Add a bit of magic to your family's holidays by attending any of the special screenings of classic seasonal favourites. This is the second year of Pop Up Screens 'Christmas...
American expats living abroad have an opportunity to invest in a wide range of investment vehicles. Specifically, the United Kingdom residents have an access to a variety of...
If you are applying for a job or a study programme in the UK, but have qualifications from outside the UK, how do you know that you satisfy the necessary requirements? UK...
Here is your cut-out-and-keep guide to some of the events being held on Pancake Day in 2013.
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British Citizenship and Good Character/Criminality

In December 2012, the UK Border Agency (UKBAUnited Kingdom Border Agency - government body overseeing visas and immigration) changed the rules relating to good character when applying for naturalisation. Previously, convictions spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act need not be disclosed. However, it is now the case that all convictions or character issues must be disclosed on the application form.

US Expat Taxes and FATCA: To Disclose or Not to Disclose

Back in 2009, the global financial tycoon, UBS, made a payment of $780M to the IRS and forever changed the security of Swiss banking by reporting American Citizens with offshore accounts.  Since then, additional international banks have come forward with information about American Citizens and Green Card Holders maintaining foreign accounts which had not been reported to the Department of

5 Halloween Getaways in the UK

Longing for Halloween like you had it in the US? Ever wondered where the best places are to experience Halloween across the UK?  

American Expats and Obamacare

What should American expatriates know about Obamacare?

 

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UK billions aren't always the same as US billions. When billions are used in the UK, they often mean what the Americans would call trillions. It's important to get clarification on which billion they're actually using in figures because they still use both!


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