Expat News Tagged 'European Union (EU)'

NGOs Urge EU To Protect Live, Work Rights For Foreigners

NGOs Urge EU To Protect Live, Work Rights For Foreigners

By Fiona Moore, for Expatbriefing.com, 27 March, 2017

More than 160 non-governmental organizations have called for the rights of non-EU people wanting to live and work across the European Union to be protected. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Citizenship | European Commission | law | employees | Non-Governmental Organisation | European Union (EU) | Employment | Expats | Immigration | Travel | Visas and Passports | Working Abroad | Welfare | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | Immigration | Working Abroad

 

UK May Ease Restrictions On Expat Voters

UK May Ease Restrictions On Expat Voters

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 01 June, 2015

The UK Government has announced that it will introduce a Votes for Life Bill, which may in the future expand upon the voting rights of UK expats. Read full story »

Tags: Expat Groups | United Kingdom | legislation | European Union (EU) | Employment | Expats | Immigration | Working Abroad | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Immigration | Lifestyle | 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. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | Wealth | investment | European Commission | Malta | European Union (EU) | Expat Services | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Visas and Passports | Europe | Invest | Investment

 

Protection Orders Get Cross-EU Recognition

Protection Orders Get Cross-EU Recognition

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com, 12 January, 2015

The European Commission has announced that protection orders preventing violent offenders and stalkers from approaching their victims are to be recognized across the European Union. Read full story »

Tags: European Commission | law | enforcement | European Union (EU) | Expats | Welfare | Europe

 

Buying Power Boosts UK's Pay Ranking

Buying Power Boosts UK's Pay Ranking

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 23 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. Read full story »

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. Read full story »

Tags: court | Colombia | United Kingdom | Spain | European Union (EU) | Expats | Visas and Passports | Europe

 

European Commission Awards Cities For Disability-Friendly Improvements

European Commission Awards Cities For Disability-Friendly Improvements

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com, 09 December, 2014

The European Commission has announced the winners of its 2015 Access City Award, which highlights efforts to remove barriers for people with disabilities. Read full story »

Tags: European Commission | Slovenia | Luxembourg | Finland | Spain | Sweden | European Union (EU) | Expats | Welfare | Europe

 

OECD Report Charts Expat Movements

OECD Report Charts Expat Movements

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com, 08 December, 2014

Since the beginning of the financial crisis, European Union member states have grown in popularity among expats looking to relocate, with migration flows to Germany rising for the fourth year running in 2013, according to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Read full story »

Tags: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) | China | Germany | European Union (EU) | Expats | Immigration | Working Abroad | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | Immigration | Working Abroad

 

UK Toughening Stance On Immigration

UK Toughening Stance On Immigration

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 02 December, 2014

The UK's Prime Minister, David Cameron, has announced new restrictions on welfare benefits for European Union migrants who come to the UK. He has also said he is "confident" that he will be able to negotiate greater control over who enters the country. Read full story »

Tags: United Kingdom | European Union (EU) | Employment | Expats | Immigration | Welfare | Europe | Immigration

 

European Court Rules In State Benefit Dispute

European Court Rules In State Benefit Dispute

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com, 14 November, 2014

The European Court of Justice has confirmed that EU migrants may be prevented from claiming certain benefits in another member state if they cannot satisfy certain conditions, such as, in the case of the proceedings, the ability to sustain themselves in such a member state whilst being long-term unemployed and not seeking work. Read full story »

Tags: court | Romania | legislation | Germany | European Union (EU) | Expats | Immigration | Welfare | Europe | Immigration

 

 




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