Expat News Tagged 'public sector'

Skilled Foreigners Being Turned Away For UK Visas

Skilled Foreigners Being Turned Away For UK Visas

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 18 June, 2018

Lower-paid medical practitioners are increasingly having their request for UK working visas rejected, as a result of immigration quotas. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | business | public sector | law | employees | United Kingdom | education | professionals | Expats | Immigration | Other | Immigration

 

Costa Rica Signs OECD Investment Agreement

Costa Rica Signs OECD Investment Agreement

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 03 October, 2013

Costa Rica signed the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises on September 30, 2013, an OECD press release revealed. Read full story »

Tags: environment | investment | business | public sector | foreign direct investment (FDI) | Manufacturing | international financial centres (IFC) | Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) | offshore | Costa Rica | services | Expats | Investment | Invest | Central America | Investment

 

Top Pension Funds See Growth In 2012

Top Pension Funds See Growth In 2012

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 12 September, 2013

The total assets of the world's largest 300 pension funds grew by almost 10 percent in 2012 (compared to around 2 percent in 2011) to reach a new high of USD14 trillion (up from USD12.7 trillion in 2011), according to Pensions & Investments and Towers Watson research. Read full story »

Tags: Russia | investment | Netherlands | public sector | Australia | Colombia | Taiwan | Brazil | Canada | Germany | Peru | Poland | Japan | Expats | Investment | Pensions | Europe | Asia-Pacific | Invest | North America | Africa | Investment | Pensions

 

UK Tax Avoidance Crackdown On Track

UK Tax Avoidance Crackdown On Track

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 27 September, 2012

The UK is on track to raise an additional GBP4bn (USD6.5bn) in revenue from crackdowns on tax avoidance this year alone, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has said. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | investment | business | tax avoidance | public sector | law | banking | Liechtenstein | United Kingdom | offshore | tax planning

 

Cayman Islands To Tax Expat Workers

Cayman Islands To Tax Expat Workers

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 06 August, 2012

The Cayman Islands government has been forced to introduce its first direct tax, and undertake stark public sector retrenchment, to address the budgetary concerns of the United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | pensions | public sector | employees | international financial centres (IFC) | budget | Cayman Islands | United Kingdom | fees | payroll | offshore | legislation

 

Lingering Downturn Impacts Cayman Finance Centre

Lingering Downturn Impacts Cayman Finance Centre

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 05 October, 2011

The economy of the Cayman Islands has begun to recover from the economic downturn, posting positive growth for the first six months of 2011, compared to a contraction of 4.1% in 2010. The picture for the financial services industry remains mixed however. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | economics | company formation | fiscal policy | public sector | financial services | insurance | investment funds | hedge funds | international financial centres (IFC) | Cayman Islands | offshore company formation | offshore | stock exchanges | currency | services

 

 



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