Category Archives: News

News: RL360 to acquire Friends Provident International

Following some months of speculation it has been announced that IFGL, which owns RL360°,  will acquire FPIL (Friends Provident International Limited)  from the Aviva Group, subject to regulatory approval. Advertisements

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Need to know: New to Dubai? Important financial information

This is not a complete guide to setting up in Dubai but one that gives an overview of many of the financial, and some of the legal, issues of which new residents need to be aware. Your ability to live … Continue reading

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News: New UK mortgage options from just £30,000

For a long time now the minimum mortgage available for non-residents looking to buy property in the UK was £100,000 but we can now arrange mortgages from just £30,000.

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UK Budget March 2017 – the main points for expats

9th March 2017 saw the final UK Spring Budget as the announcements now move to the Autumn. As ever there were a number of measures that will affect expats, including a surprise regarding pensions. This article is a brief overview … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Christmas – the cost of recreating it in Dubai

It’s the time of year for seasonal cheer and goodwill to all men so for a little fun I’ve put together something a little different. It can be tough to decide what to buy for your significant other, particularly when … Continue reading

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UK Autumn Statement, November 2016 – the facts that expats need to know

Following changes of leadership in the Conservative Party earlier this year, the new UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, presented the UK Autumn Statement and Spending Review to parliament on 24th November. These reports are always lengthy and whilst … Continue reading

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New to Dubai? A very useful event just for you.

If you are new to Dubai then you’ll already know that life here is quite different to being in your home country so make a note in your diary to come along to a helpful presentation to get you up … Continue reading

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