Today’s business world is almost borderless. Where you’re from has little bearing on where you start your company, and international founders set up in almost every corner of the globe. Some corners more than others though. Like these four. If you’re debating where to start......

What is it that’s attracting so many global citizens to Ireland? And how can you join them? Currently, 11.6% of Ireland’s total population are non-Irish nationals – and almost every nation in the world is represented, from Andorra to Zimbabwe; Afghanistan to Zambia. So let’s......

The OECD, or Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, based in the 16th arrondissement of Paris is best known for its focus on advancing left-wing economic policies including higher income and corporate taxes, more government bureaucracy and attacking low tax jurisdictions especially in the Caribbean......

Not all passports are created equal so not all passport-holders are treated equally. How often can you feel this impact almost every element of your life? From the holidays you take, to how you conduct business, to the prospects your children enjoy. Let’s look at......

The Knight Frank World Wealth Report 2018 reports the world’s super-wealthy spend over USD 2.4bn on second citizenship each year, with most demand coming from China, the Middle East, and Russia. Immigration amongst high-net-worth individuals is ‘strong and growing’, the report notes. Indeed, some of......

There are many reasons to choose investing in a new passport, or second citizenship, but one you might not have considered – but should, if you’ve got children – is the opportunity to secure a better education. The right education helps your children build their......

Something may come from nothing. It takes hard work and commitment, and perhaps a little luck – but it can happen. At the end of 2015, there were 350,000 SMEs in the UAE, providing jobs to over 86% of the private sector. They accounted for......

Second citizenship is an expensive luxury, you probably think. Certainly worth consideration, but only when you’re feeling flush. The thing is though, second citizenship-by-investment doesn’t just cost money. It saves you money. Sometimes in triple figures. Here’s how. 1 – Second citizenship can save money on taxes When......

The United Kingdom are well on their way to exit the European Union. As the 29th of March looms large in the near distance, many UK companies find themselves in an unusual situation, and may feel that they are being forced to “choose an option”......

An update on recent proposed changes to the UK’s residency visa programmes and other immigration routes of entry Recently, there has been some confusion regarding the status of the UK’s Tier 1 Investor Visa Programme (IVP). As some of you may know, the Home Office,......

The UAE has been one of the most popular destinations for expats and business people for many years – and that reputation is still growing. This can be partially attributed to the UAE government’s many favourable business & visa initiatives launched earlier this year, but......

Second citizenship is an expensive luxury, you probably think. Certainly worth consideration, but only when you’re feeling flush. The thing is though, second citizenship-by-investment doesn’t just cost money. It saves you money. Sometimes in triple figures. Here’s how. 1 – Second citizenship can save money on taxes When it comes......

The UAE has been one of the most popular destinations for expats and businesspeople for a while – and that reputation is only growing, thanks to several recent government initiatives. Andrew Staples, Chief Business Reporter for Gulf News, recently wrote a special report on these......

There are many reasons to choose investing in a new passport, or second citizenship, but one you might not have considered – but should, if you’ve got children – is the opportunity to secure a better education. The right education helps your children build their......

The UAE is one of the most popular destinations for expats in the world, and securing permanent residency here is not only attractive but simple as well. Whether it’s lavish Dubai, cosmopolitan Abu Dhabi, culture-crazy Sharjah or any other of the UAE’s seven emirates that......

Not all passports are created equal so not all passport-holders are treated equally. How often can you feel this impact almost every element of your life? From the holidays you take, to how you conduct business, to the prospects your children enjoy. Let’s look at......

re the cheapest citizenship-by-investment programmes? Let’s review the current investment thresholds so you can decide which best fits your needs. The Caribbean always wins when it comes to costs, so we’ll look at the top three programmes from that region first, then throw in the......

Ask entrepreneurs in the UAE what they most need to upscale their business and the majority are likely to say ‘finance’. Sourcing finance in the early stages of growth is fundamental in taking a company to the next level. It helps business owners to avoid......

A tropical chain of 83 islands nestled in the south Pacific, Vanuatu is a peaceful, vibrant and culturally diverse nation that’s proud to welcome international travellers to its shores. But what exactly do the shores of Vanuatu hold? Not just sandy beaches and sparkling blue......

You know by now that an entrepreneur should be bold, and that thriving in uncertainty and having strong vision are all important parts of the success you desire. History is full of examples of visionaries who blazed trails and demonstrated these traits. But what do......

What is it that’s attracting so many global citizens to Ireland? And how can you join them? Currently, 11.6% of Ireland’s total population are non-Irish nationals – and almost every nation in the world is represented, from Andorra to Zimbabwe; Afghanistan to Zambia. So let’s......

Fear can be a paralysing experience for anybody, and entrepreneurs are not immune. Many would-be business founders actually never take the leap into entrepreneurship, for fear of what might happen. But is fear a barrier to success or a motivator? With the right guidance, potential entrepreneurs can......

Managing growth is about more than just the present. Considering and seizing opportunity only as it arises may work for some, but it isn’t enough for the entrepreneur who is seeking genuine, sustainable expansion for their business. Growth can contain an insidious threat that is......

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