The 30 UK job markets that are almost ‘restriction-free’ for South Africans

If you’re an expert in one of these fields, you can work in the UK with barely any limitations. If you watch a certain reality show, then you’ll already know that South Africa’s Got Talent. However, an exceptional set of skills can do more than impress a set of judges these days. It can earn […]
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Discover the magic of spectacular Zermatt in the Swiss Alps

We feel the train engage the cogs as it rattles its way up the steep incline. Outside the wide windows, we pass rocky canyons, pine-covered mountain slopes and wildflower-covered meadows. My wife and I are comfortable and warm but outside the snowy white peaks are wrapped with cloud. The train crawls through tunnels and across […]
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Travelling? Here’s a list of visas you may need before you go

In order to ensure you can enter a country without any issues, here’s a breakdown of visas around the world which you may need at some point during your travels. Depending on where in the world you plan to travel, you may need a visa. If that isn’t complicated enough, the visa you require varies […]
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Nine reasons why a Table Mountain Cable Card is a must in Cape Town

You can dodge the tourist queues in summer, take up special offers at the top and even surprise a loved one with a magic green card that makes the iconic summit your own for a whole year. Avoid the pesky tourists Cape Town 101, right? From being decapitated by a huge, swinging camera lens to […]
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South Africa vs India, 1st Test Preview: Live stream, session times, team news

Date: Friday 5 January – Tuesday 9 January. Time: 10:30 (SAST) Venue: Newlands, Cape Town. Live Stream & TV: SuperSport 2 (South Africa), Sony Ten 1 & Sony Ten 3 (India), Sky Sports Main Event (UK). Overview India, the world’s number one Test team, are in town and ready to face South Africa. After months […]
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Table Mountain can be deadlier than Mt. Everest

SANParks and the police are investigating the circumstances that led to the death of two climbers on Table Mountain on New Year’s Day. The group were climbing Arrow Final when they fell while abseiling. A dramatic rescue mission unfolding on Monday night with the cable car being used as rigging point to get rescue crews […]
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Tax on property, money and shares you inherit in the UK

This is because any Inheritance Tax (IHT) due should be paid out of the deceased’s estate before any cash or assets are distributed to the heirs. However, the recipient is liable to income tax on any profit earned after the inheritance, such as dividends from shares and to capital gains tax on the increase in […]
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Three days alone in Paris: the dos and don’ts

If you (like I did) thought that Paris welcomes you with the soft sound of accordion music and the smell of fresh croissants, think again! Yes, Paris is a charming and unique city with world-renowned monuments, historic paintings and intimate little restaurants, but at the same time it is a jumble of tourists, pedlars and […]
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Five points to consider when approaching your online tax return

It’s that time of year when you really want to tidy up your accounts, shut the laptop and head to the hills. However, there is one thing we’d like to remind you about before you go. Your UK tax return online submission deadline is 31 January 2018. We can only imagine this news lands in […]
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