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Film director and foodie Michael Winner really seems one of life’s losers now that that his finances have unravelled after his death. Flamboyant Winner wined and dined at the most exclusive restaurants and spent an annual £90,000 holiday in the Caribbean. To most, he seemed to have all the trappings of...
Bosses around the world are struggling to find workers with the key skills they need to help their business grow, according to a new report. The report by accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) reveals that 65% of CEOs in Britain want the government to come up with initiatives to develop a...
Health insurance policies are a fat lot of good to people in the UAE who may be obese since insurers have begun clamping down on claims if they think the claimant contributed to their own poor health. This growing issue is also affecting expats living and working in the United...
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...
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...
One in five Canadians are expats – which is the largest proportion of the nation’s population for more than a century, according to a new census report. Most of them are younger than the average Canadian-born citizen, live in the larger cities and come from Asia, though growing numbers of...
Money markets are reacting to hints from the Fed and Bank of England that record low interest rates may start climbing earlier than expected. Financial data has suggested rates were unlikely to change before the end of 2015, but the central banks may have other plans in mind. The fuse was...
Entrepreneurs turning to business angels will find the devil is in the detail of their pitch if they want seasoned investors to offer them some cash. Just like race goers, business investors back people not horses – which means if they like the management and think they can work with...
Globe-trotting expats can expect the way they travel to change as technology and data merge to provide new ways for transport to connect. Research suggests that travel, transport and IT organisations will join forces to offer a seamless, single ticket travel experience across road, rail and air with real-time information...
Spanish hospitals are refusing to accept the European health insurance card (EHIC) carried by British expats and holidaymakers, forcing the European Commission to step in and investigate. British insurance firms have lodged complaints since increasing numbers of Brits have been told by hospitals that they must pay for their treatment...
Official wealth statistics paint a miserable picture of falling incomes and living standards in Britain while those in many popular expat destinations are doing much better. The report from the UK Office of National Statistics reveals that Britain dropped from fifth place in 2005 in a league table of household...
The popular belief that money doesn’t make you happy is not true, says new research which revealed that the richer the person, the happier they are. The findings were published by Brookings Institution, a US-based independent research organisation, and set straight popular misconceptions surrounding wealth and satisfaction. For many years people...
The economies of the Asia Pacific are booming so quickly that within 15 years more than two thirds of the world’s middle class will live in the region, according to new research. In contrast, Europe’s proportion of the global middle class population will drop by 14%. The figures are revealed in...
Expats have voted for their favourite destinations in a new global survey – and the US is the firm favourite while China languishes near the bottom. America topped two surveys out in the same week with the first, by pollsters Gallup, asking people around the world where they would love...