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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...

Denmark extends special expat tax scheme time limit to seven years

Denmark extends special expat tax scheme time limit to seven years
The Danish government has announced plans to improve its skilled workers’ special tax scheme. Denmark’s research tax scheme allows expat professionals able to meet certain criteria to use a 26 per cent concessionary rate plus the eight per cent contribution to the labour market fund giving benefits for unemployment, sickness and...

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...

UAE shelters bracing themselves for summer rush of abandoned dogs

UAE shelters bracing themselves for summer rush of abandoned dogs
Animal welfare groups in the UAE are fearing a huge increase in abandoned pets as expats head for their home countries to avoid the scorching summer heat. A growing number of expats are either leaving the emirates for good or temporarily returning to their home countries to avoid the searing desert heat of the UAE summer. It’s bad news...

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...

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...