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Will the Improved UK economy Encourage Expats to Leave their Aussie Lifestyle?

Will the Improved UK economy Encourage Expats to Leave their Aussie Lifestyle?

Laura Harrison, 12 August, 2014

Throughout the recession, thousands of Brits made the commitment to trade their English lifestyle, for a life down under. According to the BBC, between 2005 and 2010 nearly 107,000 Britons settled for a new life in Australia. For many, it made perfect sense to leave Britain’s struggling economy in exchange for Australian’s thriving economy, better job opportunities, higher wages and an overall better quality of life. Read Full Article »

Tags: unemployment | Australia | services | trade

 

Ramadan Etiquettes Every Working Expat in UAE Should Know

Ramadan Etiquettes Every Working Expat in UAE Should Know

Vinita Tiwari, 24 July, 2014

If there is one time in the Islamic calendar that is pious and holiest of all, it is the Ramadan time. During the tenure, Muslims around the world abstain from food and drink and through prayers, they try to get close to God and seek mercy. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Investment | Work | Invest | Middle East | Expats | Investment | Travel | entrepreneurs | regulation | law | food

 

The ins and outs of moving abroad

The ins and outs of moving abroad

Contributed by Jess Baker, 09 July, 2014

Whether it’s for love, work or a change of scenery, moving abroad can be a blessing. It’s a sad thought to think that some people don’t get the opportunity to get up and leave as and when they choose. Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Europe | currency | Citizenship | individuals | Insurance | France | Sweden | Switzerland | Liechtenstein | legislation | law | tax

 

The Top 5 Points To Be Considered By European Fundraisers

The Top 5 Points To Be Considered By European Fundraisers

Contributed by Christopher, 01 July, 2014

It takes a lot to establish a business. From initialization to completion, many factors act behind this case. The market either local or global is no simpler now. It has gone highly provocative now. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Investment | Europe | Invest | Other | Investment | entrepreneurs | employees | investment | services | environment | tax

 

Employees' Tax - Travel Allowances and Reimbursements

Employees' Tax - Travel Allowances and Reimbursements

Contributed by ENSafrica, 05 June, 2014

Most employers are aware that a travel allowance may be granted to an employee where it is anticipated that the employee will be required to undertake business travel by virtue of the duties of his/her employment and that a travel allowance should not be merely used as a mechanism to reduce an employee's employees' tax ("PAYE") liability. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Tax | Africa | employees | africa | South Africa | legislation | tax

 

The Expat's Guide to Moving Your Family Abroad

The Expat's Guide to Moving Your Family Abroad

Contributed by Removal Services Scotland, 29 May, 2014

Moving abroad is an equally exciting and stressful time, with so much to look forward to and so much to plan. This is especially true if you have a family, with the transition taking a toll on young children unaccustomed to change. The idea of relocating your family might be unsettling at first, but the good news is that, by preparing your children for this exciting new chapter of their life, you can guarantee a hassle-free international move. Read Full Article »

Tags: International Living | Expats | Scotland | services

 

Expats Argue for Why Spain's Still a Safe Bet

Expats Argue for Why Spain's Still a Safe Bet

Contributed by Jamie Waddell, 28 May, 2014

There's been a host of negative press surrounding the expat experience in Spain recently, articles suggesting that expats are leaving in droves, that Spain is poor, corrupt and if you're planning on moving there…don't. Read Full Article »

Tags: Europe | Offshore | retirement | Dubai | Spain | offshore | environment | food

 

Teaching under Duress - The Harsh Reality of my Time in Zawia University, Libya

Teaching under Duress - The Harsh Reality of my Time in Zawia University, Libya

Contributed by Anonymous, 28 May, 2014

The question of safety in Libya is often asked and discussed but answers are hard to find. On the one hand it depends on time and place, the situation being ever unstable and highly volatile, on the other hand safety in Libya is not a simple issue. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Welfare | employees | Libya

 

Malta Individual Investor Program - Facilitating Citizenship Through Investment in the Republic of Malta

Malta Individual Investor Program - Facilitating Citizenship Through Investment in the Republic of Malta

Contributed by Mossack Fonseca, 13 May, 2014

The Republic of Malta allows investors to apply for citizenship, with all of its advantages. Acquiring Maltese citizenship also confers the benefits of European Union citizenship, since Malta has been a member of the European Union... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Education | Europe | Invest | Other | Education | Oil and Gas | investment | Panama | Malta | regulation | European Commission | public health | banking | insurance | tax

 

Same-Sex Expat Experiences

Same-Sex Expat Experiences

Contributed by Jamie Waddell, 09 May, 2014

A recent survey conducted by Pew Research found Europe to be the continent most tolerant of homosexuality, with Spain, Germany and the Czech Republic all having over 80 per cent of respondents agree that homosexuality should be accepted in society. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Europe | Middle East | Offshore | Canada | Czech Republic | France | Germany | Greece | Spain | Uganda | Russia | Ecuador | Thailand | legislation | law | offshore | insurance

 

 

 




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