Working out how much you have to spend on a new house or even on a loaf of bread, can all be a little baffling when you’re deciphering a new currency, with its unfamiliar coins and notes. To make sure you know your ZAR (South African Rand) from your NZD (New Zealand Dollar) here’s a helpful guide to currency around the world. Australia: The Australian Dollar (AUD) comes in denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 notes. Coins come in 5, 10, 20 and 50 cent and one and two dollar denominations. Interesting fact: The $50 note features...Read More
Barcelona has an irresistible attraction for many British expats. With the Mediterranean Sea and the mountains close by, this vibrant, cosmopolitan city is also brimming with history and culture. But what possibilities does the city hold for expats that want to do business there? Spain as a whole remains a relatively easy place in which to do business. This may explain why it was positioned 33 out of 189 countries in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Survey for 2016. Spain ranked well in factors such as trading across borders (earning first place), resolving insolvency (25th), and protecting...Read More
What’s it all about? You’re working every day to pay for your lifestyle. The mortgage repayments, insurance, car lease, utility bills, childcare. The depleted chunk of change that goes into your savings every month is not earning interest. Are you missing a trick? Couldn’t it all be simpler and, let’s face it, more fun? If you’re in this mind set, it’s time to stop, get off the hamster wheel, and have a rethink. Bold ideas may start to form about doing the unthinkable: quitting your job and moving to a place where the cost of living is so much...Read More
For useful articles and tips on moving to other countries and life as an expat, please like the PSS International Removals Facebook page and follow the Twitter profile. Deciding to work in an overseas destination can be a great idea in practice but finding all the information and inspiration you need can be a tricky business. Where do you start? Where do you actually want to go? What’s the cheapest way to get there? PSS International Removals is pleased to announce its new partnership with Working.Holiday a website created to help those wishing to work abroad, armed with all the latest information. Working.Holiday hope to take the initial hesitancy out of your moving choices by offering visitors all the tools, tips, offers and incentives to help you get started with a working holiday. Working with leaders of the industry Working.Holiday can help with answers to just about any question that potential overseas employment will raise. Typical issues covered by Working.Holiday include: Destinations: If you are looking to work in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Canada, USA or Africa then the company can offer you detailed information on the country, visas, volunteer projects and travel offers. Travel: Looking for the most up-to-date facts on visas, packages and tours and latest offers and best deals? Working.Holiday has it covered. Features on money and banking as well as travel and insurance are also included. Working Abroad:...Read More
Moving to Australia is a popular choice for Brits, with over 1.2 million already based Down Under. Planning a move to the other side of the world can be fraught with anxiety, with a great deal of concern placed on finances, banking and getting access to your money once you’ve arrived. PSS International Removals is pleased to announce its new partnership with Westpac Bank. Westpac is Australia’s oldest bank, and the longest-serving foreign bank in the United Kingdom, with over 200 years helping customers in Australia and the UK. With Westpac you can jump online and open an account...Read More
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