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International schools end 2013-2014 school year with increased options for expat children

July 23, 2014 |

The international schools market has expanded significantly this school year, providing English-speaking education around the world for more children than ever before.

In just one year, the number of students aged between 3 and 18 attending international … Read More

The Paparazzi Expat

July 23, 2014 |

A few days ago I received an email from what I had previously thought was a reputable media agency in New York, asking me if I knew of a good “paparazzi style” photographer on the island or, failing that, … Read More

Skipton International launch range of expat buy-to-let mortgages

July 19, 2014 |

Skipton International has launched a new lending product range to enable British expats to take advantage of the opportunities available in the UK’s residential buy-to-let market.

Obtaining a Buy-To-Let mortgage as a British expat isn’t always easy, but as an … Read More

CPI Increases 0.3 Percent in June Quarter

July 18, 2014 |

The consumers price index (CPI) rose 0.3 percent in the June 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows rises of 0.3 percent the March quarter and 0.1 percent in the December 2013 quarter.

“Higher housing-related prices and vegetable … Read More

Learn about employing skilled overseas workers in NSW Central West

March 25, 2014 |

Business owners and proprietors in Dubbo and Bathurst will get the opportunity to learn more about employer-sponsored skilled work visa options, when immigration outreach officers visit the region later this month.

A spokesman from the Department … Read More

Huge technical level looms for GBP-CAD rate

March 4, 2014 |

Throughout the 1980s, there was a huge amount of support for the Sterling – Canadian Dollar exchange rate at C$1.8160. The 1990s brought a rally in the value of the Pound that saw Sterling top out at C$2.6745 in the … Read More

A Guide to Transferring Money Overseas

February 2, 2014 |

If you’ve decided to “up-sticks” and move abroad, then you’ll soon need to consider the best way of transferring money from the UK to your accounts overseas. When it comes to making payments from the UK, there are a few different methods you can use to make sure you get the most out of your Pound. Read More

Moving to Paris: Everything You Need to Know

January 30, 2014 |

There’s just something about Paris, isn’t there? The enchantingly grand buildings, the deliciously gourmet food, the feel of romance floating through the air; it’s a city that Francophiles all over the world dream of calling home. But is it time to make that dream a reality? Whether you’re considering the big move for a year, for a lover or forever, here’s our go-to guide to becoming a resident of the City of Light. Et voila! Read More

Celebrating Australian Citizenship History with a Modern Twist

January 29, 2014 |

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection this week launched a yearlong social media campaign to kick of the 65th anniversary of Australian citizenship, highlighting the unique stories of those who have recently become Australians. More than 4.5 million people have become Australian citizens over the past 65 years, with a record 17 863 people set to officially become Aussies on Australia Day. Read More

City Guide – Zurich

January 28, 2014 |

Zurich's world famous opera house was opened in 1891 and is a beautiful example of architecture from the time. In opera season you can expect to see works by Verdi, Wagner and Bizet, amongst many others. Ticket prices for a ballet or opera typically range from 35 CHF to 230 CHF. There are also various other activities to do there, including guided tours and an elegant restaurant that is perfect for a pre-show dinner or a light lunch overlooking the lake. Read More