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Forum: Middle East
Apr 25th 2022, 5:53 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By MyintD

UK Pension Fund: International SIPP or QROPS

Guys,

I am struggling with my UK pension fund. They got so limited options. I plan to move it to International SIPP or QROPS.

Any suggestions?

P.S., I do not plan to return to UK for...
Feb 10th 2022, 6:56 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,274
Posted By MyintD

Wife found a job with a local package. What about her visa?

Hello,

My family moved to Abu Dhabi last year as i found a job here. The company has sponsored me the Emirates ID and Residence Visa. And then I sponsor for my wife and my kid. Now after a few...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 2nd 2021, 6:05 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By MyintD

Rent apartment is put on sale just after two weeks we moved in

Hi Everyone,

We just moved in our rental apartment for less than a month and the landlord's PA told us that the landlord is considering selling the property now.

Has any of you come across such...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 3rd 2021, 3:51 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,762
Posted By MyintD

Relocate from UK to UAE, all good so far, now want to buy a Car

It's been a month since my family moved to Abu Dhabi. All have gone well, people are nice and friendly here, job exposure is much bigger than what i had expected before. I feel like it is a place...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 12th 2021, 6:56 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,663
Posted By MyintD

Re: Hellooooooo Where is everybody?

I am flying to Abu Dhabi from London to start my new life in one week.
Forum: Middle East
Aug 12th 2021, 5:17 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By MyintD

Re: UK to UAE: overseas cargo service

To everyone reading this thread - in the end i chose Pickfords. I think it all depends on how much stuff you have to transport. I am not moving furnitures, just some boxes. In the end, i spend about...
Jul 26th 2021, 7:57 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 4,244
Posted By MyintD

Re: Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) offer stage

From what i get both actually offer comparable figures. Sometimes smaller organisation perhaps need to pay more to attract talent, i guess.

In addition, i find one point not often...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 26th 2021, 5:01 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By MyintD

Re: UK to UAE: overseas cargo service

They gave me a quote, 2500 GBP for 7.5 cubic meters (or 2000 GBP for 5 cubic meters). And it will take about 8-10 weeks to arrive in Abu Dhabi. Is it a fair price?
Forum: Middle East
Jul 13th 2021, 10:32 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By MyintD

Which bank account in Abu Dhabi

Hello,

Some very basic question here. Which bank do you use in Abu Dhabi?
I am currently banking with Natwest in UK. Is it necessary to open another bank account with HSBC in UK so that it helps...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 7th 2021, 4:58 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By MyintD

Forum: Middle East
Jul 7th 2021, 9:24 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By MyintD

UK to UAE: overseas cargo service

Hello,

Some very basis question.

Moving to Abu Dhabi in Aug. Can you recommend a overseas cargo service that is reliable with a fair price?

Thanks
Jiadong
Forum: Middle East
Jun 20th 2021, 5:47 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By MyintD

Re: When do you resign?

Thanks. That's very thorough.

They do suggest not to resign until i pass the security check which i have just passed (for example, degree certificate attested for UAE government).

I guess there...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 20th 2021, 12:33 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By MyintD

Re: When do you resign?

Very valid questions. I think HR mentioned the health check will be done after I arrive in UAE. My notice period is 3 months and visa application could take 3 to 6 weeks. Nevertheless, let me ask...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 19th 2021, 7:44 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By MyintD

When do you resign?

Hello everyone,

This may sound a very basic question, but i want to on be cautious side as relocating to Abu Dhabi is a different experience.

I am expecting to receive the formal offer contract...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 12th 2021, 6:49 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By MyintD

Re: Housing mortgages for PR when working overseas

Thank you. This is exactly what i am looking for. I will speak again to my mortgage broker for these expat mortgage options.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 11th 2021, 7:33 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By MyintD

Re: Housing mortgages for PR when working overseas

Yes, i've spoken to them today. They can do maximum 2 years "permission to let", after which I have to apply for buy-to-let.
I think it is best to re-mortgage after the fixed period, as you don't...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 11th 2021, 6:17 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By MyintD

Housing mortgages for PR when working overseas

Hello,

I have lived and worked in UK for 10 years and recently decided to take a job offer from Abu Dhabi. Here is my situation (might be a bit complicated, but isn't it normal when it comes to...
Forum: Middle East
May 17th 2021, 12:44 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,534
Posted By MyintD

Re: British Primary School in Abu Dhabi

Ah, missed that. Thanks!
Forum: Middle East
May 17th 2021, 11:51 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,534
Posted By MyintD

Re: British Primary School in Abu Dhabi

Thanks everyone who replies under this thread. Looks like it will be a less headache than choosing a school in UK. There are just a few choices in AD anyway.

I will probably go for a school tour...
Forum: Middle East
May 17th 2021, 11:47 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,534
Posted By MyintD

Re: British Primary School in Abu Dhabi

Thanks. Good to know! :lol:
Forum: Middle East
May 17th 2021, 11:45 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,534
Posted By MyintD

Re: British Primary School in Abu Dhabi

Thanks, and makes sense! That's very helpful!
Forum: Middle East
May 17th 2021, 10:44 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,534
Posted By MyintD

Re: British Primary School in Abu Dhabi

Thanks for mentioning Raha, i will take a look and do more research.

My employer pays up to 45K for the tuition fee so i am ok if i need to pay some additions on top of that. Having said that,...
Forum: Middle East
May 17th 2021, 9:25 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,534
Posted By MyintD

Re: British Primary School in Abu Dhabi

Thanks. What has made your decision for BSAK? Any advise as how to choose among the 4 schools?
Forum: Middle East
May 16th 2021, 8:10 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,534
Posted By MyintD

British Primary School in Abu Dhabi

Hello everyone,

Just started to look for housing and schools for the relocation to Abu Dhabi.

Need to find primary school first, then housing, then nursery. I've got one 16-months old toddler...
Forum: Middle East
May 4th 2021, 10:18 am
Replies: 21
Views: 14,802
Posted By MyintD

Re: ADQ Abu Dhabi salary and culture

I see. Makes sense. I have completed all the interviews and now waiting for the details of the offer which should be coming at any time of this week. Do you think if there is any room to negotiate if...
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