Archive: May2014

Moving To India – Summer Monsoons Expected In June

22 May 2014
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For customers planning on moving to India, Abels Moving Services have been updated by our agents on planning ahead for the expected Summer Monsoons that are expected in June. The summer monsoons are predicted in India during the first week of June, resulting in an overwhelming 85 percent of the areas annual rainfall to occur. […]

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Currency Markets And Your Pension

08 May 2014
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If you’re thinking of moving overseas, or you are already settled in your new environment, one consideration to have is that of your private and personal pensions. Over 90% of ex-pats living overseas still receive their pensions direct into their UK bank accounts, and very few have it transferred direct to their new international bank […]

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Foreign Trucks Now Charged For Driving On UK Roads

02 May 2014
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The UK HGV Road User Levy has been introduced from April 2014 and affects all vehicles weighing 12 tonnes or more that use the UK road network. The introduction of the levy has been brought in by the Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin and has been brought in a year ahead of schedule. UK truck drivers […]

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Paying An Overseas Mortgage (Currency Risk)

02 May 2014
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Like many who invest in property overseas, you will have taken out a local mortgage in your new country to finance your investment. Just like in the UK, these run for anything from 10 to 35 years but will be payable in the currency for which you paid for your property. Whether or not you […]

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Withdrawal Of £50 Notes With Sir John Houblon

01 May 2014
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The Bank of England has withdrawn the £50 notes that feature Sir John Houblon on the reverse of the note. These are withdrawn from circulation from the 30th April 2014. These notes are sometimes referred to as the £50 E series note. The Sir John Houblon £50 notes have been in circulation since 1994, and […]

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