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  1. Hi there, I'm a UK doc, planning to head to Sydney Jan 2012. Just starting the application process. Assuming (hopefully) that the AMC certificate comes through ok in a couple of months, can anyone advise me on what the next stage is? Am I only at the first of 100 stages in this process? Or is getting the AMC certificate the main hurdle? Cheers, Vic
  2. Help, Help, Help, we have paid £300 to Global Visas and so far( 4 wks in total) the service has been absolutely apalling in every aspect. we now no longer wish to carry on with them. They are not answering our calls (husband has tried every day since mon) or responding to e-mails:cry:. On the 1 occasion that they did pick-up they cut him off. I really cannot believe how they have behaved. Now we wish to move to another agency but are scared and don't no who to trust. Anybody ever used The Australian migation company or Go matilda. Please help..
  3. KarlPullin1980

    Australian Grand Prix 2011

    Hey. Has anyone been to the Australian Grand Prix? Im thinking of going in 2011 and was just going to get a general admission ticket for the Sunday rather than a grandstand ticket. Would appreciate views and info if you have been Thanks Karl
  4. I've asked people at work, been to the Telstra shop and no one can tell me if there is an equivalent number to 1471 to find out the last phone number that dialed you. i;m getting plagued with strange phone calls even though i am registered with the Do Not Call Register.
  5. STERLING GUTTED BY GDP DISAPPOINTMENT UK economy shrank by -0.5% in the fourth quarter of 2010 RBA expected to hold interest rates steady at 4.75% this week Sterling fell by three cents on Monday and Tuesday before bottoming out on Wednesday and climbing all the way back. Friday was another down day and the pound spent the weekend consolidating. It opened in London this morning a cent and a half lower on the week. Without doubt the week's most important event was Tuesday's figures for gross domestic product (GDP) in the fourth quarter of 2010. GDP is, as its name suggests, the total of a country's output; the market value of all goods and services produced within its borders. Its rise and fall measures the performance of the economy as a whole. In the first three quarters of the year GDP grew by 0.3%, 1.1% and 0.7%. In the fourth quarter it was supposed to have grown by 0.5%. But it didn't. It shrank by -0.5%, not at all the required outcome. The Office for National Statistics blamed the contraction on December's arctic weather; the wrong sort of snow, if you like. Investors were not impressed by the explanation and moved out of sterling while they considered their next move. They found their inspiration the following when the Bank of England published the minutes of January's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting. For several months there had been a 1-7-1 voting split: Adam Posen wanted to increase the size of the asset purchase stimulus package, Andrew Sentance wanted to raise the Bank Rate by 25 basis points and six of their peers sided with the boss in support of the status quo. That distribution changed in January with Martin Weale joining Mr Sentance to vote for a rate increase. Although the MPC's deliberations in early January had been overtaken by the weak GDP number, investors were heartened to see that there was a greater inclination towards tighter monetary policy and higher sterling interest rates. The Australia Day holiday on Wednesday meant it was a low-key week in Australian financial markets. Preceding the day off were two inflation measures. Producer prices rose more quickly in the fourth quarter; by 0.1% as opposed to the 1.3% rise in Q3. Consumer price index inflation was softer too, down from a quarterly 0.7% to 0.4% that put the annual rate of inflation at 2.7%. Nothing as meaty as the GDP figures appears on sterling's agenda this week but there are some challenges for it to face. Purchasing managers' indices for the manufacturing and services sectors ought to show that the UK economy is doing better in Q1 2011 than it did in Q4 2010. Nationwide and Halifax house price indices will almost inevitably show that the residential property market isn't. It will be a busier week for Australian data, with the performance of manufacturing and services indices, the government's house price index, new home sales, building permits and the trade balance. On Thursday the Reserve Bank of Australia announces its monetary policy decision. Most analysts confidently expect the cash rate to remain at 4.75%. In the absence of any trend, and at the risk of being boring, our advice remains unchanged for another week.
  6. Hi all, The South Australian SMP has now been released. See Home :: Make The Move Some occupations listed there are tagged "Not Available" for the remaining period of the 2010/2011 program year. In terms of IT occupations, SA are now sponsoring: 262111 Database Administrator 262112 ICT Security Specialist 262113 Systems Administrator 263111 Computer Network and Systems Engineer 263113 Network Analyst South Australia also advises that "All occupations listed (whether 'Available' or 'Not Available') will receive Priority Processing 2 by DIAC". This means that if you have been sponsored by SA previous to the SMP being released and your occupation is on the new SMP (even if it's 'Not Available'), you will be on Priority 2. Happy new year to all, by the way! Cheers Peter
  7. Hi All Download and Read This : http://www.immi.gov.au/skilled/general-skilled-migration/pdf/acs-skills-assessment-review.pdf I have ACS assessment positive Computer Professional NEC (2231-79) on 22 Dec 2009, As i need not got the SOL & MODL , i Re-applied under 2231-79 ( Network Security ) and got the Positive on 22 June 2010, I would like to know, as per Australian Computer Society Skills Assessment Review – 7 January 2011 , Do i have to get Review/Re-assessment/ New Assessment under ANZSCO, so that DIAC can put me under Priority 3 ? Which ACS Form do i have to feel?
  8. Can anyone pls advise how you went about picking your car insurance in Australia? Are there any good websites to compare and contrast offers? We plan to buy car asap after arriving and want to have an idea where to get insurrance and what to look out for? Appreciate any help thanks!!
  9. Just wanted to get a discussion started on the possible effects to the higher education sector in Australia, if the new points based system is approved in parliament. Monash University already had to lay off 300 people due to the drop in International student applications. Last year Australia shot themselves in the foot by handling the supposedly racially motivated attacks against Indians in Australia, which led to an 80% drop in applications from Indian students. Considering the fact that Indian students coming in were second only to Chinese students in numbers, this has quite an impact. Now it seems that they have shot their other foot as they have tightened residency laws. This might have an effect on how many Chinese come in too. I think the Australian Universities are going to struggle, I mean it wont have a massive impact per se but the government will have to fund them more, and can mean that the contribution rates of local students go up too. I'm interested in knowing what you guys think about this.
  10. I have been looking online for a UK to Australia adapter but am confused as some seem to have 2 pins and others 3! What is the norm? I thought Oz plugs were 3-pin like UK but slanted instead of straight? What's with the 2-pin plugs?? Also, if we just get a couple of adaptors am I right in thinking that we can plug a UK extension lead into them and run our UK appliances off that. It would save any bother changing plugs on appliances as we are only staying 1 year. Is it safe enough to do it this way?
  11. EUROPEAN CURRENCIES LEAD THE WAY AGAIN UK inflation numbers reignite talk of an interest rate increase Australian inflation expectations jump to 4.6% on flooding fears Sterling continued the gentle upward progress with which it began the year. When London opened this morning it was the best part of a cent higher on the week, having covered a range of three cents. A big week for UK economic data brought figures for inflation, employment and retail sales. None of them was unreservedly helpful to sterling. Consumer price index data on Tuesday showed prices rising by 3.7% in 2010 as a whole. It rounded of a year in which inflation had been at or beyond its 3% upper limit every single month and it reignited the debate about what the Bank of England should do about interest rates. Opinion is sharply divided. If the Bank raises interest rates to fight inflation it risks squashing the frail recovery; if it does nothing it risks its own credibility as guardian of price stability. Either course could reflect badly on sterling if investors decide to view it in a negative light. The employment numbers were better than the previous month, if only because jobless claims over the two months went down by two thousand more than expected. That said, another 89,000 people dropped off the jobs radar, labelled "economically inactive" because they have given up looking for work. Friday's retail sales figures for December were unremittingly bad, with sales down by -0.8% on the month and flat on the year. Unusually, investors chose not to punish sterling for the disappointing numbers. In London at least, traders could vividly remember the arctic weather that had kept consumers away from the shops. A shortage of hard economic data from Australia left investors to wring as much meaning as they could from a -3.1% annual fall in motor vehicle sales and quarterly falls in the import price index of -3.8% and the export price index of -8.1%. There was not much meaning to find. They were left to ponder a couple of inflation numbers. The University of Melbourne's TD Securities figure showed prices rising by 0.2% in December, putting the annual rate for calendar 2010 at 3.8%. It was in line with expectations. Of greater concern - at least to the Reserve Bank of Australia - would have been the Melbourne Institute's survey of consumer expectations of inflation during the next 12 months. In December the consensus was that prices would rise by 2.8%: In January that expectation had leapt to 4.6%, largely as a result of the flooding and the price increases people think it will cause. This week brings two important events for sterling. On Tuesday the first estimate of fourth quarter gross domestic product (GDP) are expected to show quarterly growth of 0.5%, a slowdown from the 0.7% recorded in Q3. The Bank of England publishes the minutes of January's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting the following day. Sterling's supporters will be hoping to see that more than one member voted for an interest rate increase. For the Aussie dollar the main item will be yet another inflation measure, this one from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The official number is expected to come in at a lower level than the one from Melbourne university, probably close to 3.0%. On Wednesday Australian financial markets will take a break for Australia Day.
  12. Guest

    Is the Australian 'dream' over?

    Just feeling really discouraged about the whole migrating to Oz thing. We are stuck in category 4 and have no clue how long it will take and even if the visa will ever be granted! Meanwhile, my kids are getting older one being 18 in May, another getting really attached to a person of the opposite sex! On top of that, the exchange rate is stupid, and our property price has dropped whilst Oz properties prices have risen! Also, my OH has been overlooked for promotions due to the fact that he has been open about our visa application, and friends naturally don't want to invest time in people they believe are heading off any time!! Just wondering whether its more realistic to forget the whole idea, but then that leaves me feeling really flat.
  13. ARE STERLING INTEREST RATES GOING UP? · Some analysts think so; this week's inflation figures may provide a clue. · Australian employment change disappoints. Sterling continued the previous weeks advance until Friday, when it paused to take stock. It opened in London this morning three and a half cents better on the week. Sterling had a fairly easy ride through the week's few economic statistics. Having managed to dodge a fall in the Halifax house price index it went on to sidestep a -0.3% drop in the British Retail Consortium's retail sales figure, taking the BRC's word for it that it was only the hideous weather in December that spoiled the result. Another record monthly trade deficit was close enough to forecasts to avoid doing any damage. Industrial and manufacturing production figures were both higher in November, manufacturing by 0.6% and the broader industrial production (including mining and energy) by 0.4%. They, too, were in line with expectations. The figures that did make a difference - and a positive one - were Friday's producer price index (PPI) numbers. They were pretty punchy. Manufacturers' costs increased by 12.5% in the year to December while factory gate prices rose by 4.2%. Leaving aside the implication that gross profit margins are being horribly squeezed, the 4.2% rise in factory gate prices suggests that at least some of the increase must pass through to retail prices. Although the Bank of England made no change to monetary policy on Thursday and has said nothing to suggest that interest rates are going up any time soon, the PPI numbers prompted investors to wonder whether they might. Rightly or wrongly the market has begun to think a rate increase will come sooner than previously thought. Some analysts say May. Consumer price index (CPI) inflation data this week are expected to show an official inflation rate of 3.3%. The old retail price index (RPI), arguably a better measure of the real cost of living, could be up by 4.8% on the year. Add to that a belief among the general public that prices will rise by 3.9% this year and the pressure for a rate increase becomes even greater. It is all very well for the Bank to say the current high inflation rate is the result of temporary pressures - it may even be true - but if people and businesses believe it will rise even further the belief itself will push prices higher. An early interest rate increase could be used to nip that idea in the bud. With the European currencies pushing ahead, led by the euro itself, anything with "dollar" in its name fell to the rear. The Aussie was not the biggest casualty but it lagged behind its Canadian and New Zealand cousins, losing-2% against the pound and -3% against the euro. The Australian economic data could not really be blamed. Retail sales were up by 0.3% in November, partially reversing the previous month's -0.8% decline. November's $1.9 billion trade surplus was very close to forecast. Home loans for that month were up by 2.5% while investment lending was down by almost exactly the same proportion. Most important were the Australian employment data, particularly the figure for employment change in December. After unusually strong jobs growth of 54.6k in November the predicted 25k would have been anticlimactic on its own. The number announced on Thursday was even more of a disappointment at just 2.3k, as near to unchanged as makes no difference. The Aussie dollar had a mad half-hour, strengthening immediately ahead of the announcement and falling by a cent when the news came out, but the numbers had no lasting impact. There is no particular focus in Australia this week. New vehicle sales will probably be -3.1% down in the year to December and consumer confidence will probably be lower after the Ashes series. For sterling the obstacles will be CPI inflation, employment, public sector borrowing and retail sales, all of which are important numbers. It is probably fair to assume the inflation data will be helpful but the others are in the lap of the gods.
  14. Hello dear PIO fellows, Just a simple (and short, for a change ) question: is IT or computer science, or informatics or whatever you call it, part of the australian secondary school curriculum ? I did a basic research but just found this field–design and technology– which seems not to be quite the same. Thanks in advance for you help. Cedric.
  15. Guest

    The Australian Dream

    Been watching a few programmes about Australia , WDU, Phil, etc, and to an extent the programme seems to concentrate on the house that may or not be available to 'clients'. Of course dependant on price, locality, amenities , etc. And while I wholly agree that to have a nice house is all well and good, and if you can afford one then fair play, BUT. Do these programmes to some extent concentrate on the more 'peripheral' aspects of the migration process. This is a VERY PERSONAL point of view, and I don't expect anyone else to agree or disagree to an extent, so with that said. If our expectations are too high about what we can and cannot afford does this immediately put you on the back foot before arrival and in someway we may become a little disillusioned with our now higher than ideal ideas of what we may be able to afford. After all, you can only sleep in one bedroom at a time, live in one living room, use one kitchen etc, do we really need a bigger house to ensure future happiness. I realise that those with children may have their options a little limited if the houses are too small, and I also realise that it is nice to have a spare bedroom or two, maybe a pool, en-suite etc, but is this sort of dream really putting too much pressure on ourselves before we have even settled in OZ. As I said, I have NOTHING against anyone that chooses this path, work hard, you fully deserve the 'wealth' it brings you and in so doing why the hell not get a large house with a pool etc, bloody good luck to you. But, maybe, just maybe if we lowered our expectations a little more maybe it would lead to a more settled mindset is all. Again, very personally I and the good lady would be happy in a very modest one or two bedroom unit, flat, cabin, etc. I have even lived in a static caravan for several months, and if you didn't know better we could have been in any suburb, one and a bit bedrooms:goofy:, small kitchen (very) one loo and one shower/bath, and about five metres of grass outside. And I would have to say, the camaraderie and community spirit was better than any I had ever experienced in Australia when I was living in a 'proper' house. I realise that prices of even the smallest abodes in Australia have gone up, but if we ever so slightly drop our expectations a bit I reckon that whilst we 'may' be living in what some may call a shoe box, we may well be the happier for it. Just my opinion is all, I have no axe to grind with those that afford the bigger houses, my only intention of this thread is to maybe say that at times we may need a shot of reality and realise that just because it is smaller, doesn't mean it is any less of a home. The examples I have shown would suit me down to the ground, and I realise that they are not for everyone, but one in particular looks fantastic, now if I can get it erected with a view of the ocean I would be a very happy bunny.:biglaugh: Cheers Tony.
  16. Hi all! I have a full UK driving licence and am moving to Sydney in March on a 457 VISA. I have passed my motorbike theory and CBT here in the UK, I just failed my DAS (mod 1!!!) for gaining a full motorcycle licence. I am leaving this country on Sunday so no chance to re-take. Now...does my CBT 'mean' anything in Australia? Would they transfer that entitlement into Ls? Unless the answer to that is 'yes', I think I need to wait 6 months, get a NSW licence and then do my test to get Ls and ride a novice bike for a few months before progressing to P1. Does this sound correct, does anyone know? I have emailed the NSW RTA but just wondering if anyone here knows. Thanks Jonathan
  17. ausdreamer

    Strine and Australian Slang!

    Strine is infectious. It is not unusual for English settlers to fall into the habit of shortening every word. The nation of utes (pick-up trucks), unis (universities), smokos (tea breaks) and long arvos (afternoons) at the footie (football) hasn't finished with the English language quite yet. So have you started to pick up and use any aussie slang? Anyway, time to knock off. I'm as dry as a Pommy's towel.
  18. Hi all I m a 27 year old British citizein and have just found out about Australian citizeinship by descent. My mother is entitled to this as both her parents are australian (she was born and is a citizein of the uk only ) . And i was hoping i would be entitled to it too once she gets her oz citizeinship since i am her son, however it would seem that since she had not gone through this process at thte time of my birth i may not be entitled to it... could anyone clarify this point for me please? does anyone here have any experience of this? thanks
  19. STERLING STILL LOOKS GOOD Weak data fail to impair the pound Aussie suffers from greater caution among investors and continued concern about the Queensland flooding From last Monday's low the pound managed to add four cents by Tuesday night and picked up a further cent on Wednesday and over the weekend. In the good news/bad news trade-off sterling was theoretically the loser last week. The good news was Tuesday's manufacturing sector purchasing managers' index (PMI). It went up from 57.3 to 58.3, its highest level since 1994. The list of bad news was longer. PMIs for the construction and services sectors both fell, services to 49.7 and construction to 49.1. That they both went below 50 is significant: Services and construction business is no longer growing, it is shrinking. The number of mortgage approvals was slightly higher in November but the 700 increase from 47,300 to 48,000 engendered more pity than admiration. The Halifax house price index, which came out as London opened this Monday morning, was an even harsher comment on the residential property market. It showed prices falling by -1.3% in December and down by -3.4% on the year. Like the Nationwide a week earlier, the Halifax sought to put a less negative spin on the figures by referring to the quarterly rate of change; "Prices in the final three months of 2010 were 0.9% lower than in the previous quarter. This rate of decline is significantly less than the quarterly falls of 5-6% during the second half of 2008." The Halifax was also optimistic that "Interest rates are likely to remain very low for some time. This will continue to support a favourable affordability position for those entering the market and limit financial pressure on existing homeowners to sell." They studiously avoided the subject of what might happen to prices when interest rates do eventually rise, as they could well do this year. A thin week for Australian statistics saw the AiG performance of manufacturing index (PMI) fall by more than a point to 46.3, new home sales fall by -0.2% and building permits suffering a -9.9% drop. None of the figures was remotely helpful to the Australian dollar but they were not its main obstacle. Investors were more concerned by the negative economic effects of the Queensland flooding and the possible insolvency of various southern European governments. The new year downturn in investor risk-appetite allowed both the Aussie and the Kiwi dollars to fall back against the US dollar and the pound. The success of the pound last week was principally the result of investors' disaffection with the euro and their consequent caution about global growth and commodity currencies. Sterling got away with some dubious economic data because the UK government is not seen to be at risk of going bust. It might not get away with the same stunt this week if the UK trade or industrial production figures fail to pass muster. The main event for the Australian dollar will be Thursday's employment numbers for December, which are unlikely to be as strong as 54,600 new jobs recorded in November.
  20. Hello, I was just wondering if anyone had used this company as agents or have any knowledge of them? All seems fine, but thought I would see if anyone could recommend them or not? Thanks
  21. Guest

    Australian Dependant

    Hi all, This is my first post, so just laying out feelers to see if anyone has been in my situation. Very briefly, I am a 38 and a finance manager for a garage, my oh is 41 and is a self employed mechanic, we have 2 children - 11 and 5. My natural father is Australian and still lives there. I also have 2 half sisters over there all with their own families although we are all in regular contact after I located them earlier this year. I was born in the UK and have always lived here (except 4 years in Germany with the forces). We are hoping to emigrate to Oz in about 6 years once my son leaves secondary school and my daughter leaves primary school. We are unsure whether to try and do this via the skills migration or whether I should apply for dual nationality and take my family with me that way. Does anyone have any thoughts or experience, or would it not really make a difference either way? Thank you in advance for any insights. :hug: Toni. x
  22. Hi, I was hoping someone would be able to help me. My partner is currently serving in the British Army and thinking of transferring to the Australian army in the next few years. We have only recently started thinking about this so are really starting from scratch in terms of having any information about emigrating. Is there anyone else who has moved to Australia by transferring regiment? I was wondering if you could answer the following questions:- 1. Is there a minimum rank my partner would need to be to transfer? 2. He is in the royal artillary - Do the australian army have similar regiments? 3. Would we need to be married before I could emigrate with him? 4. Do the army pay for all emigration fees, medicals etc? 5. Would he have to do any conversion courses? 6. I am currently completing a law degree and intend to qualify as a secondary school teacher. Could I complete the necessary teaching qualifications in Australia, or would I have to qualify in England and then do a conversion course? I would also be grateful if you could let me know your experience of moving and whether you have found it was the right thing to do? Thanks for any help. Amy
  23. Hi everyone, My OH, myself and our two children 13 + 8 are currently going through the transfer process from British army to Australian and wondered if anyone else is going through it too. Our interview is 30th July, so i have everything crossed :smile: Georgina
  24. Happy New Year everyone. A POSITIVE START TO THE YEAR FOR STERLING It might be a fluke but so far so good. UK manufacturers still optimistic. Aussie dollar finds itself unexpectedly underwater. An expensive festive season cost the pound a net three cents. It could have been worse. On Monday, while Britain was celebrating New Year’s Day, it was five cents below pre-Christmas levels. If this sounds like a rehash of the pre-Christmas sterling apologia, apologies, but the pound was again beset by a series of individually insignificant yet collectively damaging news items. At £22.8 billion, November's UK public sector net borrowing requirement was a third bigger than the expected £16.8 billion and two and a half times the size of the October shortfall. That announcement did not receive a warm reception just a week after the revelation of 33,000 public sector job losses. A day later there was a downward revision to third quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth. Initially, Q3 growth had been assessed at 0.8%; now it was only 0.7%. Although by no means awful, it was a step in the wrong psychological direction. House prices remain a major sore that investors cannot help but scratch. Hometrack, a firm providing "information solutions to the UK housing and mortgage industries", recorded another monthly fall in house prices, this time of -1.6% in December after a -1.1% fall in November. The Land Registry, perhaps best-placed to evaluate the entirety of the UK property universe, logged a -0.6% fall for the average house price in November. Nationwide's figure for December was an unexpected tonic that nobody quite trusted; a 0.4% price rise from November to December. Nationwide admitted "it would be premature to suggest that the recent downward trend has been broken on the basis of one month’s figures" but stressed that the situation today is more stable than it was two years ago. During the last few days of 2010 the pound suffered a couple of reversals, both inexplicable and both later corrected. There are two possible conclusions to be drawn from the sell-offs. First, sizeable orders in a thin market can move the exchange rate disproportionately; second, because both instances involved selling the pound there is an implication that not all the bears are in hibernation this winter. The Australian dollar did well during the holiday period, taking advantage of investors' renewed appetite for risk and high-yielding currencies. Its winning streak came to an end on Monday. Investors came to the conclusion that the widespread flooding in Queensland would have a serious impact on agricultural production and overall economic output. Their misgivings about the Aussie were intensified when the Australian Industry Group's performance of manufacturing index fell by more than a point in December to 46.3. Anything below 50 indicates a contraction in activity. Although inflationary pressures suggest rising interest rates in the foreseeable future, nervousness about the Australian economy is, for the moment, overriding the usual enthusiasm for higher yields. Sterling began the New Year on a positive note. Mortgage approvals in November were microscopically higher at 48,000 and, more importantly, the purchasing managers' index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector improved from 57.5 to 58.3. It had been expected to fall, so was a reason for mild celebration. Thursday's services sector PMI is projected to be steady at 53.0 but the Halifax house price index the following day could bring negativity back into the equation.
  25. Hi Everyone We have been in Australia for 6 months now and me and my fiancée are both VERY homesick BUT we always said we would give it at least a year so we are doing. We have 2 friends coming for a holiday in November for 3 weeks which we CANT WAIT for and my mum, dad, brother and my fiancée’s sister coming in March for 3 weeks so obviously we want to stay anyway and then in April next year (2011) we would have been here a year and if we still want to go home which at the moment we think we most probably will then we have decided we are going to travel around the whoooooole of Australia in a camper van before we do go back just because we might as well now that we are here and also the fact that we have no commitments like kids! I am an electrician so it was a right pain emigrating having to do vetassess and all my gap training once I got here to gain my A grade licence but at least we tried it and we won’t be looking back thinking we wish we had tried it because now we actually have. Since being here my fiancée has been studying at college for a Certificate in Beauty Therapy and Nail Technology (Gel and Acrylic nails) and in her Beauty course she is covering Waxing, Make-up, Nails, eyelash and eyebrow tinting etc also she is doing an extra course at the end in spray tanning and she LOVES it. We just want to find out if the qualification she gains here in beauty still applies in England and could she literally apply for jobs straight away when we arrive back to England or even set her own business up or does she need to do extra study at home? Does anyone know the answer to this or know a website for finding out this information? Regards Andy :biggrin: