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How To Find A Job In The UK

Your ability to find employment in the UK will depend to a certain degree on what happens after Brexit. However, the UK and EU governments seem keen to establish a reciprocal relationship that benefits all parties. For example, the UK government has recently announced that it does not intend to deport EU citizens who have not yet completed their full residency applications, even after Brexit has taken place. Work is still available in a wide rang ...    more ...
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How Will The UK’s New Rules Affect Expat Contractors?

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

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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Networking In London: A Guide For Self-Employed Expats

As any self-employed person will tell you, there are pros and cons to the lifestyle that so many people covet. Whilst many people perceive freelancing as a dream come true and will tell you how lucky you are to work for yourself, do what you love, set your own hours and so on, we all know that it’s not always a walk in the park. In fact, many self-employed people often end up working longer hours on average than those in regular, mainstream emp ...    more ...
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If You're An Expat Working In The UK, Here's How Brexit Can Affect You

I’m sure by now most of us are utterly fed up of hearing about Brexit, and probably all the more so for the lack of certainty that comes along with it. Whilst there has been a long period of confusion, negotiations are now being finalised and the picture is becoming clearer.    more ...
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What Might Brexit Mean For Expats Working In London?

In another , we looked at how the UK’s exit from the EU was likely to affect the country as a whole.

Numerous studies, including the government’s own, showed that rural and industrial parts of the UK were the areas most likely to suffer. The midlands and northern England could face a 20 percent slowdown in growth, whilst nearly 20 percent of all British industry is set to suffer from Brexit. ...    more ...
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Report: Number Of EU Citizens Looking For Work In The UK Declines In 2017

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The arguments for and against Brexit were complicated, emotive and confusing. Although the public vote stirred strong emotions from all sides, the debate didn’t extend much further than that.

Famously, the figures used by Vote Leave promised millions of reclaimed expenses to be committed to the NHS. These numbers were contested and shot full of holes, but for those who wanted to believe them, they were bulletproof.    more ...
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UK Remains Popular With Young Expat Entrepreneurs Despite Brexit Vote

In the wake of the Brexit vote, the second half of 2016 was a turbulent one for the UK. In October the pound plummeted, hitting a six year low against the Euro, and a three decade low against the dollar. It is yet to recover to pre-Brexit vote levels, and threats of a 'hard Brexit' have many economists and commentators predicting an unstable future for the UK economy.    more ...
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Why 90% Of London City Workers Want To Move Abroad

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Recruitment firm Astbury Marsden says that 90% of senior City staff say they are keen to move overseas, a rise from the 77% recorded the previous year.

The main reason for this growth in numbers is apparently down to the European Union's cap on bankers' bonuses which restricts banks from paying more than a year's salary to their employees as a bonus.

As result senior City workers can earn substantially more in other financial centres includ ...    more ...
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Interview With Andrew Wigford, Managing Director, TIC Recruitment

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Andrew, you're Managing Director at TIC Recruitment. Tell us a bit about your background and what brought you to this role.

I was a teacher in the UK for several years before moving overseas to work at Mohne School in Germany, which was part of the Service Children’s Education Authority. I was then offered a job at an international school in Colombia. At that time there were not many international schools and none of my friends really kn ...    more ...

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