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    How to get your business ready for the future
    Jun 19, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
  • Businessman looking to the future
    How to get your business ready for the future
    Jun 19, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
  • Guide to UK PAYE tax forms
    A guide to UK PAYE tax forms P45, P60 and P11D
    Jun 14, 2019  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    The importance of purchasing travel insurance with a Tier 4 UK student visa
    Jun 13, 2019  |  by Guest writer
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    Why the Rand is tanking
    Jun 10, 2019  |  by Sable International
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    The 2019/20 tax year changes: What they mean for you
    Jun 10, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
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    10 reasons growing up abroad gives your children a head start in life
    Jun 06, 2019  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
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    It’s a great time to buy your first UK property – here’s why
    Jun 03, 2019  |  by Marlon Borez
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    Contractor mortgages: What you need to know for a successful application
    May 31, 2019  |  by Ian Henning
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    Do you need to complete a Self Assessment tax return?
    May 29, 2019  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
 
 
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    UK pensions: Between a QROP and a hard place? Or is it a damp SIPP?

    by Niel Pretorius | Jun 21, 2018
    Those who have worked in the UK for a few years, and then left to live elsewhere, will know just how hard it is to make sure your UK pension is both reasonably accessible and not overly taxed. Innumerable people from around the world have worked in the UK and have retirement savings from the work they did there. There has been a lot of noise in this space over the last few years, and a lot of unscrupulous advisors have made a lot of money as a result. If you have a UK pension and no longer live in the UK, then you need to continue reading.
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    IT contractor in the UK sues HMRC for £27,000 in landmark IR35 case

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jun 18, 2018
    A UK IT contractor working in the public sector recently won his appeal against Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC). The dispute was over a £27,000 tax bill he was hit with thanks to IR35 rules. A sound knowledge of IR35 legislation helped this contractor win his case, and the win has since cast further doubt on HMRC’s interpretation of IR35. If you’re concerned about falling within IR35 we suggest you read on.
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    Applying for your NI number: Don’t go it alone

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Jun 12, 2018
    Many people will agree that getting your National Insurance (NI) number is probably one of the most challenging aspects of moving to the UK. Unfortunately, they are right, especially if you do it alone. Luckily, we’ve been helping newcomers to the UK apply for and receive their National Insurance numbers for years with much success. By using our service we’ll make sure your NI number gets sorted, the easy way.
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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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