Disgruntled Women Queue To Quit UAE Jobs

Disgruntled Women Queue To Quit UAE Jobs

The numbers of women working in the United Arab Emirates who say they intend leaving their jobs within the next two years is far higher than the global average, a survey has revealed. The findings show that 52% of female workers say they will look for a new employer compared to the 28% worldwide average. … Read more

The Salesman Who Promises Investors The Moon

The Salesman Who Promises Investors The Moon

As property investments go, it is out of this world and is probably the most unusual piece of real estate anyone can buy, since investors cannot visit it and need a telescope to see it. The property is on the Moon and since 1980, more than 5.7 million people have snapped up plots of the … Read more

US Investors Look Overseas For Higher Yields

US Investors Look Overseas For Higher Yields

US property investors are turning their backs against buying at home and are increasingly looking for higher returns overseas. One research firm is saying that US investors are particularly interested in investing in shopping malls, offices and apartments – so much so they spent £1.7 billion on overseas real estate in the first quarter of … Read more

Expats Pay More Savings Tax In Cyprus Than In UK

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British expats in Cyprus moved because of the sun, sea and…lower taxes; only to find they are sometimes paying more now than they would at home now bail-out austerity measures have begun to bite. Part of the deal with the Eurozone over bail out conditions was an increase in tax on interest earned from savings … Read more

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HMRC’s Fight Against Tax Dodgers Falls Flat

HMRC’s Fight Against Tax Dodgers Falls Flat

The British taxman’s attempt to tackle tax evaders with a rule of fear seems to have backfired. An official report reveals HM Revenue and Customs has failed to reach modest prosecution targets over the past two years and will fail to hit them if the current trend continues for future years. This is despite a … Read more

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