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Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 22nd 2016, 5:26 am
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By RI207

Re: Account with IG

Hi Millhouse - was hoping you would reply as I vaguely recall you mentioning a while back about IG. Do you mind if I drop you a DM to ask a couple questions?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 22nd 2016, 5:11 am
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By RI207

Re: Account with IG

If anyone has a account and used it when they were resident in the UK, do you still use the account as the registered address will probably be your UK home address.


Spread betting I believe is...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 22nd 2016, 5:03 am
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By RI207

Re: Account with IG

no mate. IG Index for spreadbetting or IG CFD for contracts for difference. It is a UK based broker
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 21st 2016, 6:36 am
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By RI207

Account with IG

Wanted to ask if any of you on here use IG as a broker when trading shares/indices/FX. I have a couple questions if I am able to DM someone who uses IG? Thanks
Forum: Middle East
Nov 23rd 2016, 6:30 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By RI207

Re: Job possibility in Qatar

PN5 - you will not get $1000 a day in this market. I have heard figures of $550-$650 per day plus housing allowance (about $1500-$2000) + medical allowance.


This is the sort of package you can...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 27th 2016, 10:00 am
Replies: 46
Views: 5,704
Posted By RI207

Re: Offshore Bank Account

Hi Dominoman - Thanks for getting back.


Yes I questioned them on the why they required it and that is what they said that it is part of the CRS requirement.


Seems like they will not open it...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 27th 2016, 8:25 am
Replies: 46
Views: 5,704
Posted By RI207

Re: Offshore Bank Account

what I don't understand is that what has my UK property got to do with the Offshore bank.


My UK property is declared as part of my annual tax returns that I do every year. As the income is UK I...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 27th 2016, 7:45 am
Replies: 46
Views: 5,704
Posted By RI207

Offshore Bank Account

I am in the process of opening an Offshore account. During the application form I declared that I had a property in the UK that is rented out and mentioned that rent I was receiving etc. I am now...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 22nd 2016, 5:24 am
Replies: 21
Views: 6,631
Posted By RI207

Re: Best Qatar bank for QAR>GBP transfers?

I have only compared Doha bank and Commercial bank and commercial bank rate is better but very marginal and hardly worth talking about it.


Commercial bank will not charge the 10 QAR or 15 QAR...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 21st 2016, 12:01 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 6,631
Posted By RI207

Re: Best Qatar bank for QAR>GBP transfers?

That is correct. the Qatar exchange centers/shops are not competitive for sending GBP. They seem to be targeting rupees / Philippians currently etc. I checked this yesterday after speaking to one of...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 1st 2014, 5:33 am
Replies: 39
Views: 5,056
Posted By RI207

Re: How can I watch tv? free. online.

Language settings is already in English. All other pages and configurations come in English. Just this page for some is in Arabic. Will try punching it faster.

Only thing I can think of is maybe...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 1st 2014, 5:17 am
Replies: 39
Views: 5,056
Posted By RI207

Re: How can I watch tv? free. online.

Millhouse - Thanks for the link. That is the link I have tried however it seems the T&Cs and privacy policy page is in Arabic.....and nothing seems to happen after entering the unique sequence.

I...
Sep 29th 2014, 12:12 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 6,349
Posted By RI207

Re: Qatar job offer..advice please?

Considering that EOS benefits are based on base salary I would think the company you pay the fees and give a less basic salary...

Anyway. hardly worth discussing the point as the poster is asking...
Sep 29th 2014, 12:08 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 6,349
Posted By RI207

Re: Qatar job offer..advice please?

Scamp - agree with what you say however what I meant is on that salary it seems the role is a management position.

Now, with such a position and here in Qatar I expect most policies to state they...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 29th 2014, 12:02 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 5,056
Posted By RI207

Re: How can I watch tv? free. online.

Did you get the T&Cs and privacy policy in Arabic? I had 3 tick boxes but all in writing in Arabic. When I started the key presses nothing happened and then it said "set up complete"

Also on...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 29th 2014, 11:20 am
Replies: 39
Views: 5,056
Posted By RI207

Re: How can I watch tv? free. online.

Has anyone tried changing the region on the Samsung F series TVs?. I followed the link that Millhouse has kindly shared however didn't have any success.

Anyone else tried this?
Sep 29th 2014, 11:17 am
Replies: 18
Views: 6,349
Posted By RI207

Re: Qatar job offer..advice please?

Strange is that a company who would offer 70k a month + housing + 50 days leave + luxury Villa + utilities + business Class flights........thereafter 21k on school fees??

If you are joining a...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 29th 2014, 4:42 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,575
Posted By RI207

Re: Doha - cost of living

Utilities - Electricity, Gas, Water ( 400-600 per month for an apartment)
Internet (250 for basic 1MB + landline + basic cable TV - which isnt great!)
Mobile phone (200)
Bread ( 7 ish)
Milk ( 12...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 6th 2013, 6:17 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,319
Posted By RI207

Re: Mazda CX 5 2013 Vs Honda CRV 2013

Not considered it OleJanx.....only looked at Toyota, Nissan and Honda.....Will look into the Suzuki.

Toyota - Rav 4 is the toytown but I hate the Rav4s so ruled them out..
Nissan - The Qasquais...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 6th 2013, 5:40 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,319
Posted By RI207

Re: Mazda CX 5 2013 Vs Honda CRV 2013

Thanks guys...

Fortuner is definately the way to go.....although mrs isnt comfortable with the larger 4x4 so we are looking at the toytown 4wds as OLEJANX puts it. A half way house rather than a...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 5th 2013, 9:34 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,319
Posted By RI207

Mazda CX 5 2013 Vs Honda CRV 2013

Any car experts amongst the group here who can share their thoughts on the buying a Mazda CX 5 2013 Vs Honda CRV 2013.

The car is for my wife so stability and a solid car are my priority as the...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 14th 2013, 10:39 am
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By RI207

Re: Buying new Car

Time to get the cheque book out and buy it :)
Forum: Middle East
Jul 14th 2013, 10:38 am
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By RI207

Re: Buying new Car

Cheers BE76 and millhouse

I am getting about a 10% discount at the moment from the old selling price of 118k QAR.....they seem to have dropped the selling price to 114k for Ramadan however the...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 11th 2013, 9:47 am
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By RI207

Re: Buying new Car

Thanks Meow. site blocked at work so will take a look at it when I get home...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 11th 2013, 8:06 am
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By RI207

Buying new Car

Britexpat or anyone else that can help

I am thinking of buying a new Honda CRV and wondering what sort of discounts is achievable from these dealers. A new Honda CRV full option (but without...
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