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    UK employment contract: Checklist
    Apr 18, 2019  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
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    How “yours, mine and ours” complicates the estate planning process: Advice for blended families
    Apr 17, 2019  |  by Sherron Alexander-Bedingfield
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    11 excellent ways to spend your UK tax refund
    Apr 09, 2019  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    Your guide to UK tax reliefs for SMEs
    Apr 04, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
  • London-business
    The UK still the best country for business in 2019
    Apr 04, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
  • Mortgage Concept
    The perfect time to secure a better interest rate on your remortgage
    Apr 03, 2019  |  by Ian Henning
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    25% of UK spouse visa applications are refused every year – make sure yours isn’t one
    Apr 02, 2019  |  by Sam Hopwood
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    Australia’s new five-year parent visa – another way to bring your parents Down Under
    Apr 01, 2019  |  by Sam Hopwood
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    How to calculate your costs before you immigrate to the UK
    Mar 29, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    Everything we know about the new Tier 1 Innovator visa
    Mar 29, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    The NHS vs Medicare: Which is better?

    by 1st Contact | Jan 30, 2018
    Access to healthcare is a basic human right in both Australia and the UK. The national healthcare systems in these countries are major drawcards for families and individuals thinking about emigrating. So which one comes out on top, and why?
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    Australian Bridging visas: What are they all about?

    by Sam Hopwood | Jan 29, 2018
    I often receive phone calls from people who are confused about the Australian Bridging visa system and how it works. Fair enough; it can get very confusing! So, what I’ll try and explain in this article are the basics of the Bridging visa system, and while we’re at it, I’ll clear up a few myths as well.
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    What is the cost of living in London in 2018?

    by 1st Contact | Jan 25, 2018
    London is considered by many to be the greatest city in the world, but it’s no secret that it’s also one of the most expensive. However, the good news is that the cost of living in London has decreased; making 2018 the perfect time to make the capital city your new home.
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    Get British citizenship for your kids before they turn 18

    by Philip Gamble | Jan 23, 2018
    Giving your child the gift of British citizenship could be one of the most important things you do for them. A British passport not only gives your child the opportunity to live and work in the UK, it allows them to enter and exit most countries with relative ease.
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    To rent in the UK, you absolutely need to have the right to rent

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Jan 19, 2018
    When moving to the UK, you’re going to need to figure out where you’re going to live. Most people choose to rent when they first move to the UK, and organising a place to live when you’re thousands of kilometres away can be quite tricky. What’s more, since 1 February 2016, all new tenants have to prove to their landlord that they have the right to rent a property in the UK.
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    Don’t delay! Apply for your UK visa before the application fees increase

    by John Dunn | Jan 19, 2018
    The Home Office revises and increases the prices of most UK visas every year on 6 April. The UK immigration system is unpredictable, and the increase can be anything from £2 to £200, so it’s best to apply for your UK visa as soon as possible. Here’s what you’re going to pay before the 2018 increases come into effect.
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    If you’re moving to Australia, you need to take the English language test

    by Sam Hopwood | Jan 12, 2018
    Somewhat surprisingly, the English language test is one of the most complicated aspects of any Aussie visa application. The complex rules surrounding the test make it a minefield for applicants. To help you out, we’ve put together this short guide to clear up all the confusion surrounding this test.
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    The #1 spot on Forbes' best country for business list goes to...

    by Scott Brown | Jan 10, 2018
    After coming fifth last year, the UK has made it to the number one position on Forbes’ list of best countries for business in 2018. The UK’s low unemployment rate and continued economic growth earned it the coveted title. For anyone thinking about expanding their business internationally, the UK has to be near, or at the top, of their list.
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    This is how contractors can take home more cash

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jan 09, 2018
    If you’re a contractor in the UK looking to work for yourself for the long-term, it’s definitely worth working through your own limited company. From larger paychecks to limited liability, we discuss all of the reasons why this is the most effective way to structure your finances as a contractor.
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    Do you have exceptional talent? The UK has a visa especially for you

    by John Dunn | Dec 20, 2017
    If you’re exceptionally talented in the field of science, humanities, engineering, medicine, digital technology or the arts, you could be eligible for a special UK visa: The Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa. This visa allows you to live, work and eventually settle in the UK with very few restrictions. What’s more, the Home Office has just made it easier to get one of these visas.
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