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Pay Rise Predictions for Middle East Expats

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, September 30, 2013

Companies across the UAE are predicting an average salary increase of 5.5 percent in 2014, according to Aon Hewitt a human resources, risk management and insurance specialist. The figure, says… Read more…

UK: Legal Challenge Lodged over Bankers Bonus Cap

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, September 27, 2013

The UK government has lodged a legal challenge to a European Union plan to cap bankers’ bonuses. The UK Treasury says, “Britain has been at the forefront of global reforms… Read more…

The Devil in a Banana Leads to Successful Retirement Business

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, September 26, 2013

What does retirement mean? It can be the end of a working life with time to sit back and enjoy well-earned savings and a pension in the sun? For some… Read more…

Latvia: Cash for Residency Programme Draws Critics

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, September 24, 2013

RIGA – Eubusiness: A controversial cash-for-residency scheme in EU member Latvia is drawing fire as the post-Soviet republic gears up to join the eurozone in January 2014. While bankers and… Read more…

Business Activity in the Eurozone Faster than Expected

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, September 23, 2013

Business activity in the eurozone grew faster than expected this September with new business activity in Germany and France boosting activity to a 27-month high, according to the Markit Eurozone… Read more…

How Much Pocket Money Should a Child be Paid?

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, September 20, 2013

With the inclusion of personal finance education in the latest review of the British curriculum, a spotlight seems to have been shone on how much pocket money children are paid–a… Read more…

US Fed Surprise Send Shares Up

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, September 19, 2013

Following months of alerts and speculation that the US Federal Reserve would ease back on it US$85 billion-a-month bond buying programme (known as quantitative easing or QE), yesterday Fed officials… Read more…

French Banks Launch Alternative to PayPal

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Three of the main banks in France have developed an online payment system to challenge Paypal’s dominance of the market e-commerce. The system, called Paylib, will be launched by BNP… Read more…

UK Expats Hit by Money Exchange Losses

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The double-whammy of an increased cost of living in many European countries, compared to last year, and substantial money transfer charges is hitting some sterling-dependent expats hard, according to the… Read more…

Europe Spars with Shadow Banking

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, September 16, 2013

The European Union has comprehensively regulated banks and markets and now needs to tackle the world of shadow banking, according to the EU’s Internal Market and Services Commissioner Michel Barnier…. Read more…

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