Monthly Archives: August 2011

>Working Abroad – 10 mistakes made by expats

> Ten Worst Mistakes Made by Expats: Gavin Pluck, European director at Guardian Wealth Management, warns of the 10 worst mistakes people from the United Kingdom make when moving abroad: People often underestimate the cost of living in a new … Continue reading

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>Cultural Issues – Mergers and Acquisitions

> Companies in Mercer Study “Very Concerned” about Top Talent Departure Only a small number of companies analyze cultural issues as part of their integration plans for mergers and acquisitions, according to feedback from global human resource leaders attending Mercer’s … Continue reading

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>Working Abroad – UK Income Tax

> UK Creates Tighter Rules for Expats’ Income Tax Under a proposed rule, British non-residents who work more than 20 days a year in the United Kingdom will be subject to taxes on their worldwide income, according to a report … Continue reading

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>Working Abroad as Expats

> Singapore now more expensive than Hong Kong: According to human resource firm ECA International, it said the Singapore dollar, which has surged by more than 10 percent against the US Dollar, pushed the city-state to third place above Hong … Continue reading

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