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Research reveals why London will continue to draw expats even after Brexit

January 4, 2017 United Kingdom

There may be concerns that London could be regarded as a less enticing location for expats when the UK has formally left the European Union but new research suggests otherwise. It is great global city where more than 100 languages are spoken and a population that is set to continue rising whatever happens with the […]

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Canada marks 70 years of citizenship

January 4, 2017 Canada

Special ceremonies have been held in Canada to mark the 70th anniversary of the country’s citizenship act and events will be held throughout 2017. Canada was the first Commonwealth country to create its own citizenship separate from Great Britain when the act was introduced on 03 January 1947 and now all residents can apply for […]

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Global survey shows Europe is best place for career expats

January 2, 2017 Switzerland

Europe is rated the best place in the world for expats looking to progress their career abroad and benefit from great working conditions, new research has found. Switzerland is ranked top for the second year in a row with average expat earning of US$188,275 but Germany, Sweden, Norway, Austria and the UK are in the […]

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Global impact visa pilot scheme to start early in 2017

December 30, 2016 New Zealand

The first global impact visas will be available for people wanting to start innovation based business ventures from early in 2017, it has been confirmed. Immigration New Zealand (INZ) will partner with the Edmund Hillary Fellowship to deliver the attraction, selection and integration programme for the new visa stream in what will be a four […]

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Inquiry reveals concerns about UK higher education due to Brexit uncertainty

December 29, 2016 United Kingdom

The decision by the UK to leave the European Union could have a major impact on the number of students being able to study from overseas and on staff recruitment, according to a new report. The Parliamentary Education Committee, which has received submissions from a diverse range of universities, businesses, academics and students, says that […]

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Changes to family visa programme in Canada start on 03 January

December 28, 2016 Canada

Family reunification is a key immigration commitment of the Government in Canada for 2017 with changes to how the programme works starting in the New Year. It used to be that there was a mad rush at the beginning of January for applications being submitted for the parent and grandparent visa programme, but 2017 will […]

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Brexit knocks London out of top 100 most expensive cities for expats

December 27, 2016 United Kingdom

A weaker Pound due to the decision by the UK to leave the European Union, known as Brexit, has affected the ranking of British cities, with London dropping out of the top 100. It means that they are cheaper for many people coming to live in the country with London falling 57 places to 103 […]

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Young people in the EU see the UK as less attractive since Brexit vote

December 26, 2016 Britain

Young people in some countries in Europe believe that the UK is less attractive since its decision to leave the European Union, but it in the rest of the world it is seen as having a growing reputation, a new poll has found. Initial results of the survey of nearly 40,000 people aged between 18 […]

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Survey shows expats who move to the UAE regard it as home and feel safe and secure

December 23, 2016 United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates is known as a multicultural nation with millions of expats from around the world and a new survey shows that the majority are proud to live there. Overall 86% who took part in a poll said that they believe the UAE is a home to be proud of while 38% specified […]

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More people than ever moving to New Zealand to work

December 22, 2016 New Zealand

It is the time of year when would be expats look to the year ahead and dream of realising a move to a new country, with New Zealand likely to be one of the most popular countries under consideration. The latest official data shows that once again the number of people arriving in New Zealand […]

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Expats, their families and friends urged to be vigilant after attack in Berlin

December 21, 2016 Germany

The British Foreign Office has warned expats and their families visiting them to take extra safety precautions after the attack on a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany. Christmas markets around leading cities in Europe are very popular at this time of the year and expats love the feel of traditional markets in cities where they […]

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Winchester named as the best place to live in the UK

December 20, 2016 United Kingdom

Expats want different things when they start a new life in their chosen country, but now new research could help them make up their minds where in the UK is the best place to relocate. Winchester, famous for its cathedral and history and less than an hour from London, has been named as the best […]

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EU expats in the UK are deeply anxious about their future, report reveals

December 19, 2016 European Union

European Union expats in the UK and British people living in other EU countries are deeply anxious about their future, according to a new report. Since the referendum result in June some have been subjected to verbal abuse but all are very concerned about what will happen to their rights to live and work, with […]

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