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Skipton Extends Expat Lending To Include Studio Apartments

Skipton International, who provide buy-to-let mortgages for British expats in England, Wales and Scotland, has responded to the increasing demand for all types of investment buy-to-let property, by extending the terms of its mortgage proposition to include studio apartments valued at £250,000 and above. Broadening the scope of its lending criteria ...

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Expats: Find Out How Safe Is Your Destination City

Tokyo is ranked the safest city in a new index from The Economist Intelligence Unit, just ahead of Singapore and Osaka. How safe is your destination?  The Safe Cities Index 2015, sponsored by NEC, ranks 50 cities worldwide across five continents. Ho Chi Minh City, Tehran and Jakarta occupy the bottom three positions in the Index. The Index introduces a new definition of urban safety. Every city’s ...

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New Expat Health Cover for China

Allianz Worldwide Care has announced the launch of international healthcare plans for individuals and their families living in China. The healthcare plans, which have been designed specifically for expatriates and local nationals, will initially be available for those living in Shanghai, China’s largest population centre. Allianz has a dedicated health insurance support centre in the Pudong Distri ...

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Employers Of Expats Wake Up To Social Media Age

International employers are reaching a tipping point when it comes to communicating with their overseas staff, according to research by specialist international healthcare provider, Expacare. The study found that nearly a third are using social media website Facebook to connect with their expat workers. However there is still a tribe of traditionalists as two-fifths of businesses use post as the p ...

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Corporate Assistance Service For Expats Is Launched

A new corporate assistance service for business travellers and expatriate employees of multinationals has been launched. Allianz Corporate Assistance from international health and life insurer Allianz Worldwide Care aims to mitigate health risks. Multinationals operating in remote environments, for example within the mining, oil and gas industries, often face challenging conditions. For their empl ...

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Expats In Dubai Must Have Health Cover

New laws in Dubai have put the burden of providing international private medical insurance (iPMI) firmly on the shoulders of employers of expats. With 10,000 UK nationals having moved to the UAE since 2007 and only 16.5% of the total 8.2 million people living there being Emiratis, Jelf Employee Benefits believes this move was inevitable and employer responsibilities could continue to escalate in f ...

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