Category: Helpful Articles

Stop sunbathing and get a job! Expat tips for finding work in Cyprus

get a job in cyprus
20 Sep 2016
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Unless you have relocated to Cyprus on a transfer with your existing company, satisfying work might not be as easy to come by as you think. What is your new life plan exactly? One where you catch a nice tan, make exciting new friends, explore the island for a few weeks and then suddenly jobs […]

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Expat living on a budget in Cyprus: Become a savvy expert with these 9 money-saving hacks.

Cyprus money-saving hacks
20 Sep 2016
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The great news about moving to Cyprus is that the cost of living is 23% lower than in the UK – that’s excluding rent, which is reportedly 59% cheaper in Cyprus. But what else can an expat do to save money, and in some cases actually MAKE money? 1 Brush up on your German: If […]

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Fond farewell to high street staple BHS

bhs closes
30 Aug 2016
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This weekend saw the closure of the 22 last remaining BHS stores, including Kingston, Walthamstow and Belfast. Queues formed like never seen before with bargains being snapped up in the free-for-all by savvy shoppers. Having been sold for £1 by Arcadia boss Philip Green in 2015 to Dominic Chappell’s Retail Acquisitions group, stores stayed open […]

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9 Olympics Highlights That Made Britain Great

Great Britain Storm the Olympics
22 Aug 2016
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After 17 days of 306 medal events, 42 sports, 206 competing countries and over 3,000 hours of BBC coverage, the 2016 Olympics have now reached a jubilant conclusion. Great Great Britain! Demonstrating outstanding effort and prowess, Team GB way exceeded UK Sport’s imposed target of 48 medals by finishing 2nd on the table behind the […]

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Southern Rail disgruntled masses pushed too far

Southern Rail commuter disruption
17 Aug 2016
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Constant delays Passenger train operators across the UK strive to be punctual and safe, yet commuters in the Southern Rail region find themselves constantly complaining about the service which consists of repeatedly delayed and cancelled trains which ruins their professional and private arrangements completely. Reasons given for delays and cancellations range from lack of staff, […]

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Olympics in Motion

Olympics 2016
15 Aug 2016
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How well are Great Britain doing in the Olympics? Unbelievably well! @TeamGB are 2nd to America on the medal table at the moment after an outstanding few days. 15 gold, 16 silver and 7 bronze. Mo Farah won his 10,000 metre race even after falling over, divers Jack Laugher and Chris Mears won the synchronised […]

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Manufacturing slump drives interest rate cut demands

BoE pressure to cut interest rate
02 Aug 2016
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The UK Markit PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) for manufacturing plummeted in July to a 3-year low of 48.2, its lowest level since February 2013. The new orders index also had its worst monthly performance in 18 years. These results, collected between July 12th-26th (the first full data reported since Brexit), led to Britain suffering another […]

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Customers ditch branches for mobile banking

Mobile banking closes branches
22 Jul 2016
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The BBA (British Banking Association, the leading trade association for the UK banking sector) has reported a 32% decline in customers visiting high street banks since 2011, to the point where the average branch only sees 71 customers per day. This figure is forecast to drop further to just 51 customers each day within the […]

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Star Wars Memorabilia Takes Auctions By Storm(trooper)

Star Wars memorabilia sells at auction
21 Jul 2016
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Since George Lucas’ film was released 39 years ago, Star Wars and its franchise has made billions of dollars from merchandise sales in addition to box office takings. Now it seems it is time to sell some of the Star Wars memorabilia you might have collected as a child, particularly if you were smart enough […]

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Prince George 3 Tomorrow!

Prince George 3 Tomorrow
21 Jul 2016
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Tomorrow Prince George Alexander Louis will celebrate his third birthday, presumably in real style as the Middletons own party-planning business Party Pieces. It appears he is one very lucky lad because his parents Prince William and Princess Kate, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are getting him his very own little puppy! His new best friend will […]

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