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Expat Focus Brexit News Update June 2020

Posted on Monday June 29, 2020 (12:09:08)

As the summer progresses and Covid finally starts to recede (or so we may cautiously hope), Brexit is once more coming to the forefront of some people’s minds. The pandemic has slowed negotiations – some commentators say that this has been more like ‘stalled negotiations’ - and there is a growing view that new political intervention will be needed to get the process going again. Something will have to restart negotiations as the timeline remains the same, in spite of the pandemic.   more ...


Expat Focus International News Update June 2020

Posted on Monday June 29, 2020 (11:56:32)

It will be with a sense of déjà vu that you read that the main news item for expats continues to be Covid-19 and the pandemic’s various ramifications, mainly to do with travel. Our main suggestion is to do what most of you are doing already: keeping an eye on government regulations and recommendations, and making arrangements accordingly.   more ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Stray Animals Abroad: How To Help

Posted on Monday April 06, 2020 (15:16:14)

Many expats have had the distressing experience of being in a foreign place and seeing an animal either being abused, begging for food or in urgent need of medical attention. And many will have felt a sense of helplessness, a sense that they are unable to do anything about it. But is this really the case? Read on to learn about some of your options, when it comes to improving animal welfare abroad.   more ...


Case Study: A Successful Move Abroad

Posted on Monday April 06, 2020 (15:08:43)

Moving abroad can be a daunting, but also an exciting, prospect. If you are entertaining the idea, you will probably feel that there is suddenly a great deal to think about – every aspect of your life, in fact. This may be a little overwhelming, but if you break down your tasks into smaller lists, you will find it easier to work through them. Then, before you know it, you will have taken the plunge and relocated. You will have moved abroad!   more ...


Expat Focus International News Update March 2020

Posted on Monday March 23, 2020 (16:31:37)

British visitors to Spain advised to ‘get out while you still can’

Spain has been badly affected by the Covid-19 outbreak and Britons who have been visiting the country have been advised by the FCO to return home while they are still able to do so. Hotels will be closing along with short-stay accommodation such as campsites and caravan parks.   more ...

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