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General articles about offshore and international financial matters

Chancellor faces up to Lords defeat

The British Chancellor, George Osborne, has promised he will act on the concerns about the power of the House of Lords relating to a vote on tax credit cuts, in …

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Whose Travel Warning Do You Trust?

Expats and travellers put their safety in the hands of some dubious advisers when travelling overseas, according to a new global survey. Although just over half of travellers (55%) trust …

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How Safe Are Expats And Brits Abroad?

As France comes to grips with the devastating aftermath of the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris in which 129 people were killed, one question expats and travellers are asking is …

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Stop Scammers By Smashing Your Hard Drive

Fraudsters are buying secondhand laptops, tablets and phones to steal the personal identities of sellers who believed they had wiped their memories. An investigation by technology security firm Kaspersky Lab …

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Malaysia Terror Alert

Malaysia is the latest nation to come under the spotlight for threats of terrorism against expats and travellers. The US embassy in the capital Kuala Lumpur, the British Foreign and …

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Tennis Champ Murray Dips Into Crowdfunding

Tennis champion Andy Murray has made his first investments as an ambassador of crowdfunding. Murray, who joined investment platform Seedrs in June 2015, is no stranger to risking his tennis …

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Is it Time To Buy?

Markets are crashing. Everywhere we look news reports are showing stressed traders in front of screens full of red numbers, while headlines hammer home the bad news from China… Greece… …

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