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Forum: Middle East
Sep 29th 2019, 7:12 am
Replies: 29
Views: 5,435
Posted By Taz786

Re: Sending money to the UK

I've been using UAE exchange till now but informed on Currency Fair app recently. Need to make my next transfer around 31st Oct so may move to Currency Fair.

Bank rates have generally been...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 15th 2019, 5:55 am
Replies: 68
Views: 12,188
Posted By Taz786

Re: Dubai Housing Prices Tumble To 2008 Levels

After reading the article, I'm grateful I never took the plunge to buy a property here.

As much as I hate paying rent, I would be emotional with the amount house prices have dropped in the last 2...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 28th 2019, 8:34 am
Replies: 63
Views: 13,112
Posted By Taz786

Re: Hubby wants to move back to London from Dubai

Scamp Millhouse - I was considering to move back to London. You have set me straight and that idea is no longer an option.

Lul37 - Its not an easy situation to be in. Hope things work out. If I...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 15th 2019, 11:51 am
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Taz786

Re: Medical report needed pre move to Oman from UK?

When I initially moved to the Middle East, the company asked me to visit the following and they covered all the expenses. Your Excellent Health Service
TEL: +44 (0)20 7580 5467
DDI: +44 (0)20...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 16th 2018, 7:41 am
Replies: 89
Views: 3,933
Posted By Taz786

Re: Pound on 11 December

I've transferred £50k at times and never had any issue.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 12th 2018, 9:23 am
Replies: 89
Views: 3,933
Posted By Taz786

Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 12th 2018, 8:33 am
Replies: 89
Views: 3,933
Posted By Taz786

Re: Pound on 11 December

Do you think the pound will drop in value further? I've got more which I could transfer or hold off?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 11th 2018, 6:43 am
Replies: 89
Views: 3,933
Posted By Taz786

Re: Pound on 11 December

I feel May is buying herself time and will blame MP's they couldn't reach a consensus and therefore go back to the public for ref2.

May is aware she's on borrowed time and knows she will either be...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 11th 2018, 5:43 am
Replies: 89
Views: 3,933
Posted By Taz786

Re: Pound on 11 December

True. Guess I lost out after yesterdays drop. Having money sitting in Dubai was tempting me to spend when not required. Wasn't expecting the vote to be cancelled yesterday.

Not sure whether to...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 10th 2018, 8:11 am
Replies: 89
Views: 3,933
Posted By Taz786

Re: Pound on 11 December

I transferred 75% savings last week at 4.68. Will transfer the rest if it drops this week or keep it for a later date.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 6th 2018, 9:14 am
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Taz786

Re: Moving flats

I didn't view the PM but thanks for the warning. Will ignore it.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 5th 2018, 9:25 am
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Taz786

Re: Moving flats

Hi Lex31,

My building is not available on your website to review. It seems you only have certain areas and haven't incorporated sections off Dubai thus far.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 3rd 2018, 6:45 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,258
Posted By Taz786

Re: Haircuts

Have gone bald last 6 months. Too lazy to do it myself. I take pride with the beard and the barber does a good job.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 3rd 2018, 6:43 am
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By Taz786

Re: Potbelly

Quiznos was awesome in Birmingham. Never found a Sub place as good.

Has Potbelly closed all its location? I generally visit the DCC branch. Their cookies are the highlight.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 1st 2018, 10:18 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,258
Posted By Taz786

Re: Haircuts

The price is generally 25 but give them a 5 tip. So for AED 30, get haircut, beard and head massage.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 23rd 2018, 7:46 am
Replies: 33
Views: 5,582
Posted By Taz786

Re: Another U-turn on Class 2 NICs

Thanks Edo. Have also printed off the guide in the earlier post and will review and apply.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 9th 2018, 10:56 am
Replies: 33
Views: 5,582
Posted By Taz786

Re: Another U-turn on Class 2 NICs

@ Millhouse - Did you apply yourself or use a tax adviser to assist?
Forum: Middle East
Sep 9th 2018, 10:04 am
Replies: 33
Views: 5,582
Posted By Taz786

Re: Another U-turn on Class 2 NICs

I thought Class 2 was self employment. I guess I will do abit more research and make payments for the past 7 years. Thanks
Forum: Middle East
Sep 9th 2018, 8:58 am
Replies: 33
Views: 5,582
Posted By Taz786

Re: Another U-turn on Class 2 NICs

I've been out of the UK since 2011 and haven't paid any National Insurance since.

To back-track, would I qualify for Class 3 voluntary payments? I haven't informed any government agencies that I...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 26th 2018, 6:01 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,437
Posted By Taz786

Re: Bali

Congrats Scamp
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 1st 2018, 11:17 am
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By Taz786

Re: TV Series

Modern Family
Forum: Middle East
Jul 24th 2018, 6:18 am
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Taz786

Re: Moving flats

Scamp - Yes one building owner. Thanks for the advice on the permits - will consider once I'm definitely moving.

Raniyah - You're right. The agency GM wants to meet me. Let's see what he has to...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 23rd 2018, 11:20 am
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Taz786

Re: Moving flats

They have an internal issue which requires a new contract, how the payments will move to the new flat, etc. Plus they know if its a new contract, I'm going to negotiate the rent further down.
...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 19th 2018, 12:32 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Taz786

Re: Moving flats

Thanks. There's an issue with moving to another flat within the same building so going to look at new places this weekend :(
Forum: Middle East
Jul 19th 2018, 12:31 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 5,435
Posted By Taz786

Re: Sending money to the UK

I use UAE exchange just for the fact their rate is better than banks and transfer fee is AED 50.

Depending on the amount you're willing to transfer, you can even negotiate a better rate than...
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