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    EU residency is for sale – and South Africans are buying
    Aug 17, 2017  |  by Andrew Rissik
  • Australia road sign
    Get help navigating Australia’s stricter visa rules
    Aug 15, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • Cup of tea on UK flag
    5 unusual ways you can claim British citizenship
    Aug 14, 2017  |  by Philip Gamble
  • UK Map and coffee
    Why the UK’s Tier 5 visas are still so popular with Aussies
    Aug 11, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • man-pushed-over-the-edge
    The war on South African expats continues
    Aug 10, 2017  |  by Niel Pretorius
  • London Big Ben
    Travelling to the UK for business or leisure? You’ll need a Standard Visitor visa
    Aug 10, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • hour-glass-pencil-note-pad
    Pension auto enrolment – does it apply to UK contractors?
    Aug 02, 2017  |  by Ashley Deakin
  • Mother and daughter
    Expat families in the UK rejoice: The minimum income threshold rule will be amended in August
    Aug 02, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • Australia Gold Coast
    Two excellent Australian visas for South Africans engineers
    Jul 31, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • Uk flag sunshine
    The benefits of ILR and naturalisation
    Jul 27, 2017  |  by John Dunn
 
 

Sable International blog

  • EU SA flag

    EU residency is for sale – and South Africans are buying

    by Andrew Rissik | Aug 17, 2017
    To encourage even more inward investment, the Portuguese government has created new categories for its popular Golden Resident Permit Programme (GRPP). The programme makes it easy for non-EU citizens to gain Portuguese (and EU) residency, and one day, full EU citizenship. Holding a Portuguese passport is particularly attractive to South Africans and this new category makes it more affordable than ever.
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  • Australia road sign

    Get help navigating Australia’s stricter visa rules

    by Sam Hopwood | Aug 15, 2017
    After the latest Australian immigration regulation changes were announced a few months ago, there has been a lot of confusion and speculation as to how one can apply for an Australian visa. Instead of leaving you to wonder, we’ve collected everything you need to know about these changes.
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  • Cup of tea on UK flag

    5 unusual ways you can claim British citizenship

    by Philip Gamble | Aug 14, 2017
    You may not know it yet, but you could be eligible for British citizenship. While most people are aware of the usual routes to citizenship, such as naturalisation following a period of residence in the UK and citizenship by descent from a parent born in the UK, many aren’t aware that there are other, more obscure ways in which one can claim British citizenship.
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  • UK Map and coffee

    Why the UK’s Tier 5 visas are still so popular with Aussies

    by John Dunn | Aug 11, 2017
    Moving to the UK for a two-year working holiday has been a popular rite of passage for thousands of Aussies for years. The Tier 5 working holiday visa enables travellers under the age of 30 to live and work in the UK for up to two years and it’s a fantastic way to see the world.
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    The war on South African expats continues

    by Niel Pretorius | Aug 10, 2017
    South Africans working abroad are already reeling at the proposed repeal of the foreign employment income tax exemption, which was recently promulgated and is currently awaiting public comment. That’s not all though, the government has recently introduced a White Paper containing a further proposal that will have a dramatic impact on South African expats who are working abroad.
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  • London Big Ben

    Travelling to the UK for business or leisure? You’ll need a Standard Visitor visa

    by John Dunn | Aug 10, 2017
    The way in which you apply for a visa that allows you to visit the UK for business or travel has changed in recent years. There are now no longer discreet categories for business travellers and holiday makers. If you’re planning on visiting the UK, here are a few things you should know about the Standard Visitor visa.
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    Pension auto enrolment – does it apply to UK contractors?

    by Ashley Deakin | Aug 02, 2017
    We all now know that the UK government has become concerned that the work force is not putting enough money aside to cover their financial requirements for later life and retirement. Pension auto enrolment is now firmly underway. We are often asked if it applies to contractors, and if it doesn’t, should one simply ignore saving for a pension?
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  • Mother and daughter

    Expat families in the UK rejoice: The minimum income threshold rule will be amended in August

    by John Dunn | Aug 02, 2017
    The minimum income threshold required by the UK spouse visa is difficult to meet. After thousands of heart-wrenching stories of families being torn apart the Supreme Court acknowledged that the rules need amending. It has just been announced that these changes will come into effect on 10 August 2017. Find out what this means for you and your family.
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  • Australia Gold Coast

    Two excellent Australian visas for South Africans engineers

    by Sam Hopwood | Jul 31, 2017
    If you are a qualified South African engineer, Australia is looking for people with your skills. Whether you’re a fresh graduate or an experienced engineer, you are probably eligible for one of two types of visas - the Skilled Recognised Graduate visa or the Skilled Independent visa.
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  • Uk flag sunshine

    The benefits of ILR and naturalisation

    by John Dunn | Jul 27, 2017
    Many people staying in the UK have pondered whether they should stay on their indefinite leave to remain (ILR) or convert their status to full British Citizenship. Here are the key things you should consider if you’re trying to decide what to do.
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