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72% of the UK’s Top Earners are Considering Emigration

72% of the UK’s Top Earners are Considering Emigration
Thursday, March 27th, 2014

72% of the UK’s Top Earners are Considering Emigration According to a recent report in Emirates 24/7, Dubai may soon witness an influx of UK professionals. With the UK’s proposed higher tax rates disheartening Britain’s top tier workers, nearly three quarters of the nation’s biggest earners might be tempted to leave the UK and start […]

 

No Expat Health insurance for British Retirees

No Expat Health insurance for British Retirees
Friday, March 21st, 2014

No Expat Health insurance for British Retirees According to a recent report, UK expats planning to take early retirement and relocate to Europe will no longer be entitled to subsidised expat travel insurance. Under the current scheme, those UK citizens retiring to Europe at any age have to fill out an S1 form. With this […]

 

Southern European nations languish at the bottom of House Price Index

Southern European nations languish at the bottom of House Price Index
Monday, March 17th, 2014

Southern European nations languish at the bottom of House Price Index According to the latest Knight Frank Global House Price Index the economically battered southern European countries are mired close to the bottom of the list as house prices continue to struggle to recover in the wake of the devastating recession. Topping the index for […]

 

Gordon Ramsay to terrorise expat kitchens

Gordon Ramsay to terrorise expat kitchens
Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Gordon Ramsay to terrorise expat kitchens If you’re one of the thousands of British expats who owns an eatery abroad you may find the concept behind this new Channel Four programme a little alarming. After spending the last few years documenting the ‘kitchen nightmares’ of restaurants in the UK and US, Gordon *expletive* Ramsay is […]

 

Expats in Ukraine show their support

Expats in Ukraine show their support
Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Expats in Ukraine show their support The extremely volatile situation in the Ukraine has been causing increasing levels of concern over the last few weeks. Despite the threat of Russian intervention, Ukraine nationals have repeatedly shown their determination to stand up for the sovereign rights of their country and to instate a political structure which […]

 

South African Expats to Vote on April 30th

South African Expats to Vote on April 30th
Friday, February 28th, 2014

South African Expats to Vote on April 30 The current President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has been something of a controversial figure during his tenure. While some have argued that he is helping control downside risks to South Africa’s economy, others believe that he hasn’t done enough to combat the nation’s cripplingly high unemployment […]

 

Calling American Expats in UK with long lost love!

Calling American Expats in UK with long lost love!
Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Calling American Expats in UK with long lost love! Casting House is looking for American Expats based in the UK to take part in an exciting new TV project. Have you ever wondered what happened to The One That Got Away? Would you like to be reunited with an old flame or lost love? We’re […]

 

February 26 is overseas registration day to register your vote in EU elections

February 26 is overseas registration day to register your vote in EU elections
Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

February 26 is overseas registration day to register your vote in EU elections The European elections may not be seen as all that important by many Brits but that hasn’t stopped the UK government going all out to publicise that expats living overseas will be able to have their say. The Electoral Commission has launched […]

 

100,000 Expat jobs to be lost in Oman

100,000 Expat jobs to be lost in Oman
Friday, February 21st, 2014

Oman has become the latest Arabian Gulf region to reassess its regulations surrounding expat employment and to cut jobs in order to support the local workforce. We’ve previously reported on the policy imposed by Saudi Arabia which issues fines to those companies which take on a greater percentage of foreign employees than nationals, and now […]

 

The Expatriate Party of New Zealand plans to fight Voting Law

The Expatriate Party of New Zealand plans to fight Voting Law
Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

The Expatriate Party of New Zealand plans to fight Voting Law Expat involvement in local and overseas politics has been an issue in many popular immigration locations, and last week we reported on two Canadian expats who were fighting an ‘unconstitutional’ expat voting restriction in their own nation. Now, according to recent news reports, a […]