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Working Hours Not Key To Expats’ Improved Work-Life Balance

New research by Axa – Global Healthcare suggests that for many expats other factors, including the way in which they spend their downtime has more impact on their work-life balance than the prospect of working shorter hours.   New research by AXA – Global Healthcare reveals that nearly half (46%) of expats feel their work-life balance is better tha ...

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Get Access To A British GP Without Returning To The UK

Access to healthcare is a one of the uncertainties for British expats living in other EU countries, particularly if there is a no deal Brexit.  GP On Demand can give expats access to British qualified GPs to get the health advice they need. Written exclusively for Expat Network by Paul Barry, Managing Director of GP On Demand   With the installation of a new Prime Minister in Number 10 the se ...

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Take Part In Our Retire Abroad Survey!

Here at Expat Network we are carrying out research into the plans and concerns of those considering retiring abroad, whilst at the same time gathering information about the experiences of those who have already done so. We have set up a short online survey which takes only a few minutes to complete. The answers to the survey will be used to provide people with more information about the issues the ...

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US Expats Seek Changes To Tax Rules

Citizen-based taxation of US expats is a controversial subject and the annual survey carried out by Greenback Expat Tax Services shows it is the major issue for expats and is the major reason causing growing numbers to consider renunciation of their US citizenship.   Nine million US expats live and work abroad, but since they retain US citizenship, they also retain their federal tax reporting ...

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Expats Can Struggle To Find Their Feet But Most Stay For The Long Term

A recent international study on the global professional workforce carried out by Expat Explorers founded by Helen McClure looks at how long it takes people to settle into expat life and how long they live as expats. The results have formed the basis of her book, Do they eat soup in England?    Although it takes nearly a quarter of expats more than a year to feel settled, on average they go on ...

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Top Savings Rates For Expats – July

Here are the latest expat savings rates. Many expats can benefit from using offshore bank savings accounts. They are useful for working in different currencies and for gathering interest without deduction of taxes. See the article ‘British Expats – Do You Need An Offshore Bank Account?’ The best current offering for sterling offshore savers is Santander International with 1.15%. For dollars, Royal ...

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Only One In Three British Expats Plan To Return To The UK Permanently

Over half of British expats feel the UK has changed for the worst, since leaving the country according to a recent survey. In addition, only one in three British expats now intend on residing in the UK in the future. The research, conducted by independent financial advisory, Hoxton Capital Management, questioned over a thousand British expats and the results indicate that 44% do not intend to retu ...

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I Live In Canada. Where Do I Pay Tax On My UK Pension?

One of the members of the Expat Network community asked the following question about where her UK pension will be taxed having emigrated to Canada. Richard Watts-Joyce, Partner at Global Tax Network responded to her query.   Question: “I have just submitted a request to collect my pension early from Merseyside Pension Fund of which I was member up until August 2007 having transferred a small ...

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Three-Quarters Of Expat Men Worried About Local Healthcare

In recognition of Men’s Health Week, new research reveals that the majority of men living abroad are concerned about their local healthcare facilities, with two-thirds prepared to return to their home country for treatment. Four-in-five (84%) male expats have needed to access healthcare since moving abroad, according to new research by AXA – Global Healthcare. However, the research has also reveal ...

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What You Need To Know About Health Insurance For Expats

Whether you are planning on making that life-changing trip or migrating to retire or work abroad, it is imperative to choose the right type of health insurance that will cover your medical needs fully. There are a plethora of insurers and policies, and knowing which one to go for can be a difficult and often daunting process. This is especially the case for those looking to buy health insurance in ...

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