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    Making Tax Digital for VAT deadline: What you need to know before April 2019
    Feb 18, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
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    Did you overpay HMRC? Here’s how to get your tax refund
    Feb 07, 2019  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    Why the Portugal Golden Visa remains the best in the world
    Jan 31, 2019  |  by John Dunn
  • Business
    Will 2019 be a good year for UK contractors? IR35 and the loan charge
    Jan 24, 2019  |  by Ashley Deakin
  • Brexit
    Here’s what the new EU Settlement Scheme will mean for EU nationals living in the UK
    Jan 24, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    The UK reveals its new skills-based immigration system for EU and non-EU nationals
    Jan 22, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    Why so many people moved to the UK in 2018
    Dec 12, 2018  |  by John Dunn
  • London-Eye
    Four of the most important things you need when moving to the UK
    Dec 12, 2018  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
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    Common mistakes that first-time homebuyers make
    Dec 06, 2018  |  by Ian Henning
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    The Portuguese language test for citizenship and permanent residency
    Nov 28, 2018  |  by John Dunn
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    Reduce your accounting fees and still get the help you need

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Nov 20, 2017
    As a contractor with a limited company, you’re probably already aware of a lot of your accounting duties and responsibilities. You shouldn’t have to do it all alone though. Our unique online accounting package has been designed for contractors who can handle a bit of their own admin. With it, you can save on accountancy fees while still having peace of mind that your statutory compliance requirements are being met.
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    Find out what your business is worth before you sell

    by Scott Brown | Nov 17, 2017
    If you’re thinking about selling your business, you’re going to need to know exactly how much it’s worth before you begin the process. In this article you’ll find some of the ways you can evaluate your business. We’ll also give you some tips on what you need to do once a price has been set.
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    How to keep your work permit when you change jobs in the UK

    by Philip Gamble | Nov 16, 2017
    If you’re currently working in the UK on a Tier 2 visa and thinking about switching jobs, you need to be aware that a change in your employment status could mean you have to reapply for your work permit. It’s important that both employers and employees understand what to do when an employee on a Tier 2 visa wants to switch jobs. If you’re properly prepared, you’ll have nothing to worry about.
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    The Home Office was wrong! Courts rule in favour of non-EU citizens in the UK

    by John Dunn | Nov 15, 2017
    This is a major victory for immigrants from countries like Australia, South Africa and The United States and Canada (to mention but a few). The European court of justice (ECJ) has ruled a non-EU citizen who is living with an EU citizen in the UK can continue to live and work in the UK when their EU partner becomes a British citizen.
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    Forget about umbrella, it’s time to move on to a limited company

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Nov 13, 2017
    As a contractor in the UK, you’re going to have to decide how best to structure your earnings. Two of the most popular options are a limited company or an umbrella structure. If you’re earning around £200 per day, then your decision should be a no-brainer.
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    Lessons learned on a trip to Dubai: South Africans take note

    by Mike Abbott | Nov 10, 2017
    We’ve recently had the pleasure of making a trip to Dubai to meet the expat community there to discuss the recent tax changes in South Africa and how they affect South African expats. It’s been great to meet some fellow South Africans in this hub of all expat hubs. These are the key insights I’ve gained from my time there this week.
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    The top 10 places to visit in the UK (that are not London)

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Nov 08, 2017
    London is often thought of as the only major attraction that the UK has to offer. However, the UK is one of the most diverse places in Europe. These are ten spots outside of London that are budget-friendly and definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area.
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    ILR: Expert answers to your burning questions

    by John Dunn | Nov 07, 2017
    Indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in the UK is often the last step on the road to you being awarded full British citizenship. However, the complex rules surrounding ILR makes it one of the topics we get asked about most frequently. In this article you’ll find the answers to some of the burning questions our visa experts get asked every week.
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    Nurses needed in the UK – and employers are willing to pay

    by Philip Gamble | Oct 31, 2017
    The UK is experiencing its worst ever nursing shortage. The number of registered nurses in the UK dropped by 96% between 2015 and 2017. As a result, UK employers are offering excellent incentives to attract international registered nurses to fill these positions. If you’re a registered nurse from a country, like Australia, now could be the perfect time to make the big move.
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    When are my shipped goods going to arrive?

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Oct 31, 2017
    Once you’ve decided to ship your goods, you’re inevitably going to worry about how long they’re going to take to arrive. The time it’ll take your goods to get from A to B will mostly depend on the method of shipping you use, as well as the company you use to transport your goods.
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