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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...

Incredible India attracts increasing numbers of expats

Incredible India attracts increasing numbers of expats
Traditionally, India has been seen as an iconic country whose citizens emigrate to improve their lives, but nowadays the trend is reversing itself. At the present time, some 30,000 expatriates are living in India, with numbers increasing year on year. The expatriate community is varied and diverse, ranging from executives and CEOs of...

Working in Dubai as a female expat professional

Working in Dubai as a female expat professional
Relocating, even to familiar countries, can be an overwhelming experience, but for female professionals moving to a Gulf State it’s even more of a challenge. Surprisingly, it’s not that difficult to actually get a job if you’ve arrived as a professionally-qualified trailing spouse, with online job openings the best way to start....

Choosing your expat dream destination

Choosing your expat dream destination
If you’re desperate to get away from the grim, gloomy British scene, what’s the best way to decide on your dream destination? In general, would-be refugees from battered Britain have two options - to move to a place you’ve come to know and love during several holidays and which is the affordable option, or start the adventure of a...

Dutch tech firms set to lose out due to new expat tax rule

Dutch tech firms set to lose out due to new expat tax rule
As the expatriate battle against the 30 per cent tax break changes hots up, Dutch tech companies are worried about losing their best people. The Netherlands is now a hotbed for tech innovation, with the original tax break scheme mooted as one reason why so many highly-skilled expatriates chose the country as their permanent home and...

Telling it like it is on post-Brexit annuity payments and SIPPs

Telling it like it is on post-Brexit annuity payments and SIPPs
For British expat retirees in EU member states, the position as regards annuity payments and SIPPs post-Brexit has been as clear as mud. For Britons already retired in EU member states as well as those approaching retirement and planning to head overseas, the ongoing confusion about pension payments has caused stress and fear. Advisors...

China changes tax regime to include foreign entrepreneurs

China changes tax regime to include foreign entrepreneurs
From the beginning of next year, China’s tax regime will include Individual Income Tax liabilities for foreign residents. Key changes in the manner in which tax residency in China is determined are expected to substantially affect the majority of expat professionals working in the vast country' major cities. The reform of Individual...

Think tank report draws expatriate professionals to Denmark

Think tank report draws expatriate professionals to Denmark
If you don’t want to spend time ploughing through endless surveys to find your most suitable expat destination, the Legatum Institute think-tank’s Prosperity Index may have the answer. Prosperity isn’t just about a country’s financial standing as it also includes social capital and economic quality, two categories which are...