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    How to get your business ready for the future
    Jun 19, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
  • Guide to UK PAYE tax forms
    A guide to UK PAYE tax forms P45, P60 and P11D
    Jun 14, 2019  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    The importance of purchasing travel insurance with a Tier 4 UK student visa
    Jun 13, 2019  |  by Guest writer
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    Why the Rand is tanking
    Jun 10, 2019  |  by Sable International
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    The 2019/20 tax year changes: What they mean for you
    Jun 10, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
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    10 reasons growing up abroad gives your children a head start in life
    Jun 06, 2019  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
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    It’s a great time to buy your first UK property – here’s why
    Jun 03, 2019  |  by Marlon Borez
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    Contractor mortgages: What you need to know for a successful application
    May 31, 2019  |  by Ian Henning
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    Do you need to complete a Self Assessment tax return?
    May 29, 2019  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    Two new Aussie visa routes for skilled migrants
    May 23, 2019  |  by Sam Hopwood
 
 
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    Contractor? SME owner? You’re going to need a specialised accountant

    by Scott Brown | Mar 26, 2018
    You’ve probably considered getting an accountant to handle your financial affairs at some point. However, the type of accounting help you need will depend greatly on the size and structure of your business. We cover a few scenarios below so you can figure out what kind of accounting help would best suit your needs.
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    New Aussie visa route for highly skilled migrants

    by Sam Hopwood | Mar 23, 2018
    A new visa scheme to attract highly skilled migrants and help Australia compete globally will be piloted from 1 July 2018. The government hopes the Global Talent Scheme will deliver innovation, transfer skills to local workers and help grow Australian businesses. If you’re skilled in your field, this could be your opportunity to move Down Under.
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    What UK businesses need to know about hiring non-EU nationals

    by Philip Gamble | Mar 19, 2018
    For UK-based businesses, the road to hiring a non-EU national is fraught with what seems like endless red tape and legislation. But with an understanding of what is required, and a little bit of help, the process can become a whole lot easier. Before you hire anyone, you should always make sure you’re clued up on what your options, responsibilities and duties are.
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    Get the most out of being a contractor in the UK by following these simple steps

    by 1st Contact | Mar 15, 2018
    Working as a contractor in the UK has some great benefits. You’re effectively freelancing and, for the most part, you remain in control of when you work, how you work and what you choose to work on. This freedom can be incredibly rewarding, but for some, it can also lead to four-hour lunch breaks and leaving tax filing to the last minute. Structure and organisation are your friends when you’re your own boss, let’s take a look how you can make the most out of your career as a contractor.
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    Your current job could be your ticket to the UK

    by Philip Gamble | Mar 06, 2018
    With a big dip in net migration over the last year, the UK is experiencing severe skills shortages across all sectors. Skilled migrants have always been an important part of the UK workforce, and are needed now more than ever. If you’re a skilled individual, there’s never been a better time for you to move to the UK.
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    6 important steps to take before becoming a UK contractor

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Mar 05, 2018
    At some point, just about everyone has considered giving up permanent employment to become a contractor or freelance worker. Skilled professionals are in huge demand in the UK right now, making it arguably a particularly easy time to freelance. However, before you hand in your resignation letter and print those business cards, it’s vital that you have looked at every aspect of your decision.
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    Reap the benefits of submitting your Self Assessment tax return early

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Mar 02, 2018
    No one likes doing their Self Assessment tax return, which is why so many of us leave it to the 11th hour in January. But what if we told you that filing your return early has loads of benefits and isn’t that hard? If you’re a UK contractor, especially if you’re working through a limited company, you definitely want to file as soon as you can.
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    Everything you need to know about extending your UK visa

    by John Dunn | Feb 28, 2018
    You need to know when your visa expires and whether you want to extend your stay well ahead of your visa’s expiration date. This guide will help you understand the extension process.
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    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one

    by John Dunn | Feb 22, 2018
    If you have a degree from a UK university, it will be recognised by employers, universities and governments the world over. This article contains everything you or a family member will need to know, so you can easily join the thousands of international students who flock to the UK every year.
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    Get your child into state-funded school in the UK

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Feb 21, 2018
    The biggest concern for most parents who are relocating to the UK with their family is where their children will attend school. While the UK school system may seem a little overwhelming and confusing at first, you’ll be pleased to know that not only is there a wide selection of excellent state-funded schools, it’s free for non-British citizens, too. We look at how the schools are structured, what they have to offer and how to go about choosing the right school for your child.
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