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British expats relying on seasonal work in Spain are fearing the worst

British expats relying on seasonal work in Spain are fearing the worst
British expats in Spain who rely on seasonal work as an extra income now face being left high and dry. Working through Spain’s tourist season either on daily rates or short term contracts has been a favourite with British expats short of ready cash or on the UK government’s less than generous retirement pensions. Clubs, bars and...

Saudi king to pay expats’ covid-19 hospital costs

Saudi king to pay expats’ covid-19 hospital costs
Expats living and working in Saudi Arabia who’ve caught the coronavirus will have all costs involved paid by the kingdom’s monarch. The popular expat professional destination is fighting hard to control the pandemic’s outbreak within its borders, with its Health Minister urging all those who believe they may be infected to get...

Recently retired expats to be financially hard hit by market chaos

Recently retired expats to be financially hard hit by market chaos
According to financial professionals, recently-retired expats will be hit hard by the ongoing COVID-19 worldwide crisis and its effect on world markets. With the dread word ‘recession’ being bandied about on news pages and elsewhere online, it’s obvious that newly-retired expats in favourite destinations worldwide are having to...

Pension scammers targeting vulnerable retirees at home and overseas

Pension scammers targeting vulnerable retirees at home and overseas
A new report by security experts is claiming too little is done to protect pension savings, with fraudsters ripping off around six million pounds sterling every year. Recently, the sector’s focus has been on ending pension liberation, but the report states unequivocally that the worst risks come via dodgy investments and dishonest...

Study reveals Singapore wins out for economic freedom

Study reveals Singapore wins out for economic freedom
Expats looking for the best relocation deal could do far worse than head for Singapore. Everything that’s important to would-be expats, including the size of salaries, a free regulatory environment, ultra-modern business frameworks and the lifestyle itself depends on the economic freedom of the chosen destination. A recent survey by the...

British expat business owners now under threat of losing everything

British expat business owners now under threat of losing everything
Expat businesses in Spain’s Costa del Sol are at serious risk of permanent closure due to the coronavirus’ threat to tourism. Local British auditors and accountants are warning an extended lockdown could see the end of a huge number of expat-owned tourism sector businesses. Self-employed traders are at an even worse risk of folding...

Is Gronigen an alternative to Amsterdam for expat professionals?

Is Gronigen an alternative to Amsterdam for expat professionals?
As major cities in countries popular with expat professionals become more crowded and expensive, seeking out alternatives in the chosen country seems the only way forward. The Netherlands has long been an all-time favourite for expat entrepreneurs, especially those in the tech sector. As a result, accommodation is now in short supply and...

Expats in Thailand confused over charges for coronavirus treatment

Expats in Thailand confused over charges for coronavirus treatment
The Thai government has just announced that foreigners in the country must fund their own treatment should they contract the coronavirus. Whilst the statement itself is somewhat shocking, as travel insurance doesn’t cover virus epidemics, it’s also confusing expats living and working in the country. The first article published by a...

Inflation in Spain driving British expats to consider Portugal

Inflation in Spain driving British expats to consider Portugal
Retired British expats are relocating to Portugal due to the rising cost of living in Spain. The British dream of retirement in the Spanish sun is fading fast as the country’s cost of living soars, with many on British state pensions now unable to make ends meet. Recent research in the expat community by a popular English language...

Virus spread making expats think twice about destinations

Virus spread making expats think twice about destinations
For those planning to leave the home country for a stress-free retirement, is the coronavirus epidemic a wake-up call? One key aspect of retiring or working overseas is the new country’s level of healthcare expertise combined with its cost, as coping with a medical emergency is one of the scariest aspects of relocation. Obviously,...