Tag Archives: British Expats

UK property investment with completion August 2022 – online presentation

Join us on Wednesday 27th April at 1pm UAE time, for a presentation about a property investment opportunity that will complete soon. Tenant enquiries are already being taken so this is a good option for anyone who wants to complete … Continue reading

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UK Spring Statement, March 2022 – a summary for expats

The Spring Statement is essentially a mini-Budget, allowing the Chancellor of the Exchequer to make announcements, some minor changes, and to provides updates on the economy.  It does not usually include major tax or spending changes. This is not an … Continue reading

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UK Budget & Spending Review October 2021 – a summary for expats

As has been the case for the past couple of years, many of the Budget measure have been leaked or drip-fed to the press so we were not expecting much in the way of surprises and there is nothing that … Continue reading

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How to invest in UK property without stress

In an uncertain world, it is understandable that we have seen an increase in interest in investing in property. It is human nature to want to put your money into something that you can see and touch. Property markets are … Continue reading

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Are your investment funds in the dog house?

It is estimated that in the UK alone more than £8 billion is languishing in under-performing investment funds. Add all the money in offshore funds and other jurisdictions and the number is worryingly large. These poorly performing funds, known as … Continue reading

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Higher education costs – the facts & how you can plan

The days of most expats having their children’s school fees paid for them are gone and even if you have an education allowance as part of your salary package it will stop on finishing secondary school. If they then want … Continue reading

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UK Budget March 2021 – the facts for expats

There is no question that this will not have been an easy Budget to put together. There are still uncertainties in respect of Covid19 and the UK economy has problems, for more than one reason. With so many people on … Continue reading

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The future of investing is… flexible

We all know that we need to invest our money to make it grow but the options for expats in the UAE have been a little limited, until now.  Following changes in legislation, I am now delighted to offer fully … Continue reading

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UAE Public Holidays for 2021

These are the official dates of public holidays for the UAE for the coming year, as well as notable dates, so you can make a note in your diary now and plan ahead. Actual days of holiday for both the … Continue reading

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Where there’s a will, there’s a way to protect your family (November 2020)

I have published articles on this topic before but in light of the changes to the personal status laws in the UAE in 2020, this has been updated to cover the new rules. If you have assets, and more importantly, … Continue reading

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