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Expat Investment Platforms

Expat Investment Platforms – is now the right time?

Expat Investment Platforms Expat investment platforms and deciding whether to use one is never an easy decision. There are so many factors to consider, it is hard for any expat investor to know where to start. Firstly, what do expat investment platforms actually bring to the table? Think of it as a one-stop shop for all your financial needs and […]

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Qatar still a mecca for UK expats

Qatar still a mecca for UK expats looking to work and retire. With an ever-increasing number each year of UK expats, the population continues to grow. Around 25,000 UK expats live in Qatar as of the statistics 2017. Residency in Qatar Qatar has a population of 2.7 million, including some 300,000 citizens, and has been […]

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British Airways Defined Benefit Pension Scheme

How will the new proposal affect you…. Are you retired offshore and have a British Airways Defined Benefit Pension Scheme, maybe you are now considering retiring offshore. What does the new proposal represent for existing members? With the new proposal from British Airways, they are planning to stop paying into the existing defined benefit scheme […]

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Migrating to Italy for work? What you need to know

Italy is a beautiful place, so why not move there? If you’ve had an enjoyable holiday in Italy, you might be considering migrating to start a new life there. Although this is an exciting prospect, the immigration process to Italy is quite complicated. To ensure that all goes smoothly for you it’s recommended that you […]

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Retirement Plans for Expat Teachers

Retirement planning for expat teachers Retirement planning for expat teachers has always been something of a minefield. Whilst the joys of travelling the world teaching to a multicultural diverse group of young people can be great, there are many difficult factors to navigate. An expatriate will have to consider currency, country jurisdictions, ability to withdraw […]

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Oman – Healthcare, Jobs, Lifestyle, Homes and Schools.

What you need to know about moving to Oman… For many Oman is not the first place that springs to mind when thinking about moving abroad. But with a strong, and growing, infrastructure, job opportunities, cheap (and luxury) accommodation and good health care and schools, Oman could be the perfect destination for you and your […]

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Expatriates Retirement Visa in the Philippines

Expatriate Retirement Options Expatriate’s now retiring in the Philippines now have the option for a Special Retirement Resident Retires Visa (SRRV). The SRRV is a retirement program for the expatriate and, is issued by the Philippines Retirement Authority as part of the Bureau of Immigration. With the Philippines fast becoming an expatriate destination with most […]

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Why Portugal could be your next home.

Moving abroad? Consider Portugal. So, other than a high quality health system, easy accessibility to the rest of the world and 3300 hours of sunshine a year! Why else would anyone move to Portugal? How about the Portuguese Non-Habitual Tax Resident scheme (NHR)? What is NHR? The NHR is a Portuguese tax regime that allows […]

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Looking to export? You may need to spend time living abroad

There’s thousands of opportunities out there, it’s your job to find them and conquer them. UK business owners are currently going through a period of great uncertainty. With the economy going through something of a rough patch, and Brexit ambiguity a constant shadow hovering above us, many businesses are more concerned with staying afloat than […]