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Isle of Man extends its expat relocation initiative for another year

Isle of Man extends its expat relocation initiative for another year
If a career on the Isle of Man seems an attractive proposition, the 2019 relocation incentive has been extended for another year. The programme, known as the National Insurance Holiday Scheme, was originally set up to support employers’ recruitment efforts as well as to increase the population on the island and will now run until the...

Tips on Singapore’s living costs for new expat professionals

Tips on Singapore’s living costs for new expat professionals
Given that Singapore always seems to feature high in the many cost of living surveys, is your reassignment paying enough? Singapore’s reputation as an extremely expensive destination for expat professionals is well deserved, but it has to be said the city-state as a destination is hard to beat for its uniqueness and diversity. It’s...

How to survive being a trailing spouse in a strange land

How to survive being a trailing spouse in a strange land
Being a trailing spouse in the country where English is only slightly the second language can make settling in a nightmare. Many women make the choice to give up their own careers in order to travel overseas as part of an expat family package. The first thing they discover is that being a trailing spouse is far harder than they’d...

Bilingual training for expat children boosts problem solving in adult life

Bilingual training for expat children boosts problem solving in adult life
Expat families in the Czech Republic have concerns over their children’s need to become bilingual. Expat families with very young children are often worried about how to address their need to become bilingual at an early age. Language acquisition takes place from children’s very first year, leaving expat parents planning to live...

Lisbon gets new innovative international school for expat kids

Lisbon gets new innovative international school for expat kids
One of the major issues when relocating overseas with your family is finding the best international school for your children. When it’s essential to accept an overseas reassignment and there’s no option but to have your family come along as well, most parents’ major concern is to ensure their children have the best education...

Survey shows Singapore still an expat favourite

Survey shows Singapore still an expat favourite
Singapore wins again as the best location in the region for expats in general and especially for Asian professionals. Asia is nows firmly in the running as a professional relocation destination for qualified and experienced expatriates from diverse countries. Always a favourite with Westerners, Singapore is now high on the list of...

Expats learn to love snowy winters in the Czech Republic

Expats learn to love snowy winters in the Czech Republic
If you’re one of those rare would-be expats in love with winter and its snow-covered vistas, the Czech Republic is the perfect place. It seems the majority of expats, whether relocating professionals, expectant entrepreneurs or retirees, count warm weather and a beachside location as perfect for their anticipated overseas lifestyles....

When relocation ends an expat marriage, where to divorce?

When relocation ends an expat marriage, where to divorce?
Where’s the best domicile to divorce once expatriation has taken its toll? Given the strain of expatriation on shaky marriages, it’s no surprise that a good number of expat relationships end in divorce, but how and where to break the bond can be a tricky decision. For British expat couples in Singapore, there's a choice between the...

UAE golden visas encourage expats to stay long term

UAE golden visas encourage expats to stay long term
A top Dubai official has praised the UAE ‘golden visa’ as it gives expats a sense of security and belonging. The recently-introduced 10-year long term UAE residency visa, popularly referred to as the golden visa, is now giving expats who want to stay in the emirates a true sense of security. The comments were made by the...

Best retirement havens for newly arrived expats

Best retirement havens for newly arrived expats
For those wishing to emigrate to a faraway land and live a totally different lifestyle, it’s important to choose a destination where settling in is easy. One of the most attractive options as regards becoming an expat in a strange land is the discovery of a fascinating new culture with unfamiliar customs, foods and lifestyles. However,...