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Expats warned over losing money to forex scammers

Expats warned over losing money to forex scammers
Expats are being warned not to fall foul of forex scams. The increase in the number of expats living and working overseas far from their home countries is a gift for unprincipled currency traders and their forex scams. An unprecedented number of nationals from countries worldwide are on the move due to reassignments, study or simply the...

New Brexit vote campaign aims to unite anti-Brexit groups

New Brexit vote campaign aims to unite anti-Brexit groups
Brit expat groups are supporting a new campaign for a Brexit deal vote. At a London rally last Sunday, new campaign group People’s Vote revealed its intention to unite all anti-Brexit groups in order to force a new peoples’ referendum on the Brexit deal. The campaign is being supported by business leaders, celebrities and members of...

Guidance for UK expats on becoming French citizens

Guidance for UK expats on becoming French citizens
Although an increasing number of UK expat living in France are applying for French citizenship, it’s still a confusing process. The numbers of Britons applying to become French citizens has risen tenfold over the past three years, mostly as a result of Brexit. Securing their futures in their country of choice is now a priority, but...

Expat news and update on current Brexit legal challenges

Expat news and update on current Brexit legal challenges
With just a year to go and increasing numbers of Brits heading for the exit, a number of legal challenges are still ongoing, any one of which has the possibility of derailing Brexit. The first, very relevant, case was brought to the EU’s General Court by Bordeaux lawyer Julien Fouchet, and is based on questioning the legality of the...

Brexit may pose threat to expats QROPS transfers

Brexit may pose threat to expats QROPS transfers
In spite of the recent agreement giving both EU and UK expats the right to remain provided they enter not later than the end of the transition period, Brexit could still cause chaos for those wishing to transfer their pensions to a QROPS. With an ever increasing number of Britons attempting to get ahead of the game by leaving the UK...

French losing battle with English for general use despite Macron campaign

French losing battle with English for general use despite Macron campaign
If you’re planning a quick exit from the UK for a new, more enjoyable lifestyle in France, the use of English is on the up, but so is the pressure to speak French. As France becomes ever more popular as a bolthole for disenchanted Brits, the use of English is growing exponentially, often at the expense of the French language. The...

Survival strategies for new Costa del Sol expat arrivals

Survival strategies for new Costa del Sol expat arrivals
The vast majority of Brit expats living in Spain’s Costa del Sol will have holidayed in the region before choosing the region as their home from home, giving them at least some idea what to expect when they're permanent residents. In spite of a recent negative survey result, it’s clear Spain’s multinational expat community loves its...

Expats in France slam survey citing French unfriendliness

Expats in France slam survey citing French unfriendliness
France has long been a favourite destination for British and other nationals looking for a new life and new experiences, with the majority more than happy with their choice. ' Many long- and short-term expats living in France are astonished by the published results of a recent survey stating the French are amongst the most unfriendly...

Dublin beats London as best expat city but for how long

Dublin beats London as best expat city but for how long
A reliable quality of living survey has placed the Irish capital of Dublin ahead of Belfast, Edinburgh and London, at least for now. In spite of Dublin’s ongoing housing crisis, the Irish Republic capital ranks first against the three regional capitals of London, Belfast and Edinburgh. Dublin’s score was 34th, as against London’s at...

FCA warns over social media and online based investment fraud

FCA warns over social media and online based investment fraud
Expats with hefty pension pots are now even more at risk from online scams, according to a new FCA warning. Nowadays, it seems scarcely a week goes by without yet another financial scam being reported, along with investors’ losses and self-recriminations. It’s fair to say that expat communities worldwide have always been seen as happy...