Are you flying to the UK? Check out these tips on customs and more

The consultants often receive desperate pleas for help from South Africans who are refused entry to the United Kingdom at the Port of Entry. Help at this stage, is, unfortunately, often too late. Our consultants have compiled some tips for persons travelling to the UK from South Africa. Pre-departure tips for flying to the UK […]
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Saffa event: Braai and lewaai, UK: Birmingham

EVENT DETAILS & LOCATION Event Date 03-Sep-2017 17:00 Location The Spotted Dick 104 Warwick St, Birmingham B12 0NH, UK Come join another lekker get-together: meet new people, kuier, braai and kak praat. Meet from 5pm onwards – we’ll light the fire shortly after 5:30 pm. Bring your own meat, utensils and plates. There is a […]
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REVEALED: The five things people miss most when living abroad

WE can all be forgiven moments of retrospection, maybe even doubt, after we have made the decision to shift our lives overseas. Whether you are missing family, missing friends, or yearning for some Heinz Baked Beans, there are bound to be things you miss about life back home. But what are the things most commonly […]
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Expat tax could be ‘final straw’ for South Africans

For some, the additional tax burden may be so significant that they won’t have any choice but to emigrate. There is a significant risk that multinationals and young, mobile South African tax residents could move to tax-friendly jurisdictions should the foreign employment income exemption be repealed as proposed, experts have warned. “We will raise in […]
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5 reasons why America is a great place to call home

Despite some media bashing, America is still considered one of the best places to emigrate to. Here’s why. 1. The standard of living is pretty high – even if you’re not a big earner People are looked after in the States. Food and clean water are available to everyone, which is more than can be […]
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Bring and Braai – Bournemouth for all expats in UK

DATE: Saturday 13 May 2017 TIME: 16:00 VENUE: Boscombe Pier to the right, down the slip. TICKETS: free Bring your own meat, drinks, charcoal etc. We have one large drum for the braai however depending on how many come, it may be easier if another one is brought down. So let us know numbers… we […]
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Due To The South African Reserve Bank Newest Legislation Protocol SA Expats Cannot Use Their SA Bank Cards In The UK

South Africans in the UK are very surprised to learn that they are not allowed to use their South African Debit and Credit cards while living abroad. Unfortunately, for South African expats, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) have control over the free movement of South African wealth using Exchange Control. South Africans are allowed […]
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