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Property in Spain: The impact of the Coronavirus 2021

The Spanish property market encountered some difficulties in 2020 but the demand from British buyers surged during the new year. Foreign demand for 2021 also appears to be on the rise despite COVID-19 and post-Brexit concerns...
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Overseas property demand surges as UK lockdown eases

As the UK property market sees soaring house prices, demand for overseas property is also experiencing a significant surge in 2021. The trend is likely to expand as more Britons receive their coronavirus vaccinations and the UK government add further countries to the quarantine-free green travel list.
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Emigrating After Brexit Top Tips

Brexit has many Britons considering emigrating. Australia and New Zealand are among the most popular and in demand destinations for British people wanting to emigrate after Brexit. Halo Financial provides the inside track on moving Down Under from trusted, experienced visa and emigration experts.
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Entering Australia during COVID-19

Australian borders continue to be closed for the majority of international travellers, with only certain interstate travel currently permitted. With coronavirus remaining a threat, it’s thought that Australian borders will continue to be closed for the majority of 2021. However, it is still possible to apply for an Australian visa during COVID-19 restrictions…
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Where to buy property in Europe 2021

See our latest review of the best places to buy property in Europe. We look again at some European property hotspots and pick out some top tips for the best places to buy European property. The biggest property price increase within Europe this year was seen in...
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Best countries and cities for real estate investment in 2021

Take a look as we break down this years’ survey and outline the best countries and cities for real estate in investment in 2020-2021. In 2020, Los Angeles has been voted as the best city for real estate investment, moving swiftly up from 7th place in 2019.
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Buy a Property in Spain: Top 5 Best Places to Buy in 2021

As the new decade begins and Brexit is now in motion, more British expats are moving abroad and looking to buy a home in Spain for a better lifestyle. Find out the best locations to purchase property in Spain.
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How studying abroad will help you boost your career prospects

Whether you have plans to work, study, or live abroad, you have probably thought about the most efficient way to transfer your money abroad. With so many options available, we’ve outlined the benefits of using a forex broker over your bank.
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Forex brokers vs banks: Which is the best option?

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Whether you have plans to work, study, or live abroad, you have probably thought about the most efficient way to transfer your money abroad. With so many options available, we’ve outlined the benefits of using a forex broker over your bank.
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How to Become a Digital Nomad and Find a Remote Job

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The post-COVID work-from-anywhere culture is opening up huge opportunities for living abroad while working remotely, with some places even paying remote workers to move there. So, could being a digital nomad work for you? We look at how to find a job and make working remotely in another country or location work for you. 
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How to Choose the Best Expat Health Insurance Plan

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When you started thinking about your health and well-being while living abroad, you were probably considering private health insurance in general terms. But while health insurance certainly gives you access to private healthcare, the health plan you purchase defines the rules and limitations of that access. So, it’s important to pick the right plan!  
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Spike in oil prices boosts Shell’s profits and dividends

Shell boosts dividends and launches share buybacks after a spike in oil prices sends the company’s Q2 profits soaring. Stock markets are also enjoying “Super Thursday” but Bank of England (BoE) risks pose a threat to UK stocks. Pound Sterling’s rally also risks slowing down in the wake of next week’s BoE event...
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Facebook confirms release of Ray-Ban smart glasses

Facebook has cashed in on coronavirus lockdowns with its latest earning report showing that quarterly growth surged to USD 110M a day. Although the Californian tech titan has warned of a slowdown in revenue growth in the forthcoming quarters, Mark Zuckerberg’s ambitions to build a “Facebook metaverse” will create a new wave of growth opportunities...
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Lloyds Bank records GBP 2BN profit after COVID pandemic loss

Lloyds Bank announces the restoration of its dividend payments as it returns to profitability. Lloyds Bank swung into profit for the first half of 2021, boosted by a house buying frenzy and the improved outlook for the UK economy. After suffering a GBP 602M loss in 2020, Lloyds recorded a profit of GBP 2BN in 2021...
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UK reopens quarantine free travel for EU and US

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England plans to reopen its borders for fully vaccinated US and EU travellers from August 2nd. According to a government source, fully jabbed travellers arriving into the UK from the United States or the European Union will not be required to quarantine. Meanwhile, double-jabbed UK travellers will not have to isolate when returning from amber list countries except France...
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UK could turn its back on the COVID pandemic by October

According to a leading epidemiologist, Britain’s COVID-19 pandemic could end as early as September. Professor Neil Ferguson commended the UK’s world-leading vaccine rollout and insisted that Britain could turn its back on the pandemic, courtesy of the high number of double vaccinated adults….
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Is risk management essential for driving business growth

A new EY survey of board members has explored whether risk management has become essential to strengthening resilience against future disruption in the current uncertain environment. The board members believe that risk management will be critical in enabling business growth over the next five years...
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Investors flee to safety amid Chinese market sell-off

Investors were already rushing to the safety of the US dollar (USD) and other risk-off assets amid ongoing reports that global coronavirus cases had surged due to the rapidly spreading Delta variant. Financial markets have been spooked further by the Chinese stock market sell-off, which has ramped up demand for safe havens…