17th May 2019
The UK buy-to-let sector attracted 36% less new mortgages in 2017 than it did in 2015. Potential landlords have been put off the BTL sector in the UK because government tax raids have hit it.
7th May 2019
In Dubai, rents are set to continue their downward trend, while UK rents are set to continue their upward trend. In both Dubai and the UK, the supply of property is the key issue.
30th January 2019
Theresa May is expected to continue talks with EU leaders in the coming days, after MPs backed a new proposal for her to renegotiate her Brexit deal.
25th December 2018
Can a Christmas Number One in the music charts really make you a millionaire? Our holiday survey shows that yes, you can become a millionaire.
27th November 2018
With millions of Brits and expats expected to fall into debt this Christmas, now is a good time to take stock of your finances.
30th October 2018
In this week's Autumn Budget for the UK, Chancellor Philip Hammond has put aside £500m to cover the cost of a "no deal" Brexit - and this isn't great news for expats.
27th September 2018
A change affecting the renewal of UK passports was introduced on September 10th, but not formally announced by the Home Office. Here is what you need to be aware of regarding the changes.
19th May 2018
What's the most expensive wedding ever? Let's take a look how the rich, royal and famous have lavished money on their “big day.”
12th May 2018
Buy To Let (BTL) could be big in the UK in 2018. It’s no secret that Brits have always been fond of investing in bricks and mortar. Is BTL the future?
27th March 2018
Top businesses such as HSBC, Easyjet and Virgin Money have revealed that there is a gender pay gap in their payrolls. At HSBC men are paid 2.5 times more per hour than women.
24th January 2018
The New Year is a good time to review ALL your personal finances as you prepare for the year ahead: physically, mentally, and financially.
3rd December 2017
The bustle of the festive season means that many of us have already forgotten the UK Winter Budget. Here is a recap of the changes that you can expect if you’re flying home for Christmas.
9th November 2017
The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee last week announced it would raise its base interest rate – the first hike in more than a decade.
6th November 2017
A lot of kind-hearted folk in the UK give to some charity or another. In fact, as Brits we’re getting more charitable.
9th August 2017
Adopting a child in the UK requires an extensive process designed with child welfare as an absolute priority. Thankfully. But what's the bill to parents? We outline the process and costs.
23rd July 2017
The UK Treasury stated that British consumers would finally see the back of rip-off card charges. The government has set a deadline of January 2018 for vendors to stop skimming on transactions.
3rd July 2017
It is not uncommon for expatriate-heavy hubs such as Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and Hong Kong to be the backdrop for match-making of people from very different countries.