Living Abroad

Life Abroad: Madrid

One of the more interesting aspects of modern life is the ease with which people can move from one country to another for work. In many ways this is a result of a more globalised world, with businesses and people more internationally connected than ever before. One city that knows this first hand, ranking fairly high in attractiveness...

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Currency Updates

Sterling to Extend Its Losses Amid Hot Economic News

If you find economy fascinating, this week will have you glued to the screen. With the World Economic Forum meeting on Tuesday in Davos and key economic reports making headlines throughout the week for major currencies, the financial world is set for a spin. This will undoubtedly influence the major single currencies; Sterling, Euro and...

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Why Countries Use the US Dollar

It is not unusual to see news articles, blog posts, and social media posts from all over the world that discuss major business deals and even small purchases with the cost listed in US dollars, even when the US is not involved in the transaction. The US dollar is viewed by many as the “unofficial...

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Florin Gardos talks to TransferGo about his experience in the UK

Over the past five years, Southampton has once again established themselves in the top flight of English football and making a pretty good fist of it too. The club has gone from strength to strength, culminating in a record sixth-placed finish last season. Naturally, during this time investment has been key. They’ve signed talent from...

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5 Apps To Learn a New Language

One of the interesting aspects of an increasingly mobile and connected world population is the changes in language. Anthony Burgess was one of the first to predict this trend in his book A Clockwork Orange, in which many of the characters routinely used Russian terms in their otherwise typically British conversations. In the TransferGo blog we’ve...

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Migrants in the UK

Germans in the UK

In this instalment in our ongoing TransferGo blog series on migrants living in the UK we look at Germans.     German migrants rank in the top 10 in terms of migrant populations at a bit over 3.5% of total migrants; that makes for about 300,000 German citizens living throughout the UK. History While much of the...

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