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    How to make cross-border business payments and collections simpler, cheaper and faster
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    Everything you need to know about setting up as a sole trader
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    Everything you should do on your look-and-see visit to Australia
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    How Boris Johnson’s election has caused trouble for the Pound
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    Everything you ever wanted to know about applying for a UK Tier 2 (General) visa
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    HMRC’s employment status test continues to frustrate UK contractors

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Sep 24, 2018
    Since its launch last year, many UK contractors have used HMRC’s online CEST (Check Employment Status for Tax) tool to work out whether they fall within the scope of IR35. Recently, claims of its inaccuracy, and an independent investigation, have placed further doubts on the test’s reliability. Despite this, HMRC remains convinced that the tool is accurate, and contractors are finding themselves in murky waters. If you find yourself in this kind of a predicament, do not despair, we can shed some light on the situation.
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    Leaving the UK? Get some extra cash by claiming your tax refund

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Sep 20, 2018
    One in three taxpayers in the UK are due a tax refund and if you’ve recently stopped working in the UK, it’s likely that you’re one of them. Claiming back what’s due to you can be quite admin-heavy and complicated. Not to worry, we can help you determine whether you’re eligible to make a claim and ensure you get all the money that’s owed to you.
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    Are you a UK contractor? Here’s how to get your mortgage approved

    by Marlon Borez | Sep 12, 2018
    Being a contractor in the UK comes with significant advantages, such as a higher earning potential, flexibility and independence. Unfortunately, there are some challenges, too, particularly when it comes to purchasing a home in the UK. There’s no need to be concerned though. There are ways and means of getting on the property ladder as a contractor in the UK. First, you’ll need to understand how lenders will assess you and what you should be doing to improve your chances of getting a home loan.
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    The hidden dangers of not having a will in the UK

    by Sherron Alexander-Bedingfield | Sep 07, 2018
    More than two thirds of people in the UK do not have a will, even though they know that they should. Unfortunately, dying without a will can lead to a number of undesirable situations. Below are some of the lesser known dangers ahead if you do not have a will setting out your wishes.
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    UK employers are always liable for illegal foreign hires

    by John Dunn | Sep 05, 2018
    If you’re an employer in the UK, you probably know that the process of hiring a foreign national isn’t as simple as hiring a British employee. One of the most important things that employers need to do to ensure compliance is to conduct right to work checks on all non-UK employees. Failing to do so can result in some serious fines and penalties.
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    Up your pay Down Under: Plumbers and electricians needed in Australia

    by Sam Hopwood | Aug 16, 2018
    You might be surprised to find that trade-related jobs are massively in demand in Australia right now. In fact, if you’re a qualified plumber or electrician, you could move to the land Down Under on a skilled migration visa and earn a tidy sum in Aussie Dollars when you get there.
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    Just landed in the UK? We’ll help you conquer the UK job market

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Aug 14, 2018
    If you want to gain top-notch international work experience, the UK is definitely the place to do just that. Finding a job in such a competitive job market can be tough if you don’t have the right know-how. Not to worry, we’ve got the experience and knowledge that’ll help get you that job. If you’ve just moved to the UK and are looking to find work, these are the steps you’ll need to take to secure yourself a position in the UK job market.
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    Are you an EU national going to go study in the UK? Here’s how to get your NI number

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Aug 08, 2018
    If you’re from the EU and are planning on working in the UK while studying, you’re going to need a National Insurance (NI) number. While getting an NI number as a newcomer is a particularly tricky and often frustrating process, with the right help you’ll be able to sail through the process without any stress. Here’s how we’ve helped thousands of expats start their new life in the UK hassle-free.
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    How you can stop worrying and learn to love outsourced accounting

    by Scott Brown | Aug 03, 2018
    If you’re looking for new ways to streamline your company’s day-to-day operations and increase its bottom line, you need to ensure that your accounts are in order. Deciding on using an in-house or outsourced accountant can be tough. There are numerous benefits to using the latter, let’s take a detailed look at some of these.
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    A more affordable way to get an EU residency

    by Andrew Rissik | Jul 30, 2018
    It just got more affordable to invest in Europe’s most sought-after residency-by-investment programme: Portugal’s Golden Residence Programme. For as little as €350,000, you can invest in Portugal, earning you a “Golden Visa” which entitles you and your family to EU residency. There has been a lot of interest in the programme from all over the world, especially from South Africans who are looking for dual citizenship.
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