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The Best Career Options For Digital Nomads

Posted on Friday November 10, 2017 (13:28:02)


A digital nomad is a person who travels whilst working remotely, otherwise known as ‘location independent’. The money they earn from their online work perpetuates their ability to travel from place to place, particularly in countries where the exchange works in their favour, depending on the currency they earn in.   more ...

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Health

How To Avoid Common International Health Insurance Mistakes

Posted on Tuesday October 31, 2017 (07:55:21)


Organising health insurance is one of the most important things an expat needs to do before moving overseas. But what are the common health insurance mistakes you might make?

The first thing to do is select the right international health insurance plan for you and your family; without the appropriate plan, you may be putting your finances and health at risk.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update October 2017

Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017 (09:45:56)


New International Employers’ Occupational Health Guide Launched

A new guide which aims to provide international employers with information on occupational health as well as reporting and practice for their expat employees has been launched.   more ...

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Expat Focus International News Update October 2017

Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017 (09:40:06)


Singapore Tops HSBC Expat Explorer Survey

Singapore has topped the HSBC Expat Explorer survey for 2017, with Norway just being edged out.

HSBC questioned 27,500 expats around the world and found that Singapore offered more for the third consecutive year. Expats living there say offers the best quality of life and that it’s a safe place with well-paid work.   more ...

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Health

International Health Insurance - Do You Need It?

Posted on Wednesday October 11, 2017 (09:25:33)


There are pros and cons for each of these choices, and many expats will undoubtedly find that local healthcare insurance provision meets their needs – although not if they are travelling between countries.

However, local insurance is only recommended in those countries that have an established reputation as well as networks of clinics and hospitals; the costs for local coverage in these countries will be low because of this provision.   more ...

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Health

What Medical Treatments Around The World Really Cost

Posted on Monday September 25, 2017 (07:32:54)


Regardless of where their overseas assignments may be, expats are strongly recommended to take out health insurance cover before moving abroad. Not only will health insurance bring peace of mind but should anything happen, they will be reassured to know they won't be left with a hefty medical bill.
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Report: The Best Countries In The World To Bring Up Children

Posted on Friday September 22, 2017 (09:48:16)


A large number of families decide to move abroad based on various factors such as job opportunities, lifestyle, climate, political situation or personal reasons. A recent survey by InterNations included a Family Life Index subcategory, which focused on the quality of expat life. 45 countries were studied based on categories that were considered of most importance to expat families. These included quality of education, childcare and education costs, availability of childcare and education, and family well-being. There were 31 respondents for each country, who evaluated the categories of education, health, well-being and safety. Each country then received a ranking based on the overall quality of life they provided to families living abroad.   more ...

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Health

Expat Focus International Healthcare Update September 2017

Posted on Monday September 18, 2017 (08:08:07)


Employers overlooking repatriates’ wellbeing

Employers are being accused of overlooking the emotional and mental wellbeing of their expat staff who are returning from overseas assignments.   more ...

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Expat Focus International News Update September 2017

Posted on Friday September 15, 2017 (09:42:15)


US and UK least favourite expat destinations

In a survey of expats around the world asking them which is their favourite destination, the US and UK have both fallen significantly since the last survey.

Bahrain was voted into first place by the 12,500 expats questioned in 188 countries. In second place was Costa Rica, followed by Mexico, Taiwan and Portugal. The top 10 also features New Zealand, Malta, Columbia and Singapore and Spain.   more ...

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Expat Focus International News Update August 2017

Posted on Friday August 25, 2017 (09:17:05)


EU expats allowed to remain in UK

Plans have been outlined by the UK government that will enable EU expats to remain in the country after Brexit. Those who have lived in the UK for at least five years can apply for ‘settled status’.   more ...



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