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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South Africans abroad: How to register and vote in the 2019 elections

Did you know that South Africans can vote abroad in the 2019 elections? Lekker right? There are hundreds of thousands of us South Africans living abroad and our country needs every vote to ensure that our Democracy is maintained.

South Africa has a proportional representation system. That basically means that the more votes a party gets, the more seats they will get in Parliament. The more diverse the representation in Parliament, the healthier our Democracy will be.
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Can we assume that the ANC-regime is lying regarding asylum for white South-African Farmers in Australia?

A heavy debate was instigated on social media when reports where made public regarding retraction on asylum for South-African farmers.

This broadcast was spread early last week after the South-African government claimed a letter from the Foreign Minister Julie Bishop was a retraction of Mr Dutton’s earlier statements. However, it has come to light that the ANC-regime are deceitful regarding the true state of affairs and denies that white farmers faces violent crime and are targeted by criminals because of their race, or that they were facing political persecution. 

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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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Notes on 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.
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Vancouver Sevens: Blitzboks drawn with NZ, Russia and Scotland

The Blitzboks remain top of the World Series Sevens table, despite a few slip-ups in recent tournaments.

They can’t afford any more stumbles, though, especially not in Vancouver, where they are drawn in a pool with their closest rivals – New Zealand.

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How to: Finding work in Cork

Cork is Ireland’s second largest city, and another major economic area with plentiful employment opportunities. Each year more and more professionals have chosen to find a job in Cork. This port city offers many career options to foreign workers thanks to its growing industries.

Cork’s economy
Ireland’s second biggest economic hub of Cork is currently booming. The unemployment rate is a low 6.4%, and
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How to: Finding work in Dublin

As Ireland’s capital and largest city, Dublin is a huge generator of jobs and attracts many foreign workers every year. Many foreign workers start here if their main motivation to move to Ireland is work, as it houses most of the country’s multinational companies.

Dublin’s economy
Dublin is a thriving city, contributing to a huge portion of Ireland’s total economy. The city supplies nearly
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How to find work in Ireland

Boasting low unemployment and a great economy, Ireland is a nice place to be if you’re looking for work.

There are so many ways to go about finding a job from within Ireland that your search should hopefully turn up plenty of options that fit your circumstances.
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Applying for a visa for Ireland

Applying for your visa

If you are required to apply for a visa to visit Ireland, you can do this online but must do it from within your home country. The online application portal will have all instructions tailored to your location.

Applications will be in English, and you will need to be able to print at the end. You will also have to send in some supporting information like your passport/travel documents, and possibly biometric information.
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