Tag: Melanie Gulliver

Blue Card: your way to Europe

April 1, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Blue Card: your way to Europe

This post is for non EU citizens wishing to work in the EU. The Blue Card gives entry into the EU for highly qualified workers who are not EU residents, by offering a 2 year work permit. You need a job offer of at least 1 year’s duration from an EU based company to apply. For [...]

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Working in Another Country; Getting Permission to Work

March 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Working in Another Country; Getting Permission to Work

This post is for EU citizens planning to move to another EU state.     Perhaps you have decided that you want to move to another country for whatever reason – but you need to work – so the first thing you need to do is to check what rights you have to work in [...]

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Thinking of Opening a Business Abroad? Here are some things to think about before you do.

March 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
Thinking of Opening a Business Abroad? Here are some things to think about before you do.

This post is for anyone who may be thinking about opening up a branch of a business abroad, or about starting a new business abroad. It covers the main points you should consider before you go from both legal and practical viewpoints.  Firstly start with your local chamber of commerce. This should be number 1 whether you [...]

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Why Fixed Exchange Rates have their uses

March 4, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Why  Fixed Exchange Rates have their uses

You should consider fixing an exchange rate any time you know you are going to be making a large purchase in a foreign currency, e.g. buying a house or a boat. You can fix the rate up to a year in advance. The aim of doing this is to give you peace of mind, as [...]

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What Health Issues Do I Need To Consider If I Move To Another European Country?

February 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
What Health Issues Do I Need To Consider If I Move To Another European Country?

Many people when deciding to move to another European country forget to consider health options. They often assume they will be automatically provided with free cover by the host country, for any medical problems arising. This is not always the case. Your social security cover will depend on your economic status, and may vary depending [...]

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How do I go about sending money abroad for the first time?

January 13, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
How do I go about sending money abroad for the first time?

For anyone new to sending money abroad this is how you do it. It is a very simple process. There are several providers you can use to send money abroad; banks, Western Union, currency brokers. The amount you wish to send, how quickly you wish to send it, and the destination will determine which of [...]

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