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Britain has slipped into deflation for the first time in more than 50 years, according to the Office of National Statistics. The official measure of inflation, the consumer price index (CPI) registered a rate of -0.1% for April after sitting at 0% for February and March. The ONS disclosed the...
Expats need expert financial advice but find the search daunting with so many sharks and scoundrels out to run off with their cash. If you need professional help, the right advisers are out there – the problem is finding them. What sort of financial advice do you need? To help expats link...
British travellers are warned to stay away from the North Sinai in Egypt due to alerts that terrorists are planning more attacks. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) urges all British expats, business travellers and tourists to keep away from the area. Only the tourist resorts of Sharm el Shiekh are...
Russia is putting pressure on the United States to sign a Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) treaty – but is finding the going tough due to the crisis in The Ukraine. The Russian government had indicated earlier this year that the treaty would be signed, but that was before...
Body language experts are teaching financial advisers how to use applied psychology in marketing and sales. Firms claim the behavioural science tips and tricks are to help advisers understand their customers so they can make better recommendations. However, others fear unscrupulous sales people could use the methods to manipulate more vulnerable...
A terror group is stepping up the number of drive-by shootings and bombings in some of Egypt’s major tourist centres. Although expats and tourists are not the targets of the campaign, some have been injured in the fall-out from indiscriminate attacks against security forces and government buildings. The latest blast was...
Britain has enough of meaningful or crucial votes over Brexit as the sorry saga’s plot  twists and turns yet again. Now, Prime Minister Theresa May is exchanging letters with European Union senior civil servant Donald Tusk. She is asking for a Brexit extension until the end of June with a no-deal...
The rise in the cost of living in the UK was 1.5% in the year to August – a slight fall from 1.6% reported in July. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) says a drop in the prices of fuel, food and non-alcoholic drinks was pulling down the consumer price...
Housing markets across Europe are growing despite the stagnant economic growth posted by most countries – especially in the Eurozone. The latest official house price figures issued by Eurostat, the statistics arm of the European Commission, show that only three out of 29 countries have housing markets with falling prices. Average...
October 2016 is free wills month when charities urge the over 55s to make or update their simple wills without any charge. The campaign matches people with local solicitors who will advise them free of charge. Only one of a couple has to be aged over 55 to take up the...
Expats working in the USA earn an average 60% more than American workers, according to new research. Around 3 million expats move to the States on working visas each year, says a study by expat vehicle provider International Autosource. Despite earning high wages, sorting out their financial affairs is one of...
Governments and public opinion can be worlds apart in the way the view the same topics. Donald Trump's USA and ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia are good examples. Sometimes it seems the rest of the world has united against The States as Trump tries to stop what he considers undesirables from entering the...
Property industry experts have just ranked the world’s top cities to live, work and invest in. London and New York vie for the top place based on a range of metrics, including international prominence, economy and investment potential. The top cities for residential investment returns are Tokyo, New York and Paris,...
Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, placed a USD 76 billion order with Boeing for 150 of the new 777X aircraft – marking the largest craft launch in jetliner history. The Dubai-based carrier is the largest operator of the 777s, with over 120 currently in service. Taking place at the Dubai...
India may be the deciding factor in whether the World Trade Organization (WTO) retains its credibility and completes a trillion-dollar trade deal which has been disrupted this week, diplomats have stated. Talks centred on pushing a trade reform that may add over USD 900 billion to the world economy and...