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Getting married in Germany

Getting married in Germany

3 January 2013   2 comments
Marriage and civil partnerships in Germany are both legal unions, but you will need to present certain documents to lawfully get married in Germany.
Childcare options in Germany

Childcare options in Germany 6 September 2011

Childcare or daycare in Germany is widely available, but childcare costs and availability vary per region.
Dating in Europe: First date etiquette

Dating in Europe: First date etiquette 8 October 2014

The dating game is hard enough, even when you know the ‘rules'. So how do you date when living abroad and you don't know how the game is played? Here's a guide to expat dating in Europe.

NIGERIA: New pension plan system is enacted 4 July 2014

On 1 July 2014, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan signed into law the Pension Reform Act, 2014 which repeals the Pension Reform Act PRA 2004. The new...

INDIA: Processing Difficulties Continue at Indian Visa Appli... 27 June 2014

In the wake of Indias recent transition to a new visa processing vendor in the United States, frequent changes to application processes and...

AUSTRALIA: Work Authorization To Be Required for Offshore Wo...

5 June 2014
All foreign nationals engaged in offshore resource activities will require a prescribed visa granting employment authorization, effective June 30,...

TURKEY: Additional Documentation Now Required for Dependent...

23 May 2014
Employers will need to plan ahead for new document requirements, including background clearances as well as proof of accommodations, medical...

CANADA: Cap Figures Announced for Permanent Residence Progra... 25 April 2014

Citizenship and Immigration Canada will accept 25,000 permanent residence applications under the Federal Skilled Worker program from May 1, 2014 until...

British boomerang emigrants returning home because they miss... 24 April 2014

United Arab Emirates tops the come home list with people lasting just six-months Weather, UK politics and job prospects most likely to drive people...

FRANCE: Temporary Tax on High Remuneration Compliance Develo... 23 April 2014

The filing deadline is quickly approaching for Frances Taxe exceptionnelle de solidarit sur les hautes remunerations hereafter, temporary tax. The...

European Union: EU States Expected to Harmonize Immigration... 23 April 2014

European lawmakers are expected to adopt a new directive that will require EU member states to offer a combined work and residence permit for...

INDIA: Retirement funds requesting names of foreign workers 22 April 2014

IMPACT MEDIUM What is the change? The Indian agency that handles employee retirement funds, the Employees Provident Fund Organization EPFO, is asking...

CANADA: Canada Experience Class filling quickly, could reach... 22 April 2014

IMPACT MEDIUM What is the change? The Canada Experience Class CEC has received over 6,000 applications since the annual filing began in November 2013,...

SOUTH AFRICA: Implementation of Immigration Reforms Delayed 2 April 2014

New labor market testing requirements and restrictions for General Work Permits, corporate permits and permits for accompanying unmarried partners...
Expat dating: Online dating guide for expats

Expat dating: Online dating guide for expats 11 February 2014

Online dating is the new norm - and an excellent way for expats to meet like-minded people when moving abroad. How can you make online dating work for you?

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