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    14 things to check and questions to ask when viewing a house [checklist]
    Nov 22, 2019  |  by Sable International
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    10 cost saving ideas for your small business
    Nov 20, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
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    Portugal’s Non-Habitual Residence programme: How you can make your income tax-free
    Nov 12, 2019  |  by Cláudia Mendes
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    What’s the difference between a UK Marriage Visitor visa and a spouse visa?
    Nov 08, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    Hiring your first employee for your UK business? This is how much it costs
    Oct 31, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
  • people students dressed as different careers
    The 8 most popular jobs for international students in the UK
    Oct 31, 2019  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
  • UK flag in heart with medical symbol
    The NHS: How to use the UK’s healthcare service
    Oct 30, 2019  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
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    Invest in Australian property and earn permanent residency for you and your family
    Oct 18, 2019  |  by Sam Hopwood
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    Silver Coast Portugal: Your guide to a dream expat destination
    Oct 14, 2019  |  by John Dunn
  • Property listings on tablet
    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?

    by Neil Ambrose | Sep 23, 2019
    A product transfer is an often-overlooked method to pay less on your mortgage. Switching to a better rate with your current lender is fast, easy and best of all – it could be free.
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    [Update] What a no-deal Brexit means for EU nationals

    by John Dunn | Sep 09, 2019
    The UK is scheduled to leave the European Union on 31 October 2019. These are the immigration arrangements that will apply to EU citizens and their families who are moving to the UK after Brexit if the UK leaves without a deal.
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    How Shari’ah (Islamic) mortgages work

    by Ian Henning | Sep 06, 2019
    A Shari’ah-compliant or Islamic mortgage allows you to buy property without paying interest. While this does not necessarily translate to paying less for your home, it does give you more options when looking to get into the property market. Here’s how they work.
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    Step-by-step guide to writing a business plan [template included]

    by Scott Brown | Aug 29, 2019
    Starting a business can be daunting, but writing a business plan can make it seem more manageable. It helps you focus on one aspect at a time, and ensures you’re paying attention to all the details. Here’s our five-step guide to writing a business plan.
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  • Cross-border payments

    How to make cross-border business payments and collections simpler, cheaper and faster

    by Calvin Matsaure | Aug 23, 2019
    Many large and small businesses have increasingly global operations and interests. It can be a challenge to make and receive international transfers in many different currencies. Find out how a Currency Solved account saves your company time and money.
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    4 things first-time homebuyers should do

    by Neil Ambrose | Aug 20, 2019
    Buying a house is exciting, but also stressful. While house-hunting for the perfect home can be fun, it’s important to sort out the details before you make an offer. Calculating costs, applying for a mortgage and staying under budget are important considerations. Take heed of these tips before you buy your first house.
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    Everything you need to know about setting up as a sole trader

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Aug 15, 2019
    Being self-employed or working as a freelancer can be rewarding, but it’s important to set yourself up correctly. Here are the ins and outs of sole trader registration, tax and accounts, as well as the difference between a limited company and a sole trader.
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    Everything you should do on your look-and-see visit to Australia

    by Sam Hopwood | Aug 12, 2019
    Landed a job or looking to move Down Under? Before you pack up and head over, you might want to take a look-and-see trip. Here are seven reasons it would be wise for you to visit Australia before you make it permanent.
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    How Boris Johnson’s election has caused trouble for the Pound

    by Sable International | Jul 31, 2019
    The Pound has fallen to a 24-month low against the Euro and a 28-month low against the Dollar. Discover how the recent UK cabinet shuffle contributed to the currency's volatility.
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  • Porto cityscape

    10 reasons to move to Porto, Portugal

    by John Dunn | Jul 29, 2019
    Quality of life, friendly people and delicious food are all things that Porto (or Oporto) is known for. Portugal’s second biggest city is fast becoming a preferred destination for people from across the globe to settle down. Discover why Porto is a fantastic place to live.
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