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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...

Tips for female expats travelling alone

Tips for female expats travelling alone
Arriving overseas as a lone female expat has its challenges, but making friends isn’t that hard. Most expat-themed websites are aimed at the male of the species, focusing on salaries and luxurious lifestyles in exotic locations, with occasional brief diversions into the alcoholic lifestyle in various favourite destinations. In short,...

Are expats still part of the global future?

Are expats still part of the global future?
Although the world seems to becoming more and more insular and protectionist by the minute, there are still some 50 million expatriates scattered all over the five continents. In many ways, the 21st century could be seen as the century of the expat, as nowhere is so unfamiliar as to prevent exploration by those wishing for a more rewarding...

Survey shows France wins on expat family life

Survey shows France wins on expat family life
France’s position in the regular expat surveys has been improving year on year, with its 2017 raking at 11th out of 31 surveyed countries the best yet. It seems the reason for the steady improvement isn’t eye-watering salaries or a luxury lifestyle, it’s the quality of expat life, especially when there are expat families involved....

Is going local the answer to your expat dream?

Is going local the answer to your expat dream?
The process of retiring overseas prompts many questions about your proffered lifestyle, your finances and your future in your chosen destination. One question which many would-be expats ask themselves is whether they’d be happier living a simpler lifestyle by going local and living outside the mainstream of modern existence. Living like...

Where to go for the highest possible expat paycheck

Where to go for the highest possible expat paycheck
If it’s all about the money, you’ll need to know the best destinations for the highest salaries. According to the latest survey, simply moving overseas adds at least $21,000 a year to expat professionals’ take-home pay, with the best-paid of all found in Switzerland, Hong Kong and the USA. The recently released HSBC Expat Explorer...