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Retiring in Germany for US would-be expatriates

Retiring in Germany for US would-be expatriates
Germany may not be an obvious destination for expat retirees, but American pensioners are enjoying everything it has to offer. Although British expat retirees tend to head for warm or even tropical locations, perhaps due to the miserable UK weather patterns, retirees from the USA are more than happy to consider Germany for its reasonable...

City of London expats have huge choice of new locations

City of London expats have huge choice of new locations
Which European capital to choose if you’ve no confidence in post-Brexit Britain? As Brexit creeps closer with no solution in sight, long-term professionals working in the City of London may well be considering which European capital is the best destination for their talents. The rush of financial companies to exit before Brexit is...

Brit and German unis join together to save EU research grants

Brit and German unis join together to save EU research grants
A famous UK university is working with its German equivalent to get round the Brexit effect on EU research funding. The threat to UK universities’ EU research funding caused by Brexit could recede due to a plan by two leading world universities, with academics in the UK have fearing the ending of EU research grants ever since the...

Cultural no-nos for expats heading to Germany

Cultural no-nos for expats heading to Germany
One of the most difficult aspects of taking on a new job overseas is getting through the first few months without committing cultural sins of omission. Wherever your relocation destination, it’s certain that office and personal protocol isn’t the same as in the home country. Even in first-world Germany, cultural dos and don’ts can...

Expat professionals giving Germany a miss due to unfriendly locals

Expat professionals giving Germany a miss due to unfriendly locals
Many expat professionals find Germany an attractive proposition for career advancement, but wish the locals were friendlier. If quality of life is an essential in the wish-list for relocating overseas, it might be wise to give Germany a miss, according to a recent survey, especially if you’re taking your family along. Present day high...

Unexpected destinations for adventurous expat millennials

Unexpected destinations for adventurous expat millennials
Whilst the old saying ‘all that glitters isn’t gold’ should be kept in mind, a few unexpected destinations are expanding the choice for would-be expats. If you’re looking for more to your chosen expat destination than just hanging out in bars and cafes, modern technology can give information on less obvious locations as well as...

British expats in Germany rush for German citizenship

 British expats in Germany rush for German citizenship
Record numbers of Britishers living and working in Germany have now taken up German citizenship. German authorities are reporting a significant increase in the number of UK expats who’ve now taken up German citizenship and are citing Brexit as the reason. Last year, a record number of 7,493 holders of British passports became Germans, a...

Job options in Germany for expats determined not to teach English

Job options in Germany for expats determined not to teach English
If teaching English is absolutely the last thing you want to do during your new expat life, Germany has a good number of other options. Teaching English is the job of first resort for some, but the last resort for a huge number of would-be expats heading to Germany as well as other EU member states. Although other options do include call...

EU member states enticing expat professionals with tax cuts

EU member states enticing expat professionals with tax cuts
European countries are promising low taxes for wealthy UK would-be expats considering relocation. According to a recent study, a British professional earning an average of 250,000 euros in an overseas job would pay more tax and social security contributions were he working in the UK than he or she would in no less than five European...

Tax breaks and added perks aim at attracting City bankers to Europe

Tax breaks and added perks aim at attracting City bankers to Europe
If you’re a financial services professional planning to relocate to Europe either before or after Brexit, you’re likely to keep more of your salary than your UK counterparts. New analysis has shown bankers and financial services professionals will benefit from certain personal tax sweeteners after their employers have relocated to new...