Contributed Articles Tagged 'Insurance'

Timing lousy, prognosis good. How Nick Robinson's words are increasingly applying to more and more cancer sufferers.

"Timing lousy, prognosis good." How Nick Robinson's words are increasingly applying to more and more cancer sufferers.

Contributed by APRIL International UK, 10 March, 2015

The ink had barely dried on a new paper published by Cancer Research in the UK in February announcing that one in two people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, when the BBC’s political editor, Nick Robinson, revealed he... Read Full Article »

Tags: expatriates | Switzerland | insurance | environment

 

An expat's guide to securing a mortgage in Australia

An expat's guide to securing a mortgage in Australia

Contributed by True Blue Migration, 18 February, 2015

It seems barely a day goes by without the subject of mortgages and home ownership in Australia being raised... Read Full Article »

Tags: Immigration | Investment | Invest | Immigration | Investment | Citizenship | Insurance | Australia | law | construction | banking | fees | stamp duty

 

The cautionary tale of Lee Johnston and Katie Amos: Starting a family without insurance can be costly

The cautionary tale of Lee Johnston and Katie Amos: Starting a family without insurance can be costly

Contributed by APRIL International UK, 04 February, 2015

If history is a good guide, this year’s batch of expatriates will begin planning their departure from the UK about now. Having found a job, a place to live and rented or sold their UK home that, for many, will be the extent of... Read Full Article »

Tags: Healthcare | Europe | Middle East | Healthcare | expatriates | insurance | fees

 

The Cost of Owning a Car: Australia V. United States V. UK

The Cost of Owning a Car: Australia V. United States V. UK

Contributed by Sanemto, 27 January, 2015

Finding a car, especially after relocating to a new country, is one of the first big steps anyone can take toward establishing a new life abroad. The freedom and mobility afforded by owning a vehicle of your own can not... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | currency | Insurance | United States | Australia | United Kingdom | insurance | fees | tax | vehicle tax

 

Planning a move abroad to work in 2015? Don't forget your healthcare, advises APRIL International UK

Planning a move abroad to work in 2015? Don't forget your healthcare, advises APRIL International UK

Contributed by APRIL International UK, 19 January, 2015

It's that time of the year when planning for the New Year may well include planning a move abroad for those who are lucky enough to be able to build a career outside of the UK... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | expatriates | private healthcare | insurance

 

What Family Offices Must Know About Investing in Insurance-Linked Securities

What Family Offices Must Know About Investing in Insurance-Linked Securities

Contributed by Marcus Evans, 26 November, 2014

As an asset class, insurance-linked securities (ILS) have successfully withstood the financial turbulence of recent years, attracting investors with a track record of healthy, uncorrelated returns as well as a growing range of investment opportunities... Read Full Article »

Tags: Investment | Invest | Investment | Insurance | hedge funds | investment | insurance | trade

 

Why Family Offices Should Consider Investing in German Student Housing

Why Family Offices Should Consider Investing in German Student Housing

Contributed by Marcus Evans, 26 November, 2014

Felix Bauer of Deutsche Real Estate Funds, an investment manager at the marcus evans Elite Summit 2014, talks about the value that German student housing can bring to a private wealth portfolio... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Investment | Invest | Investment | investment | Germany | Switzerland | Luxembourg | insurance | education | fees

 

Ebola - what it means for a business community feeling at risk

Ebola - what it means for a business community feeling at risk

Contributed by APRIL International UK, 04 November, 2014

Before the current outbreak of Ebola, West Africa was best known as an area rich in minerals – in Liberia, iron ore and timber were the main exports, Sierra Leone was well known as a source of diamonds, chromite and rutile... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Africa | expatriates | Guinea | Sierra Leone | Spain | Liberia | Niger | Nigeria | insurance | environment

 

United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance act (FATCA) Concepts and Deadlines

United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance act (FATCA) Concepts and Deadlines

Contributed by IBSA, by Howell Bramson, Robert Kiggins, 30 September, 2014

FATCA is aimed at addressing perceived tax abuse by US citizens and residents using accounts located outside the US to hide income from the US revenue authorities. Robert Kiggins and Howell Bramson outline the reasons behind FATCA and some of the practicalities affecting implementation. Read Full Article »

Tags: agreements | compliance | business | interest | dividends | Tax | FATCA | Compliance | individuals | Institutions | hedge funds | investment | United States | regulation | penalties | law | offshore | insurance | tax | withholding tax | trade

 

A Novel Reason to Move Abroad?

A Novel Reason to Move Abroad?

Richard Adams, 14 August, 2014

We live in an increasingly global and connected world where free movement between countries is becoming ever more common. Popular reasons for moving to a new country – either temporarily or permanently – can including better job opportunities, a warmer climate or a higher quality of life. Read Full Article »

Tags: Canada | Poland | Spain | Pakistan | Australia | Romania | insurance | health care

 

 




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