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Antigua and Barbuda cost of living is ranked a middle cost of living location. Continue reading
Andorra cost of living is ranked a middle cost of living location. Continue reading
Is being an expat all about attitude, and if so, does this have an immense influence on expat children and how they perceive their situation in this new environment?
If as adults we have doubts about settling in a new country, how do you think our children are feeling?
In December 2008 London was ranked the 6th most expensive place in the world for expatriates to live, having been ranked 1st a year before. As at April 2009 London is the 23rd most expensive place in the world for expatriates. This does not mean that the cost of living for expatriates living in London has decreased significantly, what it does mean is that relative to other places in the world, London is no longer as expensive as it was in recent years. What makes London’s cost of living relatively lower than it was is mainly due to the increase in the cost of living elsewhere together with the weaker British Pound. Continue reading
A Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) is a salary supplement paid to employees to cover differences in the cost of living, particularly as a result of an international assignment. The amount of COLA should enable an expatriate to be able … Continue reading
The challenges of ensuring expatriates are paid fair salaries across different countries, in the current economic climate, of the credit crisis together with rapid currency and inflation fluctuations are increasingly complex. The current economic climate has made it necessary to … Continue reading