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EU expats in the UK are disgusted at ?pay to stay? Brexit Christmas video

EU expats in the UK are disgusted at ?pay to stay? Brexit Christmas video
Whilst most news stories about Brexit’s effect on expats have concentrated on Britons in Europe, EU expats and their families are now disgusted about the tone of the Home Office’s Brexit video. According to media reports, ‘disgusted and angry’ are just two of a considerable number of negative emotions felt by EU expats living and...

For expat retirees and digital nomads, Turkey has it all

For expat retirees and digital nomads, Turkey has it all
Turkey may not be number one on your preferred location list, but it has a great deal to recommend it for both expat entrepreneurs and retirees. Crowded out of most reports on Mediterranean expat destinations, Turkey is nevertheless a land as rich in history, culture and tradition as its rivals. Infrastructure and living standards now...

Expats in Zhoushan now have a one-stop-shop for visas and permits

Expats in Zhoushan now have a one-stop-shop for visas and permits
Expats working in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang’s major city of Zhoushan are now able to get all the necessary permits at a recently-opened one-stop-shop. In an effort to make life and doing business easier for new arrivals in the city, its Public Service Bureau now offers a single-visit service linked to an online...

Brit pensioners in the EU still under free healthcare threat

Brit pensioners in the EU still under free healthcare threat
Continuing free EU-based healthcare for British expat state pensioners after a no-deal Brexit is now down to bilateral agreements. After two and half years of endless negotiations, empty assurances and reassurances and a great deal of hot air, UK state pensioners living in popular EU member state retirement destinations are still scared...

Expat retirees in Thailand may be forced into compulsory private health insurance

Expat retirees in Thailand may be forced into compulsory private health insurance
Expats on retirement visas in Thailand may be forced to either leave or purchase expensive private health insurance. Confusion and dismay is now reigning over a rumour that Western expats retiring in Thailand or married to Thai wives may soon be forced to buy overpriced private health insurance or lose their rights to stay. With the...

Unusual jobs for those desperate to join the expat exodus

Unusual jobs for those desperate to join the expat exodus
Since the turn of the millennium, the numbers of people leaving their home countries to work, study, retire, start a business or simply wander the planet as a digital nomad have soared. Expat professionals have seen their bank balances swell and their qualities of life change to luxury from liveable, and volunteers have made life more...

UK-trained expat teachers now a must-have for overseas international schools

UK-trained expat teachers now a must-have for overseas international schools
The British education system is renowned the world over, although many in the UK consider it’s past its prime and needs an update. Research shows an increasing worldwide demand for expat teachers who trained at UK universities. International schools are in the front line as regards recruitment, as almost half now offer a British-based...

New Zealand homemakers and expats in a frenzy over IKEA arrival

New Zealand homemakers and expats in a frenzy over IKEA arrival
If New Zealand is your expat destination of choice and you’re emigrating with your décor-fixated spouse, breaking news from Kiwiland might well force you to change your plans! For decades, New Zealand has been a favourite bolthole for British retiree couples looking for the perfect place to set up home again and enjoy their new-found...

Is the UAE all it used to be for expat professionals?

Is the UAE all it used to be for expat professionals?
Is the UAE losing its charm as a favourite destination for ambitious expats? Once upon a time, a reassignment to the UAE was the dream deal for its massive salaries, generous packages and perks as well as its totally tempting luxury lifestyle.Untaxed take-home salaries could either be spent or saved for the future, and the sunshine was...

Nigeria?s tech industry is fading fast due to brain drain

Nigeria?s tech industry is fading fast due to brain drain
Nigeria’s former storming tech hub ecosystem has attracted hundreds of millions in investment, but is now losing out to other tech heartlands due to salary shortfalls. The African state was one of the first to recognise the financial potential of the boom in tech, creating a decade of tech hub launches, triumphs and the arrivals of tech...