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Dental And Ophthalmic Care In The UK: How To Find The Right Options For You

Monday January 27, 2020 (12:12:29)

Dental care in the United Kingdom (UK) is categorised in two ways: NHS and private. Most dentists provide both, so it is usually a case of finding out which treatments are available on the NHS and which require private care.   more ...

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Maternity Care In The UK: What The Options Are And How To Decide On A Birth Plan

Monday January 27, 2020 (12:01:32)

Most women in the UK choose to be supported by the National Health Service (NHS) throughout their pregnancy and birth. The care offered by the NHS is not only free but also of a high quality. The NHS cover antenatal care, labour and birth, and postnatal support.   more ...

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How Does The Quality Of Healthcare In The UK Compare With The US?

Monday January 27, 2020 (11:54:14)

The United Kingdom (UK) and United States (US) healthcare services are ideal representatives of two extremes; the former relies on public funding whilst the latter has the largest private sector funding system in the world.   more ...

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How Will The UK’s New Rules Affect Expat Contractors?

Monday November 11, 2019 (18:23:40)

Officially known as the Intermediaries Legislation, the Off-Payroll workers' rules or IR35 takes its name from the original 1999 press release published by the then Inland Revenue (now HMRC) announcing its creation.   more ...

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Complementary Therapies In The UK And How To Access Them

Monday November 11, 2019 (11:04:00)

In the stressful context of 2019, many of us are spending more of our time and resources focusing on our well-being. Spending a little time on self-care is a vital part of surviving the day to day stresses of adulthood. Whether it’s a payday treat to ourselves; a reward for a job well done; or a chance to escape the noise and chaos of a busy home, complementary therapies can add some much-needed respite to our schedule.   more ...

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New To London: How To Find A Co-Working Space

Monday August 12, 2019 (12:31:24)

If you’ve just moved to London and have a remote job, or you’re a freelancer who needs a working space that isn’t your kitchen table, worry not; the British capital is full of excellent co-working spaces nowadays!   more ...

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Settling Into London: Insider Tips From The Capital City

Monday June 17, 2019 (17:23:28)

London is a fantastic city to live in, albeit a rather pricey one! Living cost aside, there’s always so much to do in the big smoke, which is wonderful but can also be, well, a little overwhelming. Moving anywhere new can be taxing, both mentally and physically, let alone moving to a bustling hub such as London.   more ...

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How Do The UK's New Immigration Rules Affect Expats?

Monday May 27, 2019 (08:31:30)

With the uncertainty and upheaval that Brexit continues to bring, it is unsurprising that expats in the UK are concerned about their status and any new rules being implemented to immigration. What changes are occurring to the current visa system in the UK, and how will this effect expats already residing there, or those looking to relocate to the UK for the first time?   more ...

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How To Live Comfortably In London On A Budget

Monday May 20, 2019 (09:44:02)

The answer to “How can I live comfortably in the capital on a budget?” might, at first glance, be “Buy a tent!” This is not as far-fetched as it seems, given the numbers of people living alongside the footpaths of Regent’s Canal and elsewhere in the heart of London. We’re going to be looking at a few possibilities when it comes to saving money and living as cheaply as you can in the city. ‘Budget’ and ‘comfort’ are both relative terms, so let’s assume that you’re just starting out in the capital and are new to town.   more ...

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What Effect Might Brexit Have On American Expats In The UK?

Monday April 29, 2019 (10:46:09)

Wherever you come from, this is an unsettling time to be living in the UK. EU nationals resident in Britain are already reporting difficulties with applying for residency. But what if you’re living here and you come from outside the EU?   more ...



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