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  1. Articles: Europe
    Official figures have shown that there has been a drop off in the number of people moving to the UK to work from European Union nations due to Brexit, but wage growth may also be a factor. The latest forecast suggests that the UK will have the worst wage performance of any advanced economy in...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello! I'm going to apply by the end of July, I have read loads of information about the spouse visa and the financial requirements but I still have some doubts I hope someone can help me solve. This is the situation: My husband / sponsor has two jobs: Main job: salaried (?) - monthly pay...
  3. Articles: Asia
    Expats looking for a decent pay rise might want to avoid the UK and can find higher salaries in the Asia Pacific region although globally wages are set to rise by 1.5%, new research shows. According to company predictions from around the globe, nominal wages will rise 5% on average in 2017...
  4. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, I have been looking into spa job opportunities in the 5* hotels a lot of them seem to have great benefit packages which include accommodation/live out allowance, transport to and from work, laundry, bi annual flights, medical dental insurance etc however I can't seem to find an idea of what...
  5. Articles: Americas
    The average expat in the United States has an income 60 % higher than the average American, according to a new study, but they find paperwork hard at the start. It is estimated that every year around three million foreigners from around the world enter the United States on H-1B, L1, L2, J1, and...
  6. New Zealand Expat Forum for Expats Living in NZ
    Greetings. I am drawing up a budget and timeline to relocate my family from SA to NZ. Living expenses to retain our current living standard and savings level of 10% of income would amount to NZD67k. The main question is what my earning potential would be as a carpenter in Chch. Taking into...
  7. Articles: Europe
    Higher salaries are often regarded by British expats as one reason for choosing to live and work abroad and a new study suggests that they can earn more overseas. The latest Salary Trends survey by ECA International says that employees in the UK can expect to see their salaries increase by an...
  8. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi, I will be moving to Egypt next year (July/August) and am planning to freelance as a designer/developer over the internet using freelance sites. I have a general question about how much I realistically need to earn to live comfortably. I have read some posts that suggest about £3000EGP is a...
  9. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi there,planning on making a move to canada in September.I work as a carpenter and my partner does admin work but she would love to go to college to learn to work as a mid wife.Just wondering is it possible for her to do this in Canada as we are from Ireland and would it be expensive? Also...
  10. New Zealand Expat Forum for Expats Living in NZ
    Minimum wage rises - by 50 cents 08/02/2012 The minimum wage will increase to $13.50 an hour, the Government has announced. The current rate is $13. The training and new entrant minimum wage will increase from $10.40 to $10.80. Minister of Labour Kate Wilkinson said the increase was about...
  11. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hello. I am new to Expat Forum and thought it might be a suitable place to post a few messages to meet people, network and to get a little assistance! I will be starting a new business venture in Egypt early 2012. I've spent a lot of time in Egypt over the years doing business with various...
  12. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi , I have a job offer with a salary of 400,000 ZAR / yearly. I am not sure if thats a good salary or a bad salary. I have to take care of everything accommodation, food, transport and tax. If this is not the correct salary. Please help me quote the correct figures. Thanks,
  13. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Wages/salary rates are a hot topic right now, with the new Government having pledged to raise the adult minimum wage to 300 baht per day (at today's rates 6.23GBP, US$9.88) - at present it varies by province - some examples: Phuket, 221 baht, is the highest in the country Bangkok and nearby...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I thought this might be useful as a guide to what people earn in the UK. I see some crazy figures being banded about sometimes, telling you that £45000 can be considered poor (when it's £20k more than most people get), so here's the official figures on what people earn in the UK. Obviously...
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