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Comparing the costs of moving abroad: EU vs. the Commonwealth

By HiFX  /     Jan 10, 2017  /     Money Matters  /     0 Comment

On the day after the EU Referendum results, there was a spike in Google searches for the term “how to emigrate”. These were accompanied by a number of searches from people thinking about moving to specific countries; France, Ireland, Australia and Canada were some of the most popular choices. Recent figures have revealed there was […]

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What does Brexit actually mean for expats?

By HiFX  /     Jul 28, 2016  /     Europe  /     2 Comments

More than a month after Britain voted to leave the EU, it is still unclear what the status is of the estimated 1.2 million British expats living in the EU and 3.3 million EU expats in Britain. There are questions over residency rights, work permits, taxes, healthcare, pensions and more. We took a look at […]

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The cost of living across Spain

By HiFX Team  /     Jun 02, 2016  /     Spain  /     0 Comment

Spain has long been an extremely popular choice of country for Britons to set up a new life abroad, boasting a fantastic climate and great quality of life, while only being an hour’s flight away from the UK. Spain is also known for offering a low cost of living, which is another reason why it […]

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What is your working time worth in Spain?

By HiFX Team  /     May 12, 2016  /     Spain  /     0 Comment

A career in Spain, with its Mediterranean lifestyle, is becoming increasingly popular for Britons who want to live and work overseas. According to Prospects.ac.uk, almost 300,000 British citizens are currently living in Spain. Due to the popularity of Brits moving to Spain, our team of experts have taken a look at how the job market compares in contrast […]

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What a Brexit could mean for expats

By HiFX Team  /     Apr 14, 2016  /     Europe  /     22 Comments

Brexit has dominated conversations in the UK over the last year, with varying opinions on both the positive and negative consequences. But for the millions of Brits who live permanently elsewhere in Europe or own a holiday home, the prospect is a potential cause for concern with little information currently available. While there have been reassurances […]

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Have Expats Got It Wrong?

By HiFX Team  /     Feb 04, 2016  /     Global  /     0 Comment

It is no secret that people from Britain are often inclined to leave their old lives behind and emigrate abroad to start afresh. Whether it is for the promise of better weather, a new career path or just generally a better quality of life, around 7-8% of the UK population have decided that other places around […]

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4 everyday UK jobs that are surprisingly valuable in Australia

By HiFX Team  /     Jan 11, 2016  /     UK to AU  /     0 Comment

Everyone knows that, as we cross borders, currencies change value. What we might not take into consideration, however, is that jobs can change value too. When planning a permanent move to another country, this can become a huge deciding factor in where to live. Those planning on making the bold move to Australia might expect […]

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