is a looming cloud on the horizon: Your partner visa is going to expire and if not renewed you could be sent back to your home country. Fret not, we’ve got you covered. Below is a guide on how to make sure you secure an extension for your partner visa.
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  • big-ben-london
    Start your life in the UK the stress-free way
    Aug 21, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • woman-alarm-clock-scream
    Applying for an emergency UK visa in South Africa
    Aug 17, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • Three friends having breakfast
    Roommates, budget and location: Your guide to finding accommodation in the UK
    Aug 11, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • Group of friends having drinks
    5 ways to meet new people in London
    Aug 07, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • SA and UK flag
    How many South Africans were granted British citizenship last year?
    Aug 03, 2017  |  by 1st Contact
  • Puppy
    No pet left behind: Bring your furry friends with you to the UK
    Jul 28, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • Stoketoberfest
    Stoketoberfest is upon us
    Jul 28, 2017  |  by 1st Contact
  • heart calculator desk cash
    Stay on the right side of HMRC as a contractor
    Jul 24, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • choosing worker
    How to get a job after you’ve arrived in the UK
    Jul 21, 2017  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • happy young couple
    Don’t do the long distance thing, extend your UK spouse visa
    Jul 20, 2017  |  by John Dunn
 
 

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