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Want to know more about Qatar? We have a bunch of interesting facts you probably didn't know, so get learning about this ever-growing state.Continue Reading...Qatar National Day 2022 – 10 Qatar Facts You Didn’t Know About The Country
With major changes being implemented in the Saudi Arabian employment market over the last few years, things have got increasingly more difficult for expats living there. New changes however are taking steps towards making life a little simpler for their foreign workforce.Continue Reading...Saudi Labour Law Changes Gives Expats More Freedom
Due to the travel restrictions, lockdown measures and widespread reductions in workforces across the globe for the majority of the year, you would be forgiven for assuming that the need for Apostilles would have dropped drastically in 2020. We requested official figures from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and compared them to our own customer data, to see what it revealed.Continue Reading...Did Apostille Figures Drop in 2020? – Official Statistics
Christmas time is almost here, so we wanted to let you know about our opening times over the festive period.Continue Reading...Christmas and New Year Opening Times 2020
Flights from the UK will expand in number and destinations from the beginning of July. With two of the largest European airlines resuming their flights from the 1st, as well as quarantine measures being dropped in the most popular tourist hot spots, we will certainly see a rise in holiday makers travelling overseas this summer.Continue Reading...Travel updates from July 1st – Where you can travel abroad
Being in lockdown has affected everyone differently. With many people working from home, some people furloughed and others still on the front line, everyone has had to adapt. As travel restrictions have remained in place also, most holidays have been cancelled or postponed for the foreseeable future, but do people still want to travel after going through this pandemic, or has it put people off international travel and relocation completely?Continue Reading...Lockdown – Has it put people off travel and relocation?
Christmas time is almost here, so we wanted to let you know about our opening times over the festive period.Continue Reading...Christmas and New Year Opening Times 2019
Last month, we published an article in response to many news stories which had began to circulate regarding the changes in residence visas, and how this could potentially affect expats in the Middle East.Continue Reading...Residence Visas for the Middle East – Signs the Freeze Has Begun to Thaw
Over the past few years, momentum has grown towards the nationalisation of job markets across the GCC and other parts of the Middle and Far East. This is intended to cut unemployment levels for nationals as well as improve prospects in higher paid positions. Which countries are attempting to reduce expat worker numbers, and how will this affect those wishing to work overseas in these nations?Continue Reading...The Middle Eastern Visa Freeze – How will this affect Expats?
In the first quarter of 2019, Saudi Arabia's new mega-city named Neom, or "The Red Sea Project", commenced construction. The vision of Saudi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, this new centre of commerce and high-end tourism covers over 10, 000 square miles. With the aim to establish Neom as a hotspot for business, expats and tourists from across the globe, what will this mean for those wishing to travel there?Continue Reading...Neom – Saudi’s Expat Capital of the Future?
On 14th May 2019, the Philippines will become an effective member state of the Apostille Agreement, part of the Hague Convention. This will mean that for many people wishing to legalise documents for use in the Philippines, the current process of seals and red ribbons applied by the Embassies worldwide will be a thing of the past. How will this affect those wishing to relocate or conduct business within the country?Continue Reading...Philippines Enters The Hague Apostille Convention
The 5th of February 2019 marks the beginning of Chinese New Year. During this period, there will be some temporary closures of government departments, with the Chinese Embassy in London closed on the 4th and 5th of February to signify…Continue Reading...Chinese New Year 2019 – Embassy Closures
A new law which would allow non-Qataris to apply for permanent residence has moved forward another step. The changes were first mentioned last August, but have come closer to fruition this week as the Advisory Council approved the new legislation.Continue Reading...Qatar Backs Draft Law for Permanent Residencies
Being prepared for the closures around Eid in June will save a lot of stress for any soon-to-be expats dealing with governmental departments, at the Embassy in either their home country or in the destination country.…Continue Reading...Be Prepared for Delays Around Eid ul-Fitr 2018
In 1977, the International Council of Museums adopted May 18th as World Museum Day. The celebration is meant to bring focus to the hundreds of thousands of museums all over the globe, encouraging people through their doors to enjoy something new and aid the museums in keeping their displays open and accessible to the public.Continue Reading...World Museum Day – Some of the Most Unique Museums Across the World