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Expats should do research before moving to work abroad

The number of international job positions has been on the increase lately and many Britons are tempted to leave their home country and move abroad in search of a higher…

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Some predictions for 2013…

Just thought some of our followers might be interested in the Jelf  “house view” regarding certain benefits in 2013.   Thoughts on the world of pensions can be viewed here: http://www.jelfgroup.com/page/news/press-releases/pensions-predictions And…

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Lack of schools damages Hong Kong reputation

As more and more people choose to live and work in Hong Kong, attracted by career opportunities and the positive economic outlook, a problem that could potentially divert aspiring professionals…

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Expats in Middle East countries happy with life

The Middle East is emerging as an appealing destination for many young Britons, according to HSBC’s latest Expat Explorer survey. The growing economy and more job opportunities are the main…

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British expats in Hong Kong, Singapore may benefit from learning Mandarin

Hong Kong and Singapore are emerging as increasingly attractive destinations for British job-seekers, mostly because they have established themselves as centres for economic growth and stability. However, in order to…

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UAE residents, expats favour medical treatment abroad

The long waiting time to get a doctor’s opinion, lack of specialist care and communication problems are pushing many UAE residents and expats to seek medical treatment overseas, Abu Dhabi…

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Tips for finding a job outside the UK

As young people’s career options in the UK seem to be quite limited, many young professionals are considering leaving home and starting a new life somewhere else. In a bid…

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Half of expats in UAE were unprepared for move

As many as 45% of British expats who live in the UAE say they had not been prepared to deal with life in the new country, with almost one in…

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Switzerland to revamp tax system

For many years, Switzerland has been considered a tax haven and an attractive destination for affluent Brits who have chosen the country as a second home because of its relaxed…

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Hong Kong most expensive for business relocation

Hong Kong emerges as the most expensive city to send employees to work, followed by London, according to a new study from estate agency Savills, Reuters reports. Executive housing costs…