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UK Expats Happiest In Australia

UK Expats Happiest In Australia

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 07 October, 2014

Australia remains the most popular destination for UK expats, according to a new quality of life survey from Natwest, a bank. Far East locations are growing in popularity, however, and fewer British expats report wanting to live in Europe. Read full story »

Tags: environment | Western Europe | tax | Portugal | Australia | China | Singapore | education | Hong Kong | Spain | Employment | Expats | Working Abroad | Welfare | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Lifestyle | Working Abroad

 

London Living Costs Now Highest Globally, Says Report

London Living Costs Now Highest Globally, Says Report

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 25 September, 2014

A new study from Savills, an international real estate agency, says that London is now the most expensive city to to rent living and working space, displacing Hong Kong from last year's top spot. Read full story »

Tags: India | employees | United Kingdom | Brazil | France | Hong Kong | United States | Japan | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Working Abroad | Work | Invest | Working Abroad | Investment | Working Abroad

 

Colliers Wins Awards For Asia-Pac Real Estate Advice

Colliers Wins Awards For Asia-Pac Real Estate Advice

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 24 September, 2014

Global real estate services company Colliers International has been named Best Overall Advisor and Consultant for Asia for the second year running in Euromoney's 2014 Real Estate Awards. Read full story »

Tags: China | Philippines | Singapore | Hong Kong | Indonesia | services | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Invest | Investment

 

Report Tracks Availability Of Banking Services Worldwide

Report Tracks Availability Of Banking Services Worldwide

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 18 September, 2014

Standard Chartered, a bank, has released a new report that looks at 30 countries' efforts to improve residents' access to banking services. The report presents a heatmap of how the countries fare based on 12 indicators of inclusion, including access to ATM machines, payments made by credit or debit card, savings, and the uptake of loans. Read full story »

Tags: Pakistan | Niger | Nigeria | banking | financial services | Singapore | Thailand | Bangladesh | Brazil | Canada | Egypt | Germany | Hong Kong | Indonesia | Kenya | Malaysia | Uganda | regulation | retail | Ghana | Vietnam | services | Expats | Africa | Middle East | Lifestyle | Lifestyle

 

British Diplomat Marries Same-Sex Partner In China

British Diplomat Marries Same-Sex Partner In China

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 10 September, 2014

Britain's Consul General in Shanghai, Brian Davidson, has married his same-sex partner at the official Beijing residence of the UK Ambassador, highlighting an option available to other British expats in the country. Read full story »

Tags: China | United Kingdom | Hong Kong | Expats | Lifestyle | Lifestyle

 

Index Charts Affordability Of Housing Worldwide

Index Charts Affordability Of Housing Worldwide

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 08 September, 2014

New figures show that Australian property was overpriced by 33 percent in the first quarter of 2014 when measured against average net incomes. Canada, New Zealand, and France were close behind. Read full story »

Tags: Australia | China | Canada | France | Germany | Hong Kong | New Zealand | Spain | Japan | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Invest | Investment

 

Quality Of Life In Hong Kong In Decline: Study

Quality Of Life In Hong Kong In Decline: Study

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 15 August, 2014

A new study suggests that the quality of life in Hong Kong is declining, with rising property and rental prices, increasing air pollution, and more controls on the media. Read full story »

Tags: environment | education | Hong Kong | Expats | Welfare | Lifestyle | Lifestyle

 

Cost Of Living In Australia Falling On Weak Dollar

Cost Of Living In Australia Falling On Weak Dollar

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 11 July, 2014

A company that specializes in expatriate compensation management for businesses says that currency fluctuations and inflation mean that cities in Africa, Asia, and Europe are now the most expensive locations for expatriates, while Australian cities have experienced a "dramatic fall" in cost due to a weak Australian dollar. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Chad | Finance | Angola | Australia | Singapore | Brazil | Canada | Hong Kong | Switzerland | Japan | Expats | Personal Finance | Working Abroad | Europe | Work | Working Abroad | South America | Working Abroad

 

Hong Kong, Dubai Most Alluring For UK Professionals

Hong Kong, Dubai Most Alluring For UK Professionals

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 25 June, 2014

A survey of UK-based professionals aged under 35 has found that 78 percent would consider moving overseas, and that 26 percent would make Hong Kong their first choice. Read full story »

Tags: South Africa | tax | business | Australia | United Kingdom | professionals | Hong Kong | United States | Dubai | Expats | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Africa | Working Abroad

 

Hong Kong Disallows Same-Sex Marriage At British Consulate

Hong Kong Disallows Same-Sex Marriage At British Consulate

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 18 June, 2014

The British Consulate in Hong Kong has said that the Hong Kong Government has objected to same-sex marriages taking place on consular premises. The announcement comes after a new British law empowering consulates to marry British nationals in jurisdictions where same-sex marriage is not available, so long as local authorities give permission. Read full story »

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