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Buying Power Boosts UK's Pay Ranking

Buying Power Boosts UK's Pay Ranking

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 22 December, 2014

A new report has found that middle-management salaries in the UK lag behind Switzerland, Luxembourg and Germany by more than GBP10,000 (USD15,600), but that comparatively low gross pay for professionals in Britain is compensated for by greater "buying power" due to low taxes and cheaper living costs.
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Tags: Western Europe | tax | business | Ireland | Netherlands | Luxembourg | United Kingdom | professionals | Austria | France | Germany | Spain | Switzerland | European Union (EU) | Expats | Working Abroad | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

 

European Court Rules Against UK Visa Requirement

European Court Rules Against UK Visa Requirement

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 22 December, 2014

The European Court of Justice has given a preliminary ruling that certain residence cards issued to non-European Union family members of EU citizens should enable these non-EU persons to enter the UK without a visa.
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Tags: court | Colombia | United Kingdom | Spain | European Union (EU) | Expats | Visas and Passports | Europe

 

 

Canada To Launch New Investor Visa Pilot

Canada To Launch New Investor Visa Pilot

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 19 December, 2014

Canada will begin accepting applications for its Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program from late next month.
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Tags: investment | business | venture capital | Canada | Expats | Immigration | Visas and Passports | business investment | Immigration

 

 

Seoul Most Expensive Asian Expat Destination

Seoul Most Expensive Asian Expat Destination

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 18 December, 2014

A cost-of-living survey has found that Seoul has overtaken Tokyo as the most expensive location in the Asia-Pacific region for expats, and that prices have been rising fast in China.
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Tags: expatriates | Pakistan | India | employees | Australia | China | Singapore | Hong Kong | Malaysia | New Zealand | Japan | Expats | Working Abroad | Asia-Pacific | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

 

Western Union Enters Deal With Bank Of China

Western Union Enters Deal With Bank Of China

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 17 December, 2014

Western Union's money transfer services will be available at 10,000 Bank of China branches and sub-branches across mainland China from next year.
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Tags: banking | financial services | China | standards | services | Expats | Money Transfers

 

 

Juncker Slams UK On Attitude To EU Migrants

Juncker Slams UK On Attitude To EU Migrants

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 16 December, 2014

The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has said that the UK needs to stop behaving as if people from Eastern Europe who are working in the country are criminals.
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Tags: European Commission | Expats | Immigration | Welfare | Europe | Lifestyle | Immigration | Lifestyle

 

 

Dates Confirmed For 2016 Tour De France

Dates Confirmed For 2016 Tour De France

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 15 December, 2014

The Director of the Tour de France, Christian Prudhomme, has revealed that the Grand Départ for the 2016 race will take place in the Manche department of Lower Normandy, with the starting line at the foot of the World Heritage Site of Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey.
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Tags: France | Expats | Lifestyle | Lifestyle | Sports

 

 

Overseas Australians Warned On Consular Assistance

Overseas Australians Warned On Consular Assistance

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 12 December, 2014

Australia's Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, has warned Australians living or traveling overseas that the country's new consular strategy will promote a stronger culture of self-reliance, and that individuals who behave recklessly abroad or make unreasonable requests will receive only "the absolute minimum level of assistance."
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Tags: Australia | Expats | Travel | Welfare

 

 

Singapore and US To Explore Trusted Traveler Program

Singapore and US To Explore Trusted Traveler Program

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 11 December, 2014

Singapore and the US have agreed to explore the development of automated immigration clearance for citizens of both countries via a Trusted Traveler Program.
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Tags: Singapore | United States | Expats | Immigration | Visas and Passports | Immigration

 

 

Companies Join Forces On Services For Overseas Property Buyers

Companies Join Forces On Services For Overseas Property Buyers

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 10 December, 2014

Moneycorp, a UK-based international payments specialist, and Hiscox, a global insurance provider, have signed a deal which they say will provide exclusive benefits to customers wanting to buy, manage and safeguard properties abroad.
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Tags: financial services | real-estate | United Kingdom | services | Expats | Investment | Money Transfers | Property Investment | Invest | Investment

 

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