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  • Already ? Surely Not!

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    It’s that time again when many International Teachers are coming to the end of their existing contracts or just relish a new challenge. Professionally, due to timing, you most likely have already had to resign from your existing post (usually by Christmas) before confirming a new posting (vacancies advertised/job fairs begin early Jan 2017 onwards)...
  • Our Ever Changing World

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    Sadly many countries once considered to be safe and conflict free, can now no longer make those claims. As global citizens you may be committed to live and work in challenging environments. Please take a moment to ask yourself a couple of questions. Would my family be financially secure if I died or had a serious injury whilst living and working...
  • NGO Reach Out

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    Hello, Lesley from the Alexander Beard Group here. I am the group’s International Schools and Aid Agencies Director. We are proud supporters and sponsors of both CHSAlliance and InsideNGO  who are the two foremost trade organisations and professional standards bodies for Charities and NGOs. I’m pleased to say that our TCN Retirement Plan continues...
  • International Medical Cover In Our Changing World

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    According  to personal security experts “red24”, last year, 4 out of 5 business travellers went to medium, high or extreme risk destinations, yet just 46% of employees worked for firms with any formalised travel security policy. With recent events in France, Germany and Belgium still fresh in our minds, at Alexander Beard, we are aware that persona...
  • Health Care….. “Our children are able to start College, what are our options”?

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    We hear regularly from parents how difficult and time consuming it is researching suitable Health Care plans for sons and daughters. Children leaving home can be a very stressful time for all. We are now very pleased to be able to offer The ABG International Students Healthcare Plan. At least you can have peace of mind that appropriate medical cove...
  • UK Non Resident ? UK Home Owner? This could affect you !!

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    From 6th April 2015 we saw the introduction of new Capital Gains Tax Rules for Non-Resident UK Property Owners. Prior to this date UK non-residents were not liable to Capital Gains Tax on the sale of UK property. However the UK Government has introduced new rules whereby non-resident property owners will now have to pay Capital Gains Tax when they...
  • Alexander Beard Group participate in the People-in-Aid Humanitarian HR Europe 2015 conference

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    Humanitarian HR Europe 2015 conference - June 3-5 in Antwerp, Belgium Our International Schools and Aid Agencies Division Sales Director , Lesley Stevens, attend the above conference as part of our sponsorship of People-in –Aid. PIA are one of two international charity and aid umbrella organisations that endorse our International Retirement Plan fo...
  • Lesley Stevens - Quarterly Newsletter (May 2015)

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    Changes to UK State Pension are imminent It will be called “The New State Pension.” The change will affect people who reach retirement age on or after 6th April 2016 – This is men born on or after 6th April 1951 and women born on or after 6th April 1953. 35 years of National Insurance contributions will ensure a full New State Pension, currently gu...