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  A Guide To Income Tax For Expats Moving To The UK
  What Do Expats In The UK Think About Brexit?
  Five London Expat Meetup Groups To Attend
  Ten Signs You're Becoming A Londoner
  Interview With Rebecca Blandford, My London By Runawaykiwi
  Opportunity to win a £20 Amazon voucher
  Expatriate opinion needed
  The UK - Recommended Social Media Accounts
  Oxford Is Now The Best University In The World
  A Guide To Private Banking Services For Expats In The UK

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  A Guide To Income Tax For Expats Moving To The UK

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While the UK is among the world's most popular destinations for expat talent to develop their careers, the income tax situation is complicated.

There's no doubt that cross-border taxation can be a complex area in finance and law but it's something expats will need to deal with.

For those expats moving to the UK, there are various tax compliance obligations they must meet, as well as social security and tax filing rules.   more ...

  What Do Expats In The UK Think About Brexit?

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Since the Brexit vote in 2016, there has been much concern and discussion around what will happen to expats when the UK leaves the EU.

A main area of concern at the moment is around expats who are worried about the effect Brexit will have on them. How is the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union going to affect the Europeans who live in the UK, or British people living abroad? There is a sense of security for the moment; until Article 50 comes into power, all expats have the right to remain as they are and carry on. However, it’s not a long-term resolution, which is leaving many expats on edge about their future.   more ...

  Five London Expat Meetup Groups To Attend

Articles - United Kingdom

Moving to London as an expat is an exciting decision. The big smoke is where many new experiences are to be had and lots of new culture is yet to be discovered. Settling down in London as an expat is easier than many think. There are various ways to make new friends and find someone to go exploring with.   more ...

  Ten Signs You're Becoming A Londoner

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It’s been a busy few weeks for London. The Big Smoke has been hit by a terrorist attack and suffered a devastating fire, yet still it has dusted itself down and carried on.

At times like these a lot gets said about the ‘Blitz Spirit’: the determination, resolution and downright stubbornness that saw the city survive the bombs and fires of Nazi aggression. This mindset ensured Londoners kept calm and carried on, shaking the debris of the night’s violence from their hair every morning and living their lives as best they could.   more ...

  Interview With Rebecca Blandford, App Creator, My London By Runawaykiwi

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Rebecca, tell us a bit about yourself. Where are you from, and what first prompted you to move abroad?

I’m a kiwi from Auckland and I basically moved over to London because my mum told me to…yeah. I was a tax accountant back home (terrible life choice) and in the midst of hating my job my Mum suggested I move to London to figure out what I really wanted. I only thought I was going to be here for three months, five years later I’m still going strong! I love cafes, galleries, travel and stalking cats that I find on the street…   more ...


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