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    Common rental scams and how to avoid them
    Sep 26, 2019  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
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    Should you remortgage or consider a product transfer?
    Sep 23, 2019  |  by Neil Ambrose
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    [Update] What a no-deal Brexit means for EU nationals
    Sep 09, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    How Shari’ah (Islamic) mortgages work
    Sep 06, 2019  |  by Ian Henning
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    Step-by-step guide to writing a business plan [template included]
    Aug 29, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
  • Cross-border payments
    How to make cross-border business payments and collections simpler, cheaper and faster
    Aug 23, 2019  |  by Calvin Matsaure
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    4 things first-time homebuyers should do
    Aug 20, 2019  |  by Neil Ambrose
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    Everything you need to know about setting up as a sole trader
    Aug 15, 2019  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    Everything you should do on your look-and-see visit to Australia
    Aug 12, 2019  |  by Sam Hopwood
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    How Boris Johnson’s election has caused trouble for the Pound
    Jul 31, 2019  |  by Sable International
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    What to do with your living annuity when you retire abroad

    by Niel Pretorius | Jun 11, 2018
    If you have a living annuity in South Africa but no longer live in The Republic, you will need to make sure that you plan accordingly to minimise your tax liabilities in your adopted home.
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    In the UK, mortgage inaction is pickpocketing thousands of homeowners

    by Bill Monty | Jun 07, 2018
    We are currently in an interesting time within the British mortgage market cycle. According to figures produced by HM Land Registry in February 2018, over the last 12 months, house prices across England have increased by 4.1%, yet London has shown a decline of 1.0%. With Brexit on the mind of many, and London seen as the financial hub of Europe, it is not surprising to see the impact of this within the data.
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    Increase your business’s bottom line with currency hedging

    by Calvin Matsaure | Jun 06, 2018
    If your business imports or exports, you inevitably have to deal with foreign currency payments. Due to currency fluctuations, this forex exposure can end up costing your business and affecting your bottom line. However, there is a solution: Currency hedging can be used to protect your business against exchange rate volatility, ensuring your cash flow is always protected.
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    Why international entrepreneurs continue to choose the UK for business

    by Scott Brown | Jun 06, 2018
    The ease of doing business, skilled workforce and potentially high return on investment are just some of the reasons entrepreneurs from all over the world flock to the UK to set up businesses. While the idea may initially seem daunting for those not born and raised in the UK, with a little guidance and advice, the process can be smooth sailing and hugely rewarding.
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    Don’t just see the world, experience it - go on a working holiday in the UK

    by Sam Hopwood | Jun 01, 2018
    Many people see a working holiday in the UK as the perfect way to fund their dream of travelling the world. A working holiday also allows you to gain international work experience, grow on a personal level and give you a whole new perspective on life and the world in general. Here are some great reasons why you should take the plunge and spend a few years working in the UK.
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    Does your SME need a Financial Director?

    by Scott Brown | May 30, 2018
    If you’re the owner of an SME in the UK, you’ve probably considered employing a Financial Director (FD) at some point. Although a valuable addition to your business, not many SMEs can afford to, or even need to, fill this position full-time. The truth is, depending on your business, you may be able to be equally successful without appointing an FD.
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    Why you want to get your hands on a UK Ancestry visa

    by John Dunn | May 22, 2018
    When it comes to UK visas, there’s one that remains universally popular: The UK Ancestry visa. There are many reasons why this visa is often thought to be the best visa for people looking to live and work in the UK. From the relatively easy to satisfy eligibility requirements, to the fact that it lets you bring your partner with you to the UK, it’s little wonder this visa is so prized among people with British-born grandparents.
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    5 accounting mistakes that put your small business at risk

    by Scott Brown | May 16, 2018
    Smaller businesses naturally have fewer resources than their larger counterparts. This often means that the accounting gets pushed to the wayside until it can no longer be ignored. It may not seem like the most exciting part of running a business, but it is extremely important. In this article we’ll look at some of the most common accounting errors that occur in small businesses, and what you need to do to ensure they don’t put your business at risk.
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    Is your forex broker saving or costing you money?

    by Tim Smith | May 15, 2018
    If you have a business with overseas suppliers, work abroad or make regular international money transfers for a pension or mortgage, you’re going to need to send money overseas. Currency exchange can be confusing and there’s a lot to think about before you start transferring. To help you navigate the minefield of foreign exchange, we’ve put together some useful tips to keep in mind when making international transfers.
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    7 in 10 contractors are stressed out by their accounts. Don't be like them.

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | May 09, 2018
    Self-employed individuals are the fastest growing section of the UK workforce. However, a recent survey of self-employed UK contractors found that, surprisingly, almost three quarters do their own accounting. The survey also found that doing your own accounts can lead to a lot of gnashing of teeth and incorrectly filed returns. Luckily, as with most things in life and business, there is a solution.
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