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    Interview with Will Hewitson of TorFx

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    Latest Working Abroad Figures: Heading Overseas Becoming More Popular?

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    Outsourcing Overseas Grows in Popularity

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    Get More from Google Hangouts

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    More Remote Working Tools to Try Out

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    Remote Workers: Money Matters Overseas

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    Challenges of Opening a Bank Account Overseas

Challenges of Opening a Bank Account Overseas

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in live abroad, moving abroad | No Comments
Challenges of Opening a Bank Account Overseas

If you plan to live for a considerable amount of time in a different country, you may start to think about opening a local bank account. However, banking is often one of the most complicated things for expats to arrange in a new country unless they become legal residents. Banking abroad comes with various challenges, ...

Interview with Will Hewitson of TorFx

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in live abroad, work abroad | No Comments
Interview with Will Hewitson of TorFx

Hi Will, thanks for chatting with LWA, tell us a little bit about you, what you do and who for?  Hi Phil, it’s a pleasure. I work in the Business Development and Partnerships team at Tor Currency Exchange, one of the UK’s largest and leading foreign exchange brokers. As a company we assist thousands of ...

So Where Exactly Is the Best Place to Live Abroad?

So Where Exactly Is the Best Place to Live Abroad?

A few pieces of research have come out recently looking at the best places to live abroad for expats. If you are considering a life overseas to work remotely but have not yet decided on your destination, it’s always good to have an idea about which countries are proving popular with other expats. Quality of ...

Remote Workers: Money Matters Overseas

Remote Workers: Money Matters Overseas

Back in your home country, getting access to your cash is something you rarely need to think about. However, as soon as you go overseas for a long period of time, it becomes a serious matter. If your money is located in one country, but you live in another, you will need to make sure ...

More Remote Working Tools to Try Out

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in work online, working remotely | No Comments
More Remote Working Tools to Try Out

I’m always on the lookout for useful tools to help me get more done when working remotely. I’ve recently been looking into some more tools that I’ve come across –Trello, Redbooth and FreeAgent – and I’ve written my thoughts below. Trello This is an interesting way of doing project management, and I was attracted by ...

Get More from Google Hangouts

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in work online, working remotely | No Comments
Get More from Google Hangouts

Google Hangouts has become an incredibly popular tool for remote workers all over the world. If you have a Google+ account, you can create hangouts with ease and speak to multiple people via video feed from wherever you are. But if you use Hangouts, are you sure you’re getting the most out of them? Here ...

Outsourcing Overseas Grows in Popularity

Outsourcing Overseas Grows in Popularity

2,200 small businesses recently took part in a survey by Freelancer.co.uk to answer questions about how much outsourcing to other countries they were currently doing, and the results were revealed this month. The survey, the results of which were published in Techwatch, found that outsourcing to developing countries has grown dramatically in the last year ...

Latest Working Abroad Figures: Heading Overseas Becoming More Popular?

Latest Working Abroad Figures: Heading Overseas Becoming More Popular?

Many people decide that a life of working overseas is for them. It can be a great way to travel the world and earn money at the same time, or to settle down somewhere new and experience a different culture. But how many people actually share this dream? Two new pieces of research – both focusing ...

How to Maintain the Home/Work Divide When Working Remotely

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in work online | No Comments
How to Maintain the Home/Work Divide When Working Remotely

Working remotely provides you with a great amount of freedom, but it can also bring problems. One of these is the fact that it can sometimes be difficult to separate home and work life. This was the subject of a recent interview in Techradar, where Paul Thomas, the Vice President of Aspect Software, answered questions ...

Remote Work: A Perfect Part-Time Retirement Option

Posted by on Jun 16, 2014 in member freebies | No Comments
Remote Work: A Perfect Part-Time Retirement Option

Like millions of other people all over the world, I work remotely on a full-time basis. But remote work can also be the perfect option for part-time work when you retire. Do you want to see the world when you end your full-time working life? Many people do. But if your pension doesn’t quite cover ...