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Appreciating the little things during the Covid-19 lockdown

Social distancing, self-isolating, staying at home—no matter where you are in the world, it’s likely you’re doing one of these things. Losing your routine and being confined to the house can be challenging. But we’re staying positive and keeping our spirits up by appreciating the little things. Here are some small snippets of joy the...

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Teachers’ top 10 tips for surviving homeschooling

They can master a classroom of 30 unruly children for seven learning-packed hours every day. But homeschooling their own kids can prove far more challenging.  We spoke to a few teachers about the extraordinary challenge of homeschooling. Here are the tips of the trade that they’re taking home… Be prepared for homeschooling Never find yourself...

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Migrant Life Migrants in the UK Updates

10 top tips for working from home—from the TransferGo crew

You don’t have to look far these days to find advice on how to work from home. But as many of our own staff have been working from home—and collaborating across Europe—for years now, we thought we’d ask them for their top tips.  The results were… interesting. Here are some of our favourite ideas: Don’t...

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Migrants in the UK Personal Finance

Send money from the sofa: the 7 benefits of online transfers

Picture this: it’s a lovely Tuesday, the sun’s shining and you’ve got lots of free time on your hands. So you walk for 20 minutes and join a beautiful queue of people who, like you, are waiting to send money to their families back home. But let’s be honest—when is the sun ever shining at...

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Living Abroad Migrant Life Migrants in the UK

5 ways to annoy an English person

One of the first things you discover when you move to England is that it is, on the whole, friendly. The climate is never harsh, the landscape is never forbidding, and the people are—on the whole—very nice. Yes, even in a post-Brexit world, England is full of gentle, polite people who are happy to help....

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Living Abroad Migrants in the UK Working abroad

5 easy ways to build your network in a new country

Recently moved to a new country? Relocating can be daunting, particularly if your list of contacts is limited. Here’s how you can quickly build your network and make the most of your time living abroad… Use your existing network Whether it’s a friend who’s done the move abroad, or someone in your friendship circle who’s...

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