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British expat retirees in Cyprus confused by pension payment options

British expat retirees in Cyprus confused by pension payment options
British expats who’ve made their new lives in Cyprus are unable to relax due to continuing Brexit uncertainty. Cyprus has always been a favourite with British expatriates, perhaps due to the years when it was a British possession. Their worst nightmare is that no-deal will really mean no-deal some time in the very near future, and...

Cyprus pledges residency rights for British expats

Cyprus pledges residency rights for British expats
As time runs out and a no-deal Brexit looms, the Cyprus government has decided British expats who’ve been living on the island for five years by December 31, 2020 will be given residency rights which include their family members. The Cypriot Interior Ministry’s announcement came as a huge relief for worried British expats on the...

Expats in Cyprus targeted by unlicensed and unregulated IFAs

Expats in Cyprus targeted by unlicensed and unregulated IFAs
In spite of endless warnings by media and authorities alike, expatriates living in Cyprus are still falling foul of unregistered, unregulated independent financial advisors. The majority of UK expats living in Cyprus are retirees or owners of small businesses, all of whom may well be looking to invest their pension pots and savings to get...

Combining expat entrepreneurship with low tax rates

Combining expat entrepreneurship with low tax rates
Deciding to start your own business is scary enough, but deciding to become an entrepreneur in another country is only for the brave! Becoming a self-employed expatriate may well be the toughest move you’ve ever made, but the internet age is all about taking chances and making your dreams come true, no matter where you’re living at...

Cyprus still a retirement haven despite fall in sterling

Cyprus still a retirement haven despite fall in sterling
The Mediterranean island of Cyprus has long been a favourite with British expats, especially those looking for a sunny retirement haven with a reasonable cost of living and certain tax advantages. Even now, buying a home in Cyprus is still far cheaper than a comparable property in the UK, but the tax issue has become slightly more...

Expats in Cyprus in shock over government savings grab

Expats in Cyprus in shock over government savings grab
Tens of thousands of expats, members of the British Armed Forces, second home owners and those in the process of migrating to Cyprus are in shock following the announcement of a tax grab on their savings. As part of the agreement on an EU bailout package for the troubled island, the Cypriot government agreed to levy a tax on all private bank...

British expats report steep rise in the cost of living

British expats report steep rise in the cost of living
New research suggests that the cost of living for British expats is rising at a higher rate than it is for those living in the UK. According to the Post Office Expat Payment Index costs have risen by an average of 11 per cent. In some areas in Europe where the economies are struggling the figure is closer to 15 per cent. Of the 900 expats...