Articles tagged as "Retiring to Spain"

Articles tagged as "Retiring to Spain" : 21 articles

48% of Brits who moved to Spain last year retired, data shows

Pension-age Brits simply love Spain, with around half of retired UK expats in the EU registered there.

Pension-age Brits simply love Spain, with around half of retired UK expats in the EU registered there.

New data analysis by Spain’s Office for National Statistics (INE) has revealed that of the nearly 300,000 British citizens who took up residence in Spain in 2016, 48% were retired…

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Author: 08/09/2017 [0] Comments 

Half of retired British expats in Europe registered in Spain, data shows

Spain looks after the healthcare needs of more than 70,000 retired Brits - half the total EEA figure.

Spain looks after the healthcare needs of more than 70,000 retired Brits – half the total EEA figure.

A freedom of information request by the BBC has found exactly how many British retirees who currently reside in the European Economic Area (EEA) – which comprises all EU states, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein – are registered for reciprocal healthcare, with the data starkly highlighting Spain’s popularity

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Author: 13/01/2017 [0] Comments 

Number of retired British expats receiving winter fuel payments drops by two thirds since crackdown

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Since cracking down on winter fuel payments, the British government has saved £16 million.

New data released by the UK government has shown that just 42,015 British expat retirees living in the EU received winter fuel payments in the last fiscal year – a decrease of more than two-thirds in the space of a year…

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Author: 04/10/2016 [0] Comments 

Spain ranks second globally for expat experience, says HSBC poll

If you want your expat experience to be all about fun, safety, relaxation and integration, then Spain is a winner.

If you want your expat experience to be all about fun, safety, relaxation and integration, then Spain is a winner.

The latest Expat Explorer Survey by HSBC has ranked Spain second in terms of experience, with the country performing particularly well on matters of health, culture, quality of life and social life…

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Author: 26/09/2016 [0] Comments 

Brits favour Spain as number one retirement destination, polls reveals

The survey saw 19% of respondees identify Spain as their ideal retirement destination – and it is easy to see why.

A survey by financial services company Retirement Advantage has found that Spain is the top retirement destination for Brits.

Of all European destinations, Spain took 19.4% of the vote, and was also top of the polls globally, edging out the USA into second place. France came fourth, behind Australia, while Italy, New Zealand and Canada each struggled to get barely more than 5% of the votes…

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Author: 09/08/2016 [0] Comments 

Spain moves to reassure Brit expats following Brexit decision

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Nothing will change for at least two years for Brits in Spain, and as the dust settles and agreements are made, there may be fewer reasons to be fearful.

The decision by the British electorate to vote out of the EU in last week’s referendum came as something of a shock to half of Britain and most of Europe, but amid the uncertainty caused by the vote, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy (PM at the time of writing at least), spoke of the “calm and serenity” that must follow…

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Author: 27/06/2016 [0] Comments 

Cash-rich pensioners to offer boost for Spain property market

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The obvious attractions of Spain are even more appealing to cash-rich British retirees.

New data has revealed just how much British wealth is tied up among the over 50s, prompting speculation that a growing number of British retirees are preparing to invest in Spanish property…

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Author: 27/05/2016 [0] Comments 

Expat Brit pensioners could be £50k worse off in event of Brexit

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Brits who retire in another EU country receive the same incremental pension increases as they would if they remained in the UK. A post-Brexit landscape could look very different, however.

The current “triple-lock” pension agreement whereby British pensioners who have retired abroad in the EU see their pensions increase along with annual inflation could be a thing of the past if the UK exits the European Union, experts have warned…

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Author: 19/05/2016 [0] Comments 

One in three expat retirees plan to return to UK at some point, poll finds

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Most Brits who have retired abroad intend to stay in their adopted home, but one-third believe they will move back to the UK at some point.

A recent poll by NatWest International Personal Banking (IPB) has found that one third of Brits who have retired abroad intend to return to the UK at some point…

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Author: 24/03/2016 [0] Comments 

UK foreign secretary expects reciprocal agreement with Spain if Brexit happens

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UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond understands that many unanswered questions remain concerning the status of Brits abroad should the UK vote to leave the EU.

Amid fears that hundreds of thousands of Brits living in Spain might have to return to the UK if the country votes to leave the EU, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said that in all likelihood the UK and Spain would strike a reciprocal arrangement to allow foreign nationals to continue living in their countries

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Author: 07/03/2016 [1] Comment 
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