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UK expat retirees urged to watch out for pension scammers

UK expat retirees urged to watch out for pension scammers
If you’re about to retire and emigrate, you should be on your guard against pension transfer scams. Increasing numbers of retirees are deciding to wave the UK goodbye and retire to a warmer, less chaotic destination. One crucial element of the process is deciding whether to transfer your pension to an overseas location via a QROPs,...

Paris now in Economist 20 top world cities for first time

Paris now in Economist 20 top world cities for first time
Paris is famous all over the world as the city of love, and it’s now one of 20 top cities for expats. The Economist magazine’s liveability index is highly regarded for its lists of the best world cities for expat professional. . For the first time, Paris is now one of its top 20 world cities, coming in at 19th as a result of its...

How do new expat moms cope with Dutch school parental etiquette

How do new expat moms cope with Dutch school parental etiquette
Being an expat mom as well a trailing spouse is complicated enough but coping with Dutch primary school parental etiquette is another story. The problem isn’t simply dropping off your kids at their new Dutch schools and hoping they’ll integrate successfully, as parents’ integration is also important and trickier by far. Once on the...

British taxman mulls hit on expat landlords and investors

British taxman mulls hit on expat landlords and investors
Expat landlords and investors in the firing line again as British lawmakers look to raise more tax. Taxpayers in the UK as well as British expat investors in UK property are paying more income tax now than in any period during the last 10 years, but the government still needs to rake in more money. According to tax experts, the Treasury...

Adapting to life as an expat in France

Adapting to life as an expat in France
If you’re planning to emigrate to France before Brexit kicks in, clueing into to the French lifestyle is an essential task. Living in France is a dream for many Britons who’re sick of British politics, British weather and the prospect of a diminished UK due to Brexit. France, it seems, represents the mythical land of milk and honey,...

UK expats angry over Barclaycard cut off

UK expats angry over Barclaycard cut off
British expats with Barclaycards will see their accounts closed if they can’t provide an authorised British address. Barclaycard holders with overseas addresses in all but 11 overseas locations have been hit by the sudden change in the credit card giant’s terms and conditions. They have until August 6 to inform the bank of their UK...

Brexit select committee urges EU to officially protect UK expat rights

Brexit select committee urges EU to officially protect UK expat rights
Britain’s Brexit select committee has called on EU leaders to protect the rights of the one million UK citizens living in EU member states. \r\n\r\nAs Britain edges closer to a no-deal Brexit and UK expats in EU countries become even more afraid, Brexit select committee MPs are urging Brussels to ensure a public commitment to an estimated...

Vern Unsworth may sue Musk for pedo tweet

Vern Unsworth may sue Musk for pedo tweet
Whilst the world rejoiced at the miraculous rescue in Thailand of the young football team and their coach, one British expat caver who played a more than prominent part in the international effort is now thinking of sueing a billionaire for his potentially dangerous online insult. Expatriate and expert diver Vern Unsworth lives for much...

Healthcare options for expats in the Philippines

Healthcare options for expats in the Philippines
As other Southeast Asian countries tighten visa regulations for long stay expats, the Philippines becomes an ever more attractive option. Given the cost of living in the Philippines is inexpensive to put it mildly, the weather is sunny and hot in spite of a few typhoons and Filipinos are amongst the friendliest people in the world bar...

Barclays dumps UK expat credit card holders in Portugal

Barclays dumps UK expat credit card holders in Portugal
UK citizens holding Barclaycards and planning to emigrate to Portugal for purposes of work or retirement are being advised to change their card provider a.s.a.p. Anger is rising in Portugal’s UK expat community against Barclays Bank for its arbitrary decision to demand UK addresses from holders of its card or face account closure....