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Forum: New Zealand
Dec 18th 2012, 7:50 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,852
Posted By Fran_L

Re: NZ to UK Bank Transfer

Hi BEVS,

Yes sorry, I haven't quite worked out how to add the signature, as I'm still a bit of a newbie to britishexpats.com. Will add it today! Thanks for adding the link to our forum area too.
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Forum: New Zealand
Dec 17th 2012, 4:30 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,852
Posted By Fran_L

Re: NZ to UK Bank Transfer

Hi there,

The best thing to do is shop around for currency transfer quotes and make sure that you are getting the best rate from an FSA authorised foreign exchange provider. Typically, a foreign...
Dec 11th 2012, 2:27 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,409
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Visa Approved

Well there you go, that solves that one! Looks pretty good too. :)

It doesn't give you an idea of time frames though. The Emigration Group's checklist has a countdown from 18 months to moving day...
Forum: Canada
Dec 11th 2012, 2:18 pm
Replies: 360
Views: 78,810
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Best Shipping company?

I'm sorry to hear that you had a bad experience with PSS and can assure you that this must have been a one-off. Our clients have always given us great feedback on PSS and we know the team very well....
Dec 11th 2012, 1:54 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,409
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Visa Approved

Hi,

When you say packing up your UK life, do you mean literally needing helping with removals and shipping or do you mean more generally in terms of what you need to get sorted before your...
Forum: Australia
Dec 10th 2012, 12:50 pm
Replies: 242
Views: 26,587
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Australia economy/bubble/fiscal cliff/recession 'stuff'

I think that's fair to be honest. Again it might be stereotypical, but it very much looks like it's the 'quality of life' (i.e. the weather, the laid back lifestyle etc) that entices lots of us Brits...
Forum: Australia
Dec 10th 2012, 11:30 am
Replies: 242
Views: 26,587
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Australia economy/bubble/fiscal cliff/recession 'stuff'

According to the Office for National Statistics, the unemployment rate for Q3 in 2012 was 7.8%, which is evidently worse than Australia's official reading of 5.2%. This explains why Australia is the...
Forum: Australia
Dec 10th 2012, 10:47 am
Replies: 242
Views: 26,587
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Australia economy/bubble/fiscal cliff/recession 'stuff'

10% if you can trust Roy Morgan Research...

Didn't they dismiss 56 casual and temporary staff by email due to low staffing demand in 2008? Not really helping the unemployment rate themselves......
Forum: Australia
Dec 6th 2012, 12:44 pm
Replies: 242
Views: 26,587
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Australia economy/bubble/fiscal cliff/recession 'stuff'

Indeed. 13,900 more jobs were created in Australia last month and the unemployment rate dropped to 5.2%. Surely that's positive?!
Forum: Canada
Nov 5th 2012, 8:59 am
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By Fran_L

Re: advice on moving money from canada to uk

Hi Andrew,

qwertyjjj is right the Canadian Dollar is strong at the moment. If you do want/need to transfer funds please have a look at our british expats forum...
Nov 2nd 2012, 11:01 am
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Going Back to UK - HELP !

Hi Scarybeach,

Not sure about your other questions but I know that NAB own both Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks in the UK so they do have a retail presence here.

We have a forum on banking on...
Forum: Canada
Nov 1st 2012, 12:29 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,874
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Canadian Dollar to weaken?

Do you have any specific currency exchange questions? Please visit our BritishExpats partner forum where we will be happy to guide your through the currency exchange process.
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Forum: Canada
Oct 30th 2012, 12:57 pm
Replies: 360
Views: 78,810
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Best Shipping company?

Hi Miss Clinique,

Nothing other than recommending a trusted partner and trying to offer value to people who are migrating. We offer a consultative service to our clients and are happy to recommend...
Forum: Canada
Oct 30th 2012, 9:29 am
Replies: 360
Views: 78,810
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Best Shipping company?

We have found PSS International Removals excellent in the past. We recommend our clients use them and always get good feedback.

Any one else used them?
Forum: Canada
Oct 30th 2012, 9:19 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,053
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Air Freight from UK to Canada advice please!!

Hi Bryandd,

PSS International Removals specialise in overseas shipping and might be able to help.

For excess baggage to Canada they offer both a sea freight service (6-10 weeks) and an air...
Forum: USA
Oct 29th 2012, 5:58 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,414
Posted By Fran_L

Re: transferring money from UK to US

Hi Middlemore,

I work for Halo Financial who are leading currency brokers and have our own official forum here on British Expats.

If you want to check it out please go to;...
Forum: Australia
Oct 29th 2012, 4:49 pm
Replies: 358
Views: 46,024
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Pound = $ 1-64

With mixed data coming from China and a clear signal from the Reserve Bank of Australia that interest rates are on hold for now, there is every reason to see further weakness in the Australian...
Forum: Australia
Oct 24th 2012, 9:23 am
Replies: 242
Views: 26,587
Posted By Fran_L

Aussie inflation rises

Australian inflation rose to 1.4% which was above the market estimates of around 1.0%. Further interest cuts on hold?

Read more here:...
Oct 22nd 2012, 4:24 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,955
Posted By Fran_L

Re: New member: Moving my business to Ireland. Advice Needed.

Hi Tim,

Have you spoken with UKTI in Dublin? As you may know they are tasked with helping British businesses expand.

We used them when we were looking at entering the Irish market and found...
Forum: Australia
Oct 22nd 2012, 4:00 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,441
Posted By Fran_L

Re: What to take????

hi BonnieH,

Passed your questions to my friends at PSS Removals.

here are their thoughts;

Q1) prices are dependant on volume, if furniture is to be included a free home survey will...
Forum: Australia
Oct 22nd 2012, 12:01 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Private health insurance

Hi Ben,

Have you tried Bupa Australia?

Good luck with your move.

Fran.
Forum: Canada
Oct 5th 2012, 3:54 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By Fran_L

Re: Moving to Calgary next year - help with removals please

Hi Candy Shop,

PSS International Removals have an excellent reputation so I'd say give them a call. They are a friendly bunch so I'm sure they'd be more than happy to answer your questions about...
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