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British Expats in Europe to Lose Winter Fuel Payment

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, June 28, 2013

This week, George Osborne, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer (Finance Minister) announced that from the autumn of 2015 the Winter Fuel Payment made to the over 60s each year… Read more…

EU Proposes New Rules for Bailing Out Banks

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, June 27, 2013

European Union finance ministers have drafted a new plan to regulate the way banks are bailed out across the EU – with tax payers the last in line to be… Read more…

Expat Offshore Savers Face Less Choice for their Deposit Accounts

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (the newly created authority responsible for the prudential regulation and supervision of banks, building societies, credit unions, insurers and major investment firms) released notification last… Read more…

Price Levels of Food across Europe Vary Wildly

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, June 25, 2013

A basket of food and non-alcoholic drinks was twice as high in Denmark as it was in Poland, according to a report issued by Eurostat, the statistical office of the… Read more…

Expat Healthcare Costs on the Increase

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, June 24, 2013

The cost of providing employee healthcare benefits for expats working overseas rose by an average of 3.6 percent in 2012, according to a new survey conducted by Mercer Marsh Benefits…. Read more…

British Expat Pensioners Feeling Pinch Should Seek Alternative Payment Solutions

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, June 21, 2013

British pensioners living overseas have lost over £10.6 billion of potential income since 2007 due to the falling strength of sterling, according to a report by foreign exchange specialist HiFX… Read more…

Switzerland Rejects US Tax Bill… Finally

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, June 20, 2013

Yesterday AngloINFO World: Money reported about the debate going on between Switzerland’s House of Representatives and the Senate over a bill that would allow the United States to crack down… Read more…

Swiss Parliament Votes to Keep Offshore Banking Opaque to USA

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, June 19, 2013

The Swiss Lower House of Parliament voted on Tuesday against a draft law which if passed would have allowed Switzerland’s banks to share private offshore bank information with the U.S…. Read more…

Make a Date with the Summer Sales in France

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, June 18, 2013

It seems so strange to anyone who lives outside France, and perhaps too for those who live in France, that store sales are state regulated. The government issues set dates… Read more…

Taxing Times in Cyprus

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, June 17, 2013

Expats in Cyprus have not in recent times been exposed to excessive taxes but that’s about to come to a halt as a consequence of the banking crisis. “Under the… Read more…

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