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Expat Funeral Provider Expands Presence In Spain

Expat Funeral Provider Expands Presence In Spain

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 30 January, 2015

Avalon, a company that offers pre-paid funeral plans for British expats in Europe, has opened a new office in the Almeria region of Spain.
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Tags: expatriates | Malta | Portugal | Cyprus | Spain | Turkey | Expat Services | Welfare | Europe

 

 

European Healthcare Index Published

European Healthcare Index Published

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 29 January, 2015

An independent report on healthcare in 36 European countries has said that consumer and patient rights are improving in Europe, but there is a widening performance gap between wealthy and poor European countries' health facilities.
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Tags: Western Europe | Belgium | Denmark | Iceland | Netherlands | public health | Estonia | Luxembourg | Norway | health care | Finland | Germany | Italy | Spain | services | Expats | Welfare | Europe | Scotland

 

 

Western Union Expands Services In Europe

Western Union Expands Services In Europe

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 28 January, 2015

Western Union money transfer services are now available at UAE Exchange retail outlets in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with services in Munich, Germany, and Rotterdam, the Netherlands, to follow soon.
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Tags: Ireland | Netherlands | United Kingdom | Germany | Expats | Money Transfers

 

 

Australia Welcomes New Expats

Australia Welcomes New Expats

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 27 January, 2015

Nearly 16,000 expats to Australia chose Australia Day, January 26, to become new citizens, in ceremonies held across the country.
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Tags: Citizenship | Australia | Expats | Immigration | Immigration

 

 

Expat 'Liveability' Index Published

Expat 'Liveability' Index Published

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 26 January, 2015

Bern and Copenhagen have been ranked as the easiest places to relocate for Europeans posted abroad. Toronto came first for North Americans and Singapore was first for Asians.
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Tags: South Africa | business | Mauritius | employees | Australia | Singapore | education | Canada | Hong Kong | Dubai | Japan | services | Expat Services | Expats | Working Abroad | Welfare | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | North America | Africa | Middle East | Working Abroad

 

 

Maltese Citizenship Program Draws 400 Applicants

Maltese Citizenship Program Draws 400 Applicants

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 23 January, 2015

Malta's Individual Investor Program, which offers a route to European Union citizenship for up to 1,800 individuals and their families, has so far attracted over 400 applicants from more than 40 countries.
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Tags: individuals | Wealth | investment | European Commission | Malta | European Union (EU) | Expat Services | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Visas and Passports | Europe | Invest | Investment

 

 

Spanish Property Market Continues To Stabilize

Spanish Property Market Continues To Stabilize

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 22 January, 2015

Spain's General Council of Notaries has said that the country's property market is continuing to stabilize, with increasing numbers of sales at lower prices.
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Tags: Spain | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Invest | Investment

 

 

Russia Clarifies New Driving Restrictions

Russia Clarifies New Driving Restrictions

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 21 January, 2015

Russia's Health Ministry has confirmed a list of persons with disabilities or illnesses who are not allowed to drive a vehicle, notably without controversial provisions that drew international criticism last month.
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Tags: Russia | legislation | Expats | Welfare | Lifestyle | Lifestyle

 

 

Western Union Announces New Service For Mexico

Western Union Announces New Service For Mexico

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 20 January, 2015

Western Union has said that customers in the US will soon be able to transfer cash directly into qualifying bank accounts in Mexico through its retail agents, smart phone apps, or its website.
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Tags: Mexico | United Kingdom | Expats | Money Transfers

 

 

New Swiss Rules On Tax Deductions For Expats Confirmed

New Swiss Rules On Tax Deductions For Expats Confirmed

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels - 20 January, 2015

Switzerland's Federal Department of Finance has announced that revised rules on tax deductions for expatriates will apply from January 1, 2016.
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Tags: expatriates | compliance | Finance | tax | tax compliance | tax incentives | revenue guidance | employees | fees | food | education | tax planning | Switzerland | tax reform | Expats

 

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