‘One of the great untold stories of the post-World War II years was the exodus of young British emigrants. Such was the scale of population loss that wartime leader Winston Churchill appealed to those wishing to depart Blighty’s war-torn shores “to stay here and fight it out”. And, in a fit of pique according to reports in the Daily Express, Churchill accused these expats of being ‘rats leaving a sinking ship”.’ Murray Watson reflects on some of the reasons why so many Britons chose to leave the victorious UK.
Find out the most popular countries for British people to emigrate to – and why they want to go there.
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“Every year we see certain countries gaining popularity among expats, and in this shaky economic environment this is most often due to increased job opportunities.” Jamie Waddell looks at three destinations likely to become the new homes of thousands of emigrating Britons in 2014.
Graeme describes a fascinating trip to San Diego in which he encounters a major power cut, explores several museums, and flies upside-down.
Matthew Green, Managing Partner of Greenwood Private Wealth Management Ltd, explains why living abroad does not necessarily spare you from paying the UK’s hefty inheritance taxes.