The dos and don’ts of UK business etiquette

by Leanne Shrosbree | Sep 2, 2020

If you’re relocating to the UK, be sure to make a great first impression by avoiding any of these UK business etiquette faux pas.

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The expat’s guide to life in the UK

by Leanne Shrosbree | Jul 6, 2020

While moving to a new country can be intimidating, it also provides a chance for a new start and endless possibilities. However, life as an ex...

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The 8 most popular jobs for international students in the UK

by Leanne Shrosbree | Oct 31, 2019

Here are the most popular student jobs and what you need to consider before taking on part-time work.

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Common rental scams and how to avoid them

by Leanne Shrosbree | Sep 26, 2019

With so much of today’s property hunting being done online, there’s more opportunity for fraudsters to take advantage of unsuspecting tenants....

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18 things that surprise South Africans moving to the UK

by Leanne Shrosbree | Jul 15, 2019

The UK is a popular destination for South Africans looking to emigrate due to a shared language and culture. However, it can be quite differen...

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10 reasons growing up abroad gives your children a head start in life

by Leanne Shrosbree | Jun 6, 2019

Parents worry that relocating might negatively impact their children, but here are some ways that growing up abroad can give you an edge in an...

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Tips for a successful start as an expat in the UK

by Leanne Shrosbree | May 17, 2019

You’ve worked your way through some tough decisions and now you’re moving abroad. Here are our words of advice if you’re thinking about choosi...

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UK employment contract: Checklist

by Leanne Shrosbree | Apr 18, 2019

One of the most critical elements of a move overseas is your employment contract. The benefits, allowances and conditional clauses you negotia...

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The weirdest things lost (and found) at sea

by 1st Contact | Oct 18, 2018

Whenever you ship goods internationally it’s always a worry that they might not make it. Count yourself lucky that you haven’t had to deal wit...

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