Popping your London dating cherry

MAN ABOUT LONDON: Changing your dating attitude and habits can be important after a change of scenery.

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Being poor in London is one of life’s richest experiences

Career isn’t everything and stuff isn’t all that important when you are travelling and having the time of your life

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Six weeks in London house hunting hell

Honeymooning Nomad | At one point we were submitting an offer to rent a property with another London couple who we hadn’t met yet. It was like committing to an arranged marriage without having been on a first date.

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London crowned world’s most expensive city

London has overtaken Hong Kong as the world’s most expensive city and is twice as expensive as Sydney, due mostly to rising rent and employee costs.

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I’m Aussie, but today I’m asked to vote on Scotland’s independence

To my Scottish neighbours and cousins who do have a vote today, all I say is this: vote (or don’t) with whatever combination of heart, gut and head feels right. Oh, and if you do wake up to find yourselves out of the UK, would it be OK if I stayed?

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New UK visa for Australian migrants in the works

A new visa deal which aims to revise the UK government’s immigration policies for Australians is currently in the works. Under the new law, more Australians could be allowed to live and work in the UK as early as from 2015.

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There’s no place like home, but where is home now?

THE EXPAT MIND | Do Aussies who venture over to the UK to live, do so because they don’t feel entirely at home in Australia and they are looking for something or somewhere different – a place where they feel that they might fit in better or belong?

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Australian job seekers may benefit from new UK visa deal

‘Unintended’ British visa regulations that have had a limiting effect on Australians looking for employment in Britain might soon be altered.

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Aussies have fatter piggy banks than their UK mates

New savings report has Australia ranked number 1 in the world while the UK sits at 11th and is on a downward slope.

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Don’t let your tax return get in the way of your business

According to Scott Brown, Managing Director of 1st Contact Accounting, it’s not uncommon for contractor and limited company clients to experience stress and frustration, waste vital working hours and risk severe penalties simply because they do not have a streamlined system to manage their business. 

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Your one-stop forex jargon buster

Herman Howell has put together a short glossary of terms to dissect the jargon that surrounds international money transfers.

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