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Brexit for SME

In Conversation: How could Brexit affect SMEs?

By HiFX Team  /     Jun 08, 2016  /     Europe  /     1 Comment

Welcome to In Conversation, foreign exchange insights and discussions from HiFX to support businesses that send or receive international payments.   Before the EU Referendum last year, the businesses community was divided on whether or not Brexit could be beneficial for British small and medium businesses. A report from SME Insider found that there was a […]

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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 effect will the US Election have on the Dollar?

By HiFX Team  /     May 05, 2016  /     United States of America  /     1 Comment

  Now that more details about both candidates are known, we’ve written an updated guide. Find out what a Trump or Clinton presidency could mean for the Dollar here.   The next US Presidential Election is taking place on 8th November, and stories around the potential contenders are dominating the news. Whether the Democrats stay […]

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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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Brexit and the fall of the Pound

By HiFX Team  /     Mar 23, 2016  /     Europe  /     1 Comment

On Thursday 23rd June 2016, a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union will be held. Popularly labelled Brexit (British exit) in the press, the vote will potentially have a huge effect on the UK economy if we decide to opt out and leave the EU. From how Brexit could affect the […]

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Wedding Season in Spain: the benefits of marrying abroad

By HiFX Team  /     Mar 16, 2016  /     Spain  /     0 Comment

Everyone wants their wedding to be the happiest day of their lives. But the process can be stressful, with high costs, unpredictable weather and complicated guest lists. So it’s no surprise that apparently one in four couples now choose to get married abroad. Spain is a popular choice, due to its generally favourable weather and […]

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Gaining Capital in the Spanish Capital

By HiFX Team  /     Mar 09, 2016  /     Spain  /     0 Comment

Emigrating to a new country to set up a new business can be a scary and overwhelming process, especially if you don’t know where to start. Spain has continued to become one of the most popular countries for British expats to start a new life in sunnier climates, so our team of experts have decided to […]

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