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Brit expats attempt to cope with the French insurance obsession

Brit expats attempt to cope with the French insurance obsession
Once you’ve moved into your French dream home, your next task is to get all necessary insurances. Expatriating is the dream for many Brits, with their favourite location just across the English Channel. France is high on the list of chosen destinations for Brits who can’t wait to leave behind the damp shores and grey skies they’ve...

Malta to welcome Brit expats even after no-deal Brexit

Malta to welcome Brit expats even after no-deal Brexit
Is Brexit scaring British expats away from jobs in Malta? Prior to the disastrous result of the Brexit referendum, British job-seekers had the whole of the EU to consider when deciding to pursue their careers outside the UK. Nowadays, it’s a totally different story, with positions in EU member states far harder to find and get. Would-be...

FP IOM and Old Mutual now in LMIM victim expats' class action sights

FP IOM and Old Mutual now in LMIM victim expats' class action sights
After seven year fighting for their rights, a group of expat investors will finally see a class action against two major Isle of Man insurers for monies lost when Australian-registered LMIM collapsed. The two offshore insurance companies, Friends Provident International and Old Mutual International, both hosted the failed funds on their...

Spanish nightclub owners gutted at Phase Three regulations

Spanish nightclub owners gutted at Phase Three regulations
British expats in Spain’s Balearic Islands are gutted at Spain’s new measures preventing the spread of the virus in nightclubs. Ibiza and Mallorca have been and are still favourites with British expats as well as tourists looking for a good time in the island’s nightclubs, and have been gearing up to reopen for some weeks. Sadly, a...

British expat diaspora spreads across half the world

British expat diaspora spreads across half the world
It may come as a surprise that about one in every 10 of Britain’s population are living overseas. At the present time, over 5.5 million Britons are living overseas, with a further 2,000 leaving every week of the year. The information was derived from data collected in a survey undertaken by the Institute for Public Policy Research as...

Expat life in the Philippines

Expat life in the Philippines
With all the coronavirus chaos going on across the world, finding a peaceful, friendly, English-speaking location is getting harder by the minute. For many would-be expatriates, finding the right location for a permanent move can be tricky as regards ticking all the boxes leading to a conversion from dream to reality. These difficult...

Brit expats overseas caught in coronavirus and Brexit turmoil

Brit expats overseas caught in coronavirus and Brexit turmoil
For British expats in Spain and all Brits who were planning to relocate by the end of this year, the UK government’s shambolic reaction to Brexit and the pandemic are causes for anger at the very least. If you’re a would-be British expat or already overseas, it seems planning for a new life is now impossible, at least for the...

Pandemic shutdowns give time to research expat destinations

Pandemic shutdowns give time to research expat destinations
If for nothing else, the pandemic and its lockdowns are the perfect time to research online for an affordable lifestyle overseas. During this unprecedented time in modern history, staying at home 24/7 apart from the occasional shopping trip may have sounded like heaven for many until it actually happened! Whilst high numbers are suffering...

Mismanaged pandemic kills expat appetites for London luxury property

Mismanaged pandemic kills expat appetites for London luxury property
Germany is now taking over as a safe haven for expats and foreigners investing in property. For many years, wealthy British expats as well as investors from China and the Gulf States have kept London’s luxury property market on a rolling boil, but Germany is now taking over as the West’s prime real estate market. The British capital...

Retiring to Spain in spite of Brexit and the coronavirus

Retiring to Spain in spite of Brexit and the coronavirus
If you’re still planning your retirement in Spain once the coronavirus pandemic is under control, you’re choosing one of the most popular locations for expats from all over the world. It’s well known that British expatriates form a huge group in the country, mostly preferring the regions along the Mediterranean coastline. It may...