The five real reasons living in London is actually pretty great for Au...

Life in the UK doesn’t always mean a series of problems to be solved. Here’s how ladies should see the silver lining on London’s grey autumnal clouds.

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Important considerations when relocating to the UK with school-going c...

There are a number of considerations that parents with children who are school-going age need to consider when moving to the UK. This can vary from the time of year to move, as well as where to rent or buy property.

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Worse than an American tourist? Pretending to be one

When Paul arrived in London he discovered the American tourist. Then he wound up being one… sort of.

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The UK unmarried partner visa – all you need to know

Many people assume that there is a separate type of British visa application for the unmarried partner. However, this is not the case.

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Will I pay tax when coming to the UK?

The statutory resident test (SRT) is used to determine if someone is resident in the UK for tax purposes when coming to the UK.

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Getting indefinite leave to remain in the UK

For many expats who make the move to live and work in the UK, the ultimate goal is to obtain permanent residency and then a British passport. But it can be tricky and riddled with complex immigration laws.

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Richmond’s riches: a quintessential English village right on you...

Stepping past the Tube barriers at Richmond is like walking into that delightful English village of your imagination.

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Other people are having way, way less sex than you think they are

SPECIAL FEATURE: Our misperceptions reveal a lot about how we see the world. They are a brilliant clue to our deep-seated biases, as our guesses at what is “normal” are more automatic and unguarded.

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Australia is home, but there is so much more to London and the rest of...

Too often in London expats find themselves clinging to home, often materialised in yet another night getting wasted in the same bar with the same people. This is nice, sometimes. But how is it possible to grow?

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What’s really inside London’s dreaded housing estates?

I dirtied up my spotless trainers to ensure that they didn’t look appealing enough to steal, before daring to set foot into the tower block estate. I was in for quite a surprise…

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Overqualified and undervalued: enduring the legal job hunt in London

Aussie expats looking for law jobs in London can find themselves at the back of the pack in a crowded field.

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London is teeming with mice, you have been warned

Australia may have a cockroach problem and the spiders are huge, but at least you can deal with them with a can of bug spray. London’s mice are a different kind of fret altogether.

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Seven mistakes people commonly make when reclaiming their Polish citiz...

Polish citizenship equals access to the EU, making getting hold of a Polish passport even more attractive. But what are some of the pitfalls?

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Youth mobility scheme after Brexit won’t fill gaps left by end t...

SPECIAL FEATURE: Young Australians on Britain’s Youth Mobility Scheme are the ideal migrant for both the state and employers alike as they take on precarious but skilled jobs in the UK labour market, without the electoral costs of permanent migration.

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How your parents and grandparents can help you get a British passport

The new British citizenship solution is giving some people with British descent renewed hope of obtaining UK nationality through their parents and grandparents.

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