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United Kingdom - A diverse land, the United Kingdom combines the cultural treasures of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales with England's charm. Experience London, enjoy thatched cottages and village pubs, or explore wild Celtic landscapes.

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  Interview With Derek Knight, Expat Author

Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

Derek, you're an author, blogger and columnist for ExpatFocus. Tell us a bit about yourself: What was it that first prompted you to start writing?

Well, I always wanted to write, which probably came from being an avid reader when I was young. I loved the way a story could carry me away from where I was to somewhere entirely different, and I wanted to be able to do that too.   more ...

  Interview With Sarah-Jane Butler, Founder, Parental Choice

Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

Sarah-Jane, you're the Founder of Parental Choice, which provides specialist childcare services. Tell us a bit about the company, and what drove you to start it.

Parental Choice provides all-encompassing childcare and admin services for parents who wish to spend the little time they have with their children rather than sorting out their childcare. We offer childcare search services finding schools, child-minders, nannies, au-pairs, nurseries, maternity nurses and tutors for parents. This is supported by payroll and employment legal services.   more ...

  The Best Coffee Shops To Work From In London

Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

London is a lively, dynamic city home to booming business and the cutting edge of creativity. Bright young things are moving into every industry, shaking things up with new ideas and founding their own companies.

Brits are particularly keen to shake off the 9 to 5 straitjacket and work to their own rules. Freelancing is now at an all-time high and could soon overtake the number of people employed in the public sector.   more ...

  Ten UK Cities To Move To That Aren't London

Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

London is the centre of the universe. At least that’s the impression you could get from watching British TV shows, movies or news programs. Rather than being the capital of a diverse and vibrant country, London sometimes seems to be shown as the last surviving city after the rest of the UK got sucked into a black hole.

Indeed, for many Londoners the M25 marks the boundary between the safety of the Big Smoke and the wild, uncivilised countryside.   more ...

  Living In London This Christmas? Here Are Ten Things You Should Do

Articles - United Kingdom (UK)

Being away from family can be very difficult for expats at Christmas. More than most other celebrations, Christmas, for most people who celebrate it, is all about sharing with extended family and close friends. Spending Christmas away from all of them can make you pretty miserable if you let it. Nonetheless, if you enjoy Christmas and the Christmas season, London is among the best places in the world to be in at this time of the year.   more ...


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