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Expat professionals lose fight against Dutch tax break law change

Expat professionals lose fight against Dutch tax break law change
To the dismay of expat professionals in the Netherlands as well as those thinking of working there, the hated 30-per cent ruling legislation has passed into law. In spite of brave attempts by the campaign group United Expats of the Netherlands, The extremely popular tax break which attracted huge numbers of highly-skilled professionals to...

Amsterdam court rules expat kids are entitled to student finance

Amsterdam court rules expat kids are entitled to student finance
The Amsterdam court has ruled an increased number of expat children are entitled to student finance. For expat parents, the most expensive and most important gift they can give their offspring is the chance to study for a university degree. It’s an investment in each child’s future success, but finding affordable options is often...

Getting used to the Asian concepts of ‘face’ and ‘space’

Getting used to the Asian concepts of ‘face’ and ‘space’
One essential aspect of working overseas anywhere in Asia is the understanding of and dealing with the concepts of ‘face’ and ‘space’. If they’re lucky, expatriate professionals taking on new jobs in the Far East are required to attend cross-cultural training sessions prior to taking up their positions. It’s an excellent idea,...

How to land a Gulf State dream job in spite of the competition

How to land a Gulf State dream job in spite of the competition
In spite of its many cultural issues which bother the average Westerner, the Middle East is still the place to go to develop expatriate careers. The three main reasons for considering a relocation overseas are a wish for new experiences, a chance to get to grips with an unfamiliar culture and the opportunity to achieve career goals. For...

Bahrain wins out on career boosting for expat professionals

Bahrain wins out on career boosting for expat professionals
The tiny emirate of Bahrain is surprisingly good at boosting expat careers. Bahrain is the lesser-known emirate of the Gulf States, with its total area 200 times smaller than Florida and its population set at around 1.5 million. Despite its size and its political and economic problems, its archipelago of some 300 islands is strongly rated...

Newbie expats in Leiden given soft landing by local Expat Centre

Newbie expats in Leiden given soft landing by local Expat Centre
Leiden’s international expat community is being supported by the innovative Leiden Expat Centre. The Leiden Expat Centre project is a public/private partnership funded by local industry including the city’s Science Park and University as well as by the local authority in order to give newly arrived expat professionals a soft landing...

Secret government memo predicts 250,000 post-Brexit returnee expats

Secret government memo predicts 250,000 post-Brexit returnee expats
In spite of a number of EU member states’ concessions towards the rights of UK expats, between 50,000 and 250,000 Britons are expected to repatriate to the UK post-Brexit. The worrying totals originated in an internal government memo circulated by Whitehall’s contingency planning department, and include a worst case scenario total of...

Ponzi schemes steal millions from expats in the Gulf States region

Ponzi schemes steal millions from expats in the Gulf States region
Muslim investors all across the Gulf States poured their cash into Ponzi schemes set up by Heera Group and lost the lot. Many thousands of expat workers and citizens in the UAE and other Gulf States were enticed into investing in financial instruments promising ‘guaranteed’ 36 per cent returns. The so-called investment plans were...

Buying an Irish property as an expat working overseas

Buying an Irish property as an expat working overseas
Irish expats home for Christmas and mulling over buying a property will find the process is difficult but not impossible. Buying an Irish property if you’re living and working overseas as an expat isn’t exactly straightforward, and needs a substantial deposit backed up by an impressive salary. The entire process has been made more...

Women expats warned over bullying in expatriate communities

Women expats warned over bullying in expatriate communities
Working expat women as well as trailing spouses may find themselves victims of bullying in overseas womens’ groups. Whether moving overseas to take on a new job or accompanying your spouse on relocation abroad, stepping into a totally new environment can have its problems. Relocating to a city with its own established expatriate...