South Africans and the National Insurance Number

South Africans who are relocating to the United Kingdom sometimes get strangled in the paperwork and red-tape involved with their relocation.

One of the topics on which the consultants at Breytenbachs Immigration Consultants often get questions is the National Insurance Number.

We have compiled a short article for South Africans relocating to the UK, on the issue of the National Insurance number.
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Australië Maak ‘n Linksomkeer – versnelde visums aan wit Suid-Afrikaanse boere terugtrek

Die Australiese Eerste Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, het hom aangesluit by Julie Bishopp, sy minister van Buitelandse Sake, en aangekondig dat die Australiese regering Peter Dutton se standpunt oor versnelde visums aan wit Suid-Afrikaanse boere terugtrek.
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Financial emigration: SARS and small expatriate fish

Emigrating from South Africa is not as simple as packing up your bags, jumping on a plane and setting up shop somewhere else. Unfortunately, there is still the issue of tax and no matter where you go, the taxman remains interested.

The South African Reserve Bank, SARS and even the globally agreed “common reporting standards” or “CRS” want to know your movements. Even Home Affairs have climbed on this bandwagon in respect of the White Paper released last year which recommends that all South Africans abroad must report themselves correctly, for good recordkeeping and for the authorities to know their whereabouts.
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Moving abroad: The top five cities South Africans should consider

As beautiful as South Africa can be, sometimes you’ve just got to fly the nest. So with the help of Nestpick, we’re looking at some of the most attractive options for those of us considering moving abroad.

Compared to previous generations, we have been lucky enough to travel around the world for many different reasons, either for pleasure and curiosity of exploring what we can find behind the doors of our comfort zone or simply for gap years or educational exchanges.
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Aussie minister sal voortgaan met sy plan om blanke boere van Suid-Afrika na Australië te bring

Die minister van binnelandse sake van Australië het bevestig dat hy sal voortgaan met sy plan om blanke boere van Suid-Afrika na Australië te bring.

Hy maak sy kritici af as “mal linkses” en volgens hom is hulle dood vir hom.
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Suid-Afrikaner vertel om in Australië te boer is taai

Boerdery in Australië is taai en jy moet op jou eie werk. Jy moet alles self doen. Plase is duur en dit maak dit amper onbereikbaar vir Suid-Afrikaners. Dit is die grootste struikelblok. As jy bereid is om vir ’n Aussie te boer, is jy hoog in aanvraag.

Só sê Theo van Niekerk, ’n gewese Suid-Afrikaner wat in Excelsior op skool was en aan die Universiteit van die Vrystaat gestudeer het. Hy werk al 18 jaar as landboukundige in Australië en spesialiseer in grondvrugbaarheid en plantvoeding.
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Move to Australia? Here’s their latest skilled occupation list

The Australian immigration minister has called for “special treatment” for white South African farmers. Would that special treatment happen if you weren’t on this list, though?

While the relationship between the South African and Australian governments are not exactly at an all-time high right now, there is always a fair share of South Africans looking to move across on a permanent basis. To do that, you would definitely want to take a look at the Australian skilled occupation list.
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#GoToOz? Australia giving special attention to fast-track humanitarian visas for white South African farmers

Australian Home Affairs minister Peter Dutton says white south african farmers deserves ‘special attention’ due to the ‘horrific circumstances’ they face in South Africa. He told the Daily Telegraph on Wednesday his department was examining a range of methods to fast-track their path to Australia on humanitarian or other visa programs.

South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, is pursuing legal changes to allow appropriation of farm lands without compensation for redistribution to black South Africans.
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What you need to know about Setting-up a business in Ireland

Ireland promotes business growth and entrepreneurship with three different schemes for setting up your own business within its borders. If it has always been your dream to set up your business, then Ireland might be the place for you. The country is experiencing big economical growth and Ireland’s tax system has very good rates for businesses.

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Moving to the UK? Don’t leave South Africa without tying up these loose-ends

For South Africans, the road to the UK can be a challenging one, but once you get there it’s worth it. To help you navigate through all the requirements and to ensure that your move goes off as smoothly as possible, we’ve compiled some essential advice and information based on what other Saffas have learned while making the big move…
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