Expat News Tagged 'United Arab Emirates'

Singapore Offers Expats Best Life, Work Opportunities

Singapore Offers Expats Best Life, Work Opportunities

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 29 September, 2017

Expats still consider Singapore to be the best territory to relocate for life and work, according to a recently released annual survey from HSBC. Meanwhile, firms in Switzerland and Saudi Arabia increased expats' wages most. Read full story »

Tags: United Arab Emirates | Netherlands | Saudi Arabia | Australia | Norway | Singapore | education | Austria | Canada | Germany | New Zealand | Sweden | Switzerland | Expats

 

UK Pays Most For Expat Middle Managers, Study Says

UK Pays Most For Expat Middle Managers, Study Says

By Fiona Moore, for Expatbriefing.com, 23 May, 2017

Middle managers sought by overseas companies will find the best raw pay packages, before expenses and tax, in the UK, while, in USD dollar terms, the amount commanded by a job in Hong Kong has fallen considerably. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | United Arab Emirates | tax | Saudi Arabia | employees | China | Qatar | United Kingdom | fees | tax rates | Germany | Hong Kong | currency | standards | Japan | Expats | Europe

 

UK's Dubai Visa Centers To Offer Premium Services

UK's Dubai Visa Centers To Offer Premium Services

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 27 January, 2016

The British Embassy in Dubai has launched two new "top-tier" services for those applying for UK visas, including a "Platinum Lounge" at the visa application center in Wafi Mall, Dubai, and a call-out application processing service. Read full story »

Tags: United Arab Emirates | Expat Groups | United Kingdom | Dubai | services | Expat Services | Expats | Visas and Passports

 

Dubai Property Prices Cooling

Dubai Property Prices Cooling

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 23 February, 2015

A combination of factors has resulted in a cooling of Dubai real estate prices, and expats are set to benefit. Read full story »

Tags: United Arab Emirates | tax | India | Mortgages | international financial centres (IFC) | offshore | currency | Dubai | Expats | Foreign Exchange (Forex) | Investment | Property Investment | Europe | Invest | Investment

 

Investment Firm Says Dubai Property Bubble Deflating

Investment Firm Says Dubai Property Bubble "Deflating"

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 02 February, 2015

An international real estate investment firm has said that Dubai's residential property bubble is deflating and believes average prices will remain the same or fall by up to 10 percent during 2015. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | United Arab Emirates | environment | investment | Gulf Cooperation Council | Dubai | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Invest | Lifestyle | Investment | Lifestyle

 

UAE Living Costs Eat Into Tax-Free Income, Study Says

UAE Living Costs Eat Into Tax-Free Income, Study Says

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 28 November, 2014

Professionals expecting to earn high tax-free salaries as expats in the UAE have been told that they need to be aware that the country's cost of living will eat into their income. Read full story »

Tags: United Arab Emirates | tax | tax breaks | Employment | Expats | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Lifestyle | Lifestyle | Working Abroad

 

UK To Expand Super Priority Visa Service

UK To Expand Super Priority Visa Service

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 20 November, 2014

The UK is to extend the availability of its 24-hour Super Priority Visa Service for business travelers and those wanting to travel urgently. Read full story »

Tags: South Africa | United Arab Emirates | India | China | Philippines | Thailand | United Kingdom | France | United States | Turkey | Expats | Visas and Passports | Africa

 

Survey Finds Many Brit Expats Choose Not To Integrate

Survey Finds Many Brit Expats Choose Not To Integrate

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 31 October, 2014

Significant numbers of British expats who responded to a survey have said that their social group is mainly British, and that they don't bother to learn the host language or have any interest in the local culture. Read full story »

Tags: United Arab Emirates | United Kingdom | Canada | New Zealand | Expats | Welfare | Europe | Africa

 

UAE To Expand Availability Of Visas

UAE To Expand Availability Of Visas

By Cassarah Harvey, for ExpatBriefing.com, 13 August, 2014

The United Arab Emirates has confirmed plans to reform its visa system as part of the country's "UAE Vision 2021" national development plan. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | United Arab Emirates | business | law | fees | standards | services | Expats | Visas and Passports

 

Expat Wives Warned On Rights In UAE

Expat Wives Warned On Rights In UAE

By Cassarah Harvey, for ExpatBriefing.com, 08 August, 2014

A new report from Human Rights Watch has highlighted that child custody disputes among Western couples living in the United Arab Emirates are likely to be resolved in favor of the father, and that complaints of domestic violence are often not taken seriously. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | court | United Arab Emirates | law | Dubai | Expats | Welfare

 

 



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