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All British expatriates need to understand how the UK Statutory Residence test applies to them. You may be living in Portugal, but if you are a recent arrival, or if you continue to spend time in...

The Euro was the biggest loser this week giving up almost 2% against the pound and 1.5% against the US Dollar. The majority of this move followed the European Central Bank meeting press conference...

On October 21, DBRS (Canadian rating agency) publishes its decision on whether it will maintain its BBB rating to Portugal. DBRS is the only rating agency, on a world scale, underpinning Portugal’...

Over the years, Portugal’s Labour Code and, more specifically, the legal framework regulating temporary employment have been subject to significant legislative modifications.

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What about foreign nationals who don’t have permanent residence authorisation or a residence permit or a work visa?

These foreign nationals may access...

As life expectancy increases, so does the length of time needed to stretch your income in retirement. Taking the right steps now can help you afford the lifestyle you want for as long as you need...

For many expatriates, their pension income is the key to living the retirement lifestyle of their choice. Now that Brexit is imminent, should you have concerns about your pension security? Here we...

Although months have passed since the British public voted to leave the EU, we still do not know much more about what the future holds. This uncertainty is particularly unsettling for expatriates...

When the universal Social Security system was established in Portugal in 1962, life expectancy was just 66.8 years of age. In 2016, this national average in Portugal reached 81.1 years: 78.2 for...

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