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Health

How To Look After Your Mental Health During Covid-19

Posted on Monday May 25, 2020 (17:05:47)


2020’s pandemic has swept into all of our lives, impacting homes and economies alike. While we are all focused on keeping physically healthy, a silent mental health crisis is developing.

Events like this have the function of a reset button. They put everything on pause, slow life down and force systems to rebuild from scratch. That’s true of companies, workplaces and civic life, but also of our own internal worlds.   more ...

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Expat Focus International News Update May 2020

Posted on Monday May 25, 2020 (16:52:32)


The news for expats around the globe is still dominated by one thing: Covid 19. The effects of the pandemic are multiple, but are having an impact on the lives of expats everywhere. We’ll take a look at some of these changes.   more ...

General

Expat Focus Brexit News Update May 2020

Posted on Monday May 25, 2020 (16:49:29)


As with April’s report, the news both in the UK and elsewhere has been dominated by the ongoing pandemic, but this does not mean that things have gone quiet on the Brexit front and we have seen significant movement on the Brexit process at the time of writing.   more ...

Health

Expat Focus International Healthcare Update May 2020

Posted on Monday May 25, 2020 (16:47:25)


Covid 19 continues to have a dubious pride of place in the international news when it comes to healthcare, but has anything else been happening on this front that expats should know about?   more ...

Financial

Expat Focus Financial Update May 2020

Posted on Monday May 25, 2020 (16:44:38)


US expats receive erroneous checks

May has seen reports of American expats who have renounced their citizenships getting CARES Act stimulus payments, in addition to foreign workers living overseas. Politico.com says that "thousands of foreign workers, many living overseas" have been receiving the stimulus checks - apparently sent in error "due to an unforeseen glitch" in the system used to choose who received the payments.   more ...

General

How To Keep In Touch With Loved Ones During Coronavirus

Posted on Monday May 25, 2020 (16:34:06)


The Covid 19 pandemic has had a major impact on the lives of a huge number of people, and one of the main questions with which everyone in lockdown has been faced has been the issue of keeping in touch with family and friends.   more ...

General

Expat Focus International News Update April 2020

Posted on Monday April 27, 2020 (11:13:04)


The international news of issues affecting expats has obviously been dominated by one thing in the last month, but the pandemic has had some knock on effects, mainly related to travel. We will look at some of the problems that Covid is causing below.   more ...

Health

Expat Focus International Healthcare Update April 2020

Posted on Monday April 27, 2020 (11:07:26)


There’s only really one topic of conversation about health matters at the moment and we all know what it is: Covid 19. We will take a look below at some of the concerns that might be affecting you this month.   more ...

Financial

Expat Focus Financial Update April 2020

Posted on Monday April 27, 2020 (11:02:23)


The biggest global news story in April has, of course, been Covid 19. The viral pandemic has impacted all aspects of expat financial life, from ease of business travel and meetings, to the problems of being furloughed or paying your staff, or suddenly finding yourself out of a job.   more ...

General

Expat Focus Brexit News Update April 2020

Posted on Monday April 27, 2020 (10:55:51)


Whilst Covid 19 is still taking a lot of the oxygen out of European and British news, issues relating to Brexit remain ongoing. At the moment, we are still part way through the transition period, having come out of the EU at the end of January, so where are British expats resident in the EU in relation to Brexit now?   more ...



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