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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...

Older expats in Jakarta warned over Singapore forex scam

Older expats in Jakarta warned over Singapore forex scam
A new scam is causing concern amongst Jakarta’s expatriate communities. Whilst this new scam should, in theory, be immediately recognisable for what it is, new arrivals in Indonesia could easily be tempted to make some spare cash on foreign exchange. One elderly female had just left her house when she was approached by a well-dressed man...

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...

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...

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....

EU ready to launch PPEP expat portable pensions

EU ready to launch PPEP expat portable pensions
If you’re already working in Europe and can stay post-Brexit or are considering an offer by an EU member state-based company, this may be of interest. PEPPs – Pan-European Pension Products - are aimed at expats saving for retirement, giving participants a far wider choice whilst boosting the personal pensions market known at present...

New loan aims to corner the expat buy to let mortgage market

New loan aims to corner the expat buy to let mortgage market
Buy to lets in the home country are still favourite investments for British expats working overseas, with a new entry to the specialist mortgage sector hoping to tap into demand. For expat professionals working overseas, the British expat buy-to-let property sector has provided a successful investment strategy for some years, even...

Hong Kong still popular after generation of expats

Hong Kong still popular after generation of expats
Surviving your first few months in Hong Kong as a newly-arrived expat is down to getting the right information. Hong Kong is still one of the most popular reassignments for expat professionals due to its unique atmosphere, history and position close by the vastness of mysterious mainland China. Networking is the key to success as well as...

Anti Brexit campaigners meet with parliamentary Brexit select committee

Anti Brexit campaigners meet with parliamentary Brexit select committee
Four anti-Brexit campaign groups have called on the PM to deliver on her promise their lives wouldn’t change post-Brexit. Frustrated, angry British expats living and working all across EU member states now believe they’re the ‘forgotten victims’ being used as hostages by both negotiating teams. As a result, four of the anti-Brexit...

Is Thailand calling time on Western expats

Is Thailand calling time on Western expats
For decades, Thailand has been one of the most popular Asian destinations for expats, but some are now suggesting the ‘good old days’ are well and truly over. A recent poll on Facebook by an expatriate living in Thailand dared to ask whether Western expats are now seeing the end of an era. The result was a dead heat, with 50 per cent...