Transferring British Pension Savings

by Andrew & Rachel Ketley Disclaimer: This information is based on our experience and research and does not constitute financial advice! Originally published on https://britishingermany.org This article is meant to support anyone who worked in the UK and has a private pension understand their options and decide how to manage that, with an eye on…

Introducing Metropole – Discounted Subscriptions for VE members

Metropole was launched as a print and online magazine back in October 2015, appearing 10 times a year (monthly with a double issue at year-end and in the summer), determined to serve the best of Vienna and Austria to English-speaking expats and internationals. The aim is to allow readers to draw on everything Vienna has…

Assistant Position – until the end of 2017 at the Swiss Permanent Mission to the OSCE

There is a temporary position from 01.10.2016 until the end of 2017 at the Swiss Permanent Mission to the OSCE in Vienna for an assistant. The Swiss Mission to the OSCE is looking for a team-assistant speaking English, German and at least some passive French!

Job Opening – Regional Services Manager – Aramark

Aramark (http://www.aramark.ie and http://www.aramark.de) are looking to start hiring in Austria, with the first position being for the role of Regional Services Manager, with the following qualifications: An Austrian degree in law or business administration or facility management is mandatory. At least one year of working experience within an Austrian facility management firm or passing…

Some advice for looking for jobs

The very nature of expat life, particularly for trailing spouses, is often one where there is a great deal of insecurity and where finding a job is very difficult. Often you are being immersed into a previously unknown culture, and while your partner has a good package, relocation benefits, your own search for employment often…

200 Seconds Vienna – Pitch the City – Competition

Vienna Business Agency has a fabulous competition for all you creative people out there – it is called “200 seconds Vienna – Pitch the City” and people are invited to put together videos of 200 seconds in length to promote the city we call our adopted home. Further information is available on the Vienna Business…

Learning the language – knowing your A1 from your C2!

One of the largest obstacles that Expats face, in Vienna, as well as elsewhere is the language barrier – while many are hired for English-speaking jobs in multinational companies, not being able to speak the local language of the land can make even the most routine of tasks (e.g. shopping, sending and collecting parcels, banking,…