News

Is your British Passport due to expire shortly? Don't let it run out!

If you want to travel into the European Union for example, you must have at least 6 months validity left on your passport. If you don't, this could mean that you are not allowed to fly or you are denied entry into your destination country. With the current Covid-19 pandemic, Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO) in the UK is experiencing delays when it comes to the renewing of or applying for passports. If you renewed your current passport before the previous one expired, extra months may have b… Read More

COVID-19 South African Resource Portal

If you want to know about the symptoms, learn about prevention or just empower yourself with information on COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 South African Resource Portal. Their contact details: Emergency Hotline: 0800 029 999WhatsApp Support Line: 0600-123456   What is COVID-19? On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, China. ‘Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2’ (SARS-CoV-2) was confirmed as the causative agent… Read More

Can I work in the UK on my EU passport?

If you or your family are from the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein, as of 1 January 2021 the visa rules have changed due to Brexit.If you or your close family member started living in the UK before 1 January 2021, you may be able to apply to the free EU Settlement Scheme.If this isn't the case then you would need a visa to work in the UK. A Skilled Worker visa allows you to come to or stay in the UK to do an eligible job with a UK employer that’s been approved by the UK Home Of… Read More

New rules for BP holders travelling and doing business with Europe

If travelling on your British passport, you may need to do extra things before you travel to the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein, such as:• check your passport• get travel insurance that covers your healthcare• check you have the right driving documents• organise pet travel - contact your vet at least 1 month before you goThere are more things to do if you’re travelling for business. For example, going to meetings and conferences, providing services (even with a charity), and t… Read More