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17/07/2018 07:49:32

UK ratifies Double Tax Treaty with Cyprus

As we reported earlier on, a new Double Tax Treaty (DTT) was signed between Cyprus and the UK on 22 March 2018.

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News - Australia

  1. Unlocking Asia through licensing

    Australia 29/09/2017 14:51:45

    Whether you’ve developed new technology, artwork, medicine, software, a piece of music or a new plant, many “creations of the mind” come under the banner of intellectual property (IP).1 These creations are often an important source of income for their owners and laws are place to recognise and protect their use.

  2. UK fintech delegation heads to Australasia

    Australia 02/02/2017 08:48:58

    A trade delegation of eleven UK fintech companies will visit Australia and New Zealand in March

  3. The Startup Games are coming to Sydney

    Australia 12/01/2017 08:55:26

    The UK’s Department for International Trade is looking for Australian and New Zealand companies to participate in the Startup Games

  4. Joint statement by the Minister of State for Trade Policy and Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment

    Australia 30/11/2016 10:09:22

    The International Trade Minister, Lord Price, met Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo, in Canberra today (30 November 2016) for the inaugural meeting of the Australia-UK Trade Working Group.

  5. Applications for UK fintech companies to join trade mission to Australia now open

    Australia 22/11/2016 08:21:58

    The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) will select up to 12 UK fintech companies to participate in a trade mission to Australia from 20 - 23 March 2017.

  6. The UK is destination of choice for Australian Retailers

    Australia 03/11/2016 10:30:56

    The UK is the number 1 destination globally for Foreign Direct Investment retail projects by Australian companies

  7. Australian Business Culture and Etiquette: What you Need to Know

    Australia 22/08/2016 10:59:01

    International business often requires a knowledge of various countries’ business etiquette. No doubt some will be quite different to what you’ll be familiar with.

  8. Outsourcing or offshoring – what’s the difference?

    Australia 05/08/2016 08:38:43

    Article by Stefanie Lowe You have heard the terms outsourcing and offshoring – but what do they really mean? With the rise in globalisation, mobile internet and cloud technology and pressure on business efficiencies with increased competition and business costs, outsourcing and offshoring have become normal business practice.

  9. Six reasons why your startup should expand to Sydney

    Australia 30/06/2016 08:52:28

    With startup ecosystems becoming increasingly globally interconnected and the teams running these startups becoming more international, searching for a new location for startup expansion has never been more important.

  10. New UK and Australian Visa Application Centre opens in Thimphu

    Australia 19/05/2016 08:27:12

    The VAC is a joint venture between Australia, UK Visas and Immigration and VFS Global their commercial partner

  11. Doing Business in Australia FAQ

    Australia 26/04/2016 11:44:32

    With Australia recently signing free trade agreements with both the USA and China, interest in setting up business in Australia is rising.

  12. Importing Goods to Australia

    Australia 26/04/2016 11:40:16

    When importing goods to Australia, you or your company may be liable for customs duty and various taxes. In this article we discuss what those payments may be, and how they are applied.

  13. Penguin’s Guide to Free Trade Agreements in Australia

    Australia 26/04/2016 11:34:24

    What is a free trade agreement? A free trade agreement is an arrangement between two or more countries to reduce or remove barriers to trade. Increasing business between the cooperating nations, they often cover import tariffs & quotas, products & services, and foreign investment regulations.

  14. Commercial Drones Flying High in Australia

    Australia 26/04/2016 11:24:55

    Australians are no strangers to new technology. As a nation of early adopters, we have insatiable appetites for tablets & smartphones. We’re big downloaders of apps, heavy internet users, and social networkers.

  15. UKTI Australia's Inward Mission to London for fintech companies

    Australia 14/09/2015 08:30:06

    UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) kicks off the inward mission to London for 10 of Australia's best fintech companies.

  16. The Complete Step by Step Guide to Starting and Running a Successful Retail Business in Australia

    Australia 26/08/2015 09:09:59

    Retailing is one of the most exciting professions you can enter. In Australia, this dynamic and growing industry is worth over $18 billion a year. Many new enterprises fail because they do not do their homework when they start their business

  17. Australia Company Formation Services

    Australia 02/06/2015 13:58:13

    Registering Company In Australia

  18. ‘System’ is Not a Dirty Word

    Australia 19/03/2015 10:46:50

    Business owners are wary of ‘systems’, feeling they deprive them of flexibility.

  19. Supporting UK business in Australia

    Australia 08/12/2014 09:20:55

    Speech by HE Paul Madden, British High Commissioner to Australia, to UK Business Lunch Group in Sydney

  20. Australian Export: A Guide to Law and Practice

    Australia 18/09/2014 17:01:29

    Australian Export: A Guide to Law and Practice remains an ideal introduction and guide to the legal requirements and processes that affect international transactions, and their commercial implications.

  21. Proposed New Copyright Laws Would Seriously Impact Social Media

    Australia 17/09/2014 09:03:44

    Given that Australia ranks as one of the worst offenders for illegal downloads, it is not surprising that it wants to clean up its act and introduce stricter laws that limit improper use of copyrighted content.

  22. UK visa application service changes in Australia

    Australia 28/03/2014 11:40:49

    During March, the UK visa service in Australia will change with the opening of new Visa Application Centres (VACs) in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Canberra.

  23. New UK visa rules help Aussie businesses and students

    Australia 03/10/2013 16:20:14

    Recent changes to the UK's visa rules will make it easier for Australian businesses and students to secure the visas they need.

  24. Australian visas

    Australia 28/05/2013 17:13:11

    The embassy have changed their fees and application forms.

  25. Oz Forex

    Australia 04/04/2013 15:58:43

    Daily Market Commentary Australia FX

  26. Australia Makes Necessary Cut-Backs

    Australia 01/04/2009

    Australia is to cut back on jobs for migrant workers in an attempt to battle unemployment during the economic crisis.

  27. Down Under Looking Rosier Than Ever For Brits On The Move

    Australia 29/03/2009

    British citizens living in Australia are privy to a far lower cost of living than those living abroad in other countries that are popular with Brits, such as France and Spain.

  28. Australia New Trade Assessment Process

    Australia 16/03/2009

    Australia has been making accessibility easier for those immigrating with a trade skill

  29. Aussie Dollar Finally Sees Plateau

    Australia 16/03/2009

    The cent has been expected to fulfil speculation made by regional and international equity markets for some time now.

  30. Record Number of Britons Heading Down Under

    Australia 06/02/2009

    Recessional times and gloomy weather have sparked an exodus of emigrants to relocate Down Under to make their millions and start a new life.

  31. Australia Changes Skilled Entry

    Australia 09/01/2009

    Australia has just introduced new criteria on which immigration and citizenship applications will be considered and merited.

  32. Australia Cuts Key Interest Rates


    The Australian central bank slashed its key cash rate to a unprecedented low of 3% this past Tuesday.

  33. Not So Perth-ect For Businesses In Western Australia


    Down Under they're blaming the Chinese. The region finds itself in the precarious position of relying upon the Chinese markets, and to a certain extent, the Indian economy as well.

  34. Richard Gregan Discusses Australian Emigration Opportunities


    Due to the economic slowdown, there have been more enquires from overseas, particularly Europe, USA, India and the UAE .

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