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Singapore now all-time favourite for top tech talent

Singapore now all-time favourite for top tech talent
Singapore is now becoming the most popular professional destination for top tech talent. Highly qualified expats, especially those in the tech sector, have a huge choice of locations in which to pursue fame and fortune, but Singapore is still at the top of the list. Nowadays, it’s normal for expat professionals to change cities as often...

Finding the right expat property in the Philippines

Finding the right expat property in the Philippines
To quote one of the cleverest advertising tag lines of all time, for many expats it really is ‘more fun in the Philippines’. For expatriates searching for a new, affordable life in retirement along with good weather, genuinely friendly locals and a cost of living which won’t break the bank, the Philippines is perhaps the best of...

Frozen pension petition hits 220,000 signatures

Frozen pension petition hits 220,000 signatures
A petition against frozen pensions launched by the daughter of a 93-year old British expat living in Canada has been signed by 220,000 protestors. The petition called for pensions justice to relieve the hardship endured by those Britons who’d retired to countries with which the UK has no formal Social Security agreement. Of the one...

UK offers healthcare coverage for expat retirees in EU

UK offers healthcare coverage for expat retirees in EU
The British government has introduced a bill aimed at continuing the funding of EU-based Brit expat pensioners’ healthcare in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The bill came after French lawmakers said their government was considering safeguarding healthcare provisions for British expats if Britain ceased to make reciprocal payments...

Is Greece the answer to the Brexit blues?

Is Greece the answer to the Brexit blues?
Greece may not be as popular as other better-known expatriate destinations, but its low cost of living, safe environment and ultra-friendly people make it the perfect place to call home. The ancient land of Greece has largely put its financial troubles behind it, and is now recovering well, making it a suitable destination for expat...

Entrepreneurial expats in Spain embrace e-commerce

Entrepreneurial expats in Spain embrace e-commerce
There’s a new slant on becoming an expat in Spain, with e-commerce the latest fad with entrepreneurs. E-commerce is now establishing itself as yet another way to take advantage of Spain’s low cost of living, friendly environment and mostly spectacular climate. The industry is attracting increasing numbers of tech-savvy expats whose...

Expat career progression in an ever-changing world

Expat career progression in an ever-changing world
With the present-day global economy in flux, are expat professionals changing their relocation choices? High earnings and the opportunity to accelerate career progression are the driving forces of many expat professionals’ lives, but other factors are now influencing decisions in this fast-changing world. Formerly, long-term...

UAE longer term visas boost property market confidence

UAE longer term visas boost property market confidence
The UAE’s recently introduced retirement visa and 10-year visa have had a direct, positive effect on confidence in the Dubai real estate market. As a result of the two new visas, Dubai’s property market is already seeing an increase in enquiries from first-time purchasers, even although many would-be home-owners are struggling to...

Scandal of British frozen pensions heads to Westminster

Scandal of British frozen pensions heads to Westminster
British PM Theresa May is under pressure to end the scandal of expat frozen pensions. An unequivocal message to ‘do the right thing’ by ending the scandal of British frozen state pensions for UK expats is to be delivered by Anne Puckridge, 93, a WWII veteran who served in all three branches of the British armed services. Mrs Puckridge...

Frozen pensions under attack by petition with 196,000 signatures

Frozen pensions under attack by petition with 196,000 signatures
To date, 196,000 people have signed a petition calling for the UK’s frozen pension scheme to be abolished. For those who’re looking to retire overseas, this is a crucial issue, as in many popular retirement destinations, the UK state pension is frozen at the point of the retiree’s departure from the UK, whilst in certain other...