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Jan 5th 2012, 3:50 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By Mecano

Re: Looming close

Thanks :)

I'm looking around trying to figure out when I got so many things that now I have to decide whether to take it, bin it or give it away :eek:
Jan 4th 2012, 2:52 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By Mecano

Looming close

OH visa issued over Christmas, notice given at work, house is beginning to look like a warehouse. Only 2 months left and I shall be doing the crossing on the Queen Victoria (back after 15 years in...
Dec 6th 2011, 2:59 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 8,326
Posted By Mecano

Re: American TV Commercials

ITV and Channel 4 can get a bit frustrating at times; specially when they repeat the same comercial over and over. Also the BBC is by far the best stram of all in terms of picture quality, and more...
Dec 6th 2011, 2:31 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 8,326
Posted By Mecano

Re: American TV Commercials

I use a similar product and I can't recall the last time I watched American TV other than on-demand with no commercials. I watch all of BBC, ITV, and Channel 4... Why would I suffer through NBC's...
Replies: 16
Views: 4,210
Posted By Mecano

Re: APPLYING FOR VISA-I NEED HELP PLEASE!

The language on the UKBA site implies that you can only apply WITHIN 3 months of your intended travel. I am in the same situation and were advised to do it within that 3 month period and not...
Oct 20th 2011, 2:35 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By Mecano

Re: International Movers - Boston to UK

Yes that's exactly how big it is...

It's a standard used in US shipping and it boils to 100 cu ft dims 86”x48”x42” high.
Oct 20th 2011, 2:12 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,545
Posted By Mecano

Re: Will global economic problems delay your return to UK?

I agree, in our case we have enough savings for a couple of years in preparation for a tough jobs market. However; having no kids makes it easier, we both are older and pragmatic. What's the point of...
Oct 20th 2011, 2:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By Mecano

Re: International Movers - Boston to UK

I am going to use them next spring. It costs about $2,000 for a 100 cu crate that you pack at their location and they ship to your address in the UK. You lock the crate and seems all above board for...
Sep 30th 2011, 6:22 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,219
Posted By Mecano

Re: Immigration changes (rumours?) and status transfer question

If you send me your email address through a private message I can email you the entire consultation paper on pdf

Or you'll find it at www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/policyandlaw/consultations Under...
Sep 30th 2011, 6:14 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,219
Posted By Mecano

Re: Immigration changes (rumours?) and status transfer question

Aperture, they are not rumours. The consultation is about to end and they are planning on implementing the new rules by April 2012. The probationary period will be 5 years before being eligible for...
Replies: 27
Views: 3,837
Posted By Mecano

Re: Clarification required on ILR application for couple married for 4 years and more

I stand corrected; it does wonders when you actually read the thing carefully :p

RE: Our intention is to pay for the in-person interview after passing the KOL test, it will be so much easier to...
Replies: 27
Views: 3,837
Posted By Mecano

Re: Clarification required on ILR application for couple married for 4 years and more

If you are applying from the US it will have to be done via the Online application process, not through the SET(M). When applying from the US you can only do it online. I believe one of the questions...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,495
Posted By Mecano

New immigration rules slated for April 2012 question.

After reading the consultation paper in full I can see that my OH and I will arrive in the UK a week before the new immigration rules come into force (if the schedule is followed and Parliament...
Aug 22nd 2011, 6:19 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,688
Posted By Mecano

Re: Telecommuting and UK / US taxes

Thank you all for your posts. It seems that regardless, a tax advisor will be needed.
As I had understood it this is what I thought I would do: Quit as a regular employee and be transformed onto a...
Aug 16th 2011, 1:02 pm
Aug 16th 2011, 12:36 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 4,132
Posted By Mecano

Re: Over 50s Moving to UK INFO Thread: DRIVING/CAR INSURANCE

In short yes. He can drive 12 months on his US license, but at the end of that period he can no longer drive legally unless he's got a provisional license or a UK license.
Aug 12th 2011, 6:05 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,688
Posted By Mecano

Aug 8th 2011, 6:39 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,688
Posted By Mecano

Telecommuting and UK / US taxes

OK need some input from the wealth of information you all are :)
I am moving to the UK next year, I will probably be able to convince (hoping) my company to allow me to work remotely from the UK. ...
Aug 3rd 2011, 4:17 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 11,195
Posted By Mecano

Jul 27th 2011, 6:00 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 5,649
Posted By Mecano

Re: Where are you moving back to?

I know!! ***** must contain myself ******

I guess I should see it in person first, then go to the very fine pub in Ashford, and afterwards perhaps look at the fowl in the sheep dip :)

Instead,...
Jul 21st 2011, 4:51 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 5,649
Posted By Mecano

Re: Where are you moving back to?

From Massachusetts. One winter more to endure (and hoping I won't have to replace my car tyres before I go :) )
Jul 21st 2011, 4:46 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 5,649
Posted By Mecano

Re: Where are you moving back to?

Heading to the Peak Districk, close to Ashford in the Water. Good place for looking for jobs in Sheffield & Chesterfield (or in a push Manchester). Love the area albeit a bit crowded in the summer. I...
Forum: USA
Jul 19th 2011, 1:35 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By Mecano

UCrate alternative

Hi all,
I'm moving to the UK next March via Cunard's Queen Victoria so I'll be able to take loads of bags with me on the ship. Since I also don't have a collection of Luis XV vintage furniture, I...
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