Expat News Tagged 'Western Europe'

European Healthcare Index Published

European Healthcare Index Published

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 29 January, 2015

An independent report on healthcare in 36 European countries has said that consumer and patient rights are improving in Europe, but there is a widening performance gap between wealthy and poor European countries' health facilities. Read full story »

Tags: Western Europe | Belgium | Denmark | Iceland | Netherlands | public health | Estonia | Luxembourg | Norway | health care | Finland | Germany | Italy | Spain | services | Expats | Welfare | Europe | Scotland

 

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

 

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

 

New Study Looks At Living Standards Worldwide

New Study Looks At Living Standards Worldwide

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 06 October, 2014

A new study co-produced by the OECD shows that there have been worldwide improvements in the quality of peoples' lives, despite marked differences in economic opportunities and growth. Read full story »

Tags: Western Europe | gross domestic product (GDP) | Australia | China | health care | education | United States | Expats | Welfare | Europe | North America | Africa | Middle East

 

Global Real Estate Investment Surges In 2013

Global Real Estate Investment Surges In 2013

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 14 March, 2014

The value of global property investment transactions jumped 22.6 percent year-on-year in 2013, to a level not seen since 2007, according to a report from Cushman and Wakefield, a commercial real estate services firm. Read full story »

Tags: Western Europe | Asia Pacific | investment | business | real-estate investment | accounting | real-estate | services | Middle East and Africa | Expats | Investment | Europe | Invest | North America | Africa | Middle East | Investment

 

Investors Target European Real Property In 2013

Investors Target European Real Property In 2013

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 27 February, 2014

The European retail property sector ended 2013 on a high note with quarterly volumes soaring 75 percent to their highest since 2007, according to commercial real estate service firm Cushman & Wakefield. Read full story »

Tags: Russia | Western Europe | investment | real-estate investment | Ireland | Portugal | interest | accounting | real-estate | France | Germany | Greece | Italy | Poland | Spain | retail | Expats | Investment | Europe | Invest | South America | Investment

 

PE Fundraising Hits 5-Year High In 2013

PE Fundraising Hits 5-Year High In 2013

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 02 January, 2014

During 2013 private equity firms around the world raised USD356bn, the largest amount since the beginning of the global financial crisis in 2008 and an 18.6 percent year-on-year increase, according to a report by Private Equity International's Research & Analytics division. Read full story »

Tags: Western Europe | private equity | India | accounting | China | venture capital | Expats | Europe | Asia-Pacific | North America

 

 




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