25 June, 2009


Overseas Support


Relocating Overseas
So you've been offered a foreign posting - do you accept, have you discussed it with your partner and family, do you know where it is? These, plus a multitude of other questions will be racing through your head at this time. Don't make the mistake of assuming that your loved ones are as keen as you are about "going foreign"!!

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Overseas Medical Cover
For those fortunate enough to get overseas whether on leave, on duty or serving in a foreign posting there is always the question of medical cover whilst away from the UK. If you want to know more...

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Welfare Benefits Overseas
You and your partner are off overseas. This doesn't necessarily mean you cease being eligible for benefits. Look here...

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Overseas Organisations and Units
A number of overseas organisations and units have set up their own websites designed to help  you and your families - settle into life in a new country and to provide the information that you need both before coming out here and immediately after arrival.

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Overseas Recruits
You and your partner have recently come to the UK, having been recruited in your home country. The first thing we need to say is welcome. It is hoped that your move went smoothly and the new life you are starting is happy, but we also acknowledge that things can be difficult. Adjusting to the climate alone can be a major undertaking. Here's what's available:

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