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Expat Health Care Boost After Brexit

British expats, students and travellers to Europe will have their health care safeguarded with a special agreement after Brexit. Health Minister Jackie Doyle-Price introduced a...

Brexit Fears Trigger Rush For Irish Passports

Brexit has triggered a huge rush for Irish passports before the deadline for leaving Europe passes. The government in the Republic of Ireland reports that...

Chile And Colmbia Pensioners Better Off Than Those In UK

If you want to benchmark your British state pension against those offered by other countries, then you are in for a surprise. Britain scores a...

UK State Pension Earnings Bonus For Expats

Expats with full state pensions linked to the cost of living will pick up a £220 a year rise from April 2019. Despite a fall...

Still No Assurances For British Expats In EU

European Union Brexit negotiators are still refusing to give British expats reassurance about their status after the UK leaves the bloc. Although British Prime Minister...

Cyprus Confirms Post-Brexit Rights For Expats

Cyprus is the first European Nation to confirm the rights of British expats after Brexit. The Mediterranean sunshine island wants to ensure the welcome mat...

Loneliness Blights Life For Millions Of Over 50s

Money can’t buy love and millions of over 50s are lonely despite their wealth, argues a new study. Loneliness is described as a disconnect between...

Bank Puts Off Another UK Interest Rate Rise

The Bank of England has put interest rates on hold after moving them up last month to the highest level since the financial crisis. After...

Expat Money At Risk From No-Deal Brexit

The British government is at last making clear how a Brexit no-deal will impact the finances of expats living in the European Union. The Doomsday...

Pensions Simplified

With the burgeoning pension crisis in the United Kingdom, it is vital that we get to better understand the world of pensions. The reality is...

UK Trade With EU Shrinks For Ninth Year Running

The rising level of UK exports to non-European Union countries could be one of the triggers behind Brexit. The latest official figures from the Office...

Big Economies Need To Rebalance Not Trigger Trade Wars

Big economies could do more to help the world if they saved or spent more rather than arguing about trade tariffs, cautions the International...

Secrecy Stripped From Offshore Property Companies

Expats owning property in the UK will have to make their names public on a public register from next year. The new law is aimed...

Trump And Juncker Are Heroes For Zero Trade Deal

Much maligned US President Donald Trump and European Union negotiator Jean-Claude Juncker went from zero to hero when they pulled off a deal to...

New Crack Down On Offshore Tax Dodgers Ready For Action

Governments around the world are about to switch on a huge data exchange network aimed at catching offshore tax dodgers. The latest announcement about the...

Retirement Is Just As Taxing For Many As Working

Pensioners expecting to enjoy a low-tax lifestyle are shocked to find that they are paying £24 billion a year in income tax. Most pensioners consider...

Overseas buyers urged to use independent lawyer

People planning to buy a property abroad are being urged to use an independent lawyer – and a different one from the seller. In the...

No Tax Like Inheritance Tax

There is no tax like Inheritance Tax. It arouses animosity in many people, especially when it has ensnared many families in its ever expanding...

The End Of The Brexit Road At Last

This could be the end of the Brexit road for Britain as Tory Ministers sit down to discuss yet again what sort of relationship...

Brexit Two Years On Is A Bit of A Mess

Two years on from the referendum voting to take Britain out of the European Union and Brexit is a bit of a mess. Leavers and...