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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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    Why the Rand is tanking

    by Sable International | Jun 10, 2019
    The Rand has just broken the R15 to the US Dollar mark. Find out the factors behind the recent volatility, and why the ZAR has hit a new low for this year.
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    The 2019/20 tax year changes: What they mean for you

    by Scott Brown | Jun 10, 2019
    According to the UK government, 32 million people in the UK will see their income tax bill decrease this tax year compared to 2015-16. In general, most taxpayers will have more money in their pocket but those selling buy-to-let properties will be hit hard.
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    10 reasons growing up abroad gives your children a head start in life

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Jun 06, 2019
    Parents worry that relocating might negatively impact their children, but here are some ways that growing up abroad can give you an edge in an increasingly globalised world.
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    It’s a great time to buy your first UK property – here’s why

    by Marlon Borez | Jun 03, 2019
    Better prices for buyers, increased bargaining power and competitive mortgage rates make it the perfect time to buy your first UK property. Learn why it’s a buyer’s market and what you can do to prepare for your purchase.
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    Contractor mortgages: What you need to know for a successful application

    by Ian Henning | May 31, 2019
    Working as a UK contractor still has a lot of perks, but there are some complexities when it comes to borrowing money. Mortgage lenders often prefer a regular paycheck, but it’s not as hard as you might think to get approved.
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    Do you need to complete a Self Assessment tax return?

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | May 29, 2019
    A Self Assessment tax return is one of the most important tax documents you’ll be dealing with if you’re self-employed or earn additional income. Find out if you need to file one for the current tax year and ensure yours is submitted successfully.
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    Two new Aussie visa routes for skilled migrants

    by Sam Hopwood | May 23, 2019
    Regional Australia is in desperate need of skilled migrants, so if you’re skilled in your field and looking to move Down Under, you’re in luck. The Aussie government will be launching two new Skilled Regional Provisional visas this year – this is how you can qualify.
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    Tips for a successful start as an expat in the UK

    by Leanne Shrosbree | May 17, 2019
    You’ve worked your way through some tough decisions and now you’re moving abroad. Here are our words of advice if you’re thinking about choosing the expat route.
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  • Currency Solved

    Introducing a better way to pay and get paid: Currency Solved

    by Anton Van Teylingen | May 17, 2019
    Sable International’s Currency Solved service is a conversion and payments platform for international money transfers. It’s a simple, cost-effective way to manage all your global currency requirements.
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    Earn passive income with our Partner Programme

    by Anton Van Teylingen | May 09, 2019
    Extra income can give you the financial freedom to do what you love. Create an additional revenue stream for you or your business by introducing your clients to our bank-beating forex service.
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