News from Britannia Movers International
Find a Branch

News

Britannia Reeves assist move for HMS Victory

Britannia Reeves have recently been involved in the removal of an “incredibly rare” cannon recovered from the wreck of the predecessor to Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory, which is due to be displayed at the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN), just yards from Nelson’s HMS Victory at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. The cannon weighs in at 42 pound cannons and was salvaged from the wreck of HMS Victory 1744 which was only discovered 10 years ago. The ship went down during a ... Read more

Mile High Club

A brave team of removalists from Britannia Sandersteads decided to work together to raise funds for Prostrate Cancer by taking on a skydiving challenge. The skydive took place on Sunday 15th July 2018 in Salisbury so far raising £2,815.89 towards their group target of £5,000. The jumpers were -  Trevor Woods, Mairead Almandras, Brady Almandras, Luke Smith, Tim Stevens, Nigel Woods, Adrian Harrison, Taylor Norwood and Ashley Watson The 9 Top Guns each did a tandem Skydive jumping from 15,000 feet and falling at speeds ... Read more

Where in the World Should you Live?

When you experience a yearning to move overseas, one of the first questions likely to crop up is what country should I live in?! Often, UK citizens automatically consider Europe as their first choice, simply due to the ease of remaining close enough to family members. However, with the recent turmoil and confusion surrounding Brexit, it’s becoming a choice filled with uncertainty and understandably, wannabe expats are feeling forced to reconsider where to live in the world, outside of Europe. Let’s be ... Read more

The Latest Impacts of Brexit on Expats

With each new headline and constantly changing Brexit situation, expats are understandably feeling somewhat confused and uncertain about their futures. Tensions remain high as the negotiations between the UK and EU reach breaking point. There appear to be far more questions than answers at this time and this is causing much confusions for everyone. Is there now the potential for there to be no deal at all? What might the implications be is this were happen? There continues to be so many unknowns. The Promise ... Read more

The Britannia guide to buying a home

Although buying a home can be an exciting adventure, it is also one of the most stressful and daunting decisions you will ever make – especially when it’s your first time. The decisions you make along the way when buying a property could save you – or cost you many thousands of pounds, so to help you through this tumultuous journey, here is Britannia’s guide to buying a home. Is buying a home right for you? According to a survey by the ... Read more

Expats in UAE can Relax with New Visa Regulations

The new regulations around visas and foreign company ownership are set to have significant positive impacts on expats living and working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). For expats looking to emigrate to UAE this is very good news and may indeed spark a flurry to relocate or set up businesses here. Historically, the system has been far from attractive for expats and honestly quite impractical. The inflexible and rigid visa restrictions saw job seekers struggling to find suitable work due to ... Read more

We will not be moved: New Statistics Reveal Homeowners are Staying Put

According to recent data collected from the IMLA (The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association), UK homeowners are moving house 50% less often than they did 30 years ago! Moving home was historically a fairly regular occurrence with homeowners moving on average, every 7.4 years. However, now the market is barely moving with homeowners choosing to stay put for almost 20 years! In stark comparison, first-time buyer statistics are on the rise, largely as a result of the introduction of various government initiatives like the ... Read more

The Expat Life – Preparing for your new life abroad

So you’re looking to make your dream of moving out of the UK a reality? You may be feeling a mixture of emotions as you start to take action towards your goal. Feeling like you are on an emotional roller coaster is quite common when undertaking any big life change, so you may find yourself experiencing fear and excitement all at the same time! This is completely normal and to be expected as there is much to look forward to and ... Read more

6 of the Best Vegan-Friendly Countries to Emigrate to

Choosing a vegan diet is something that is becoming increasingly popular in the UK, for a variety of reasons, such as health benefits or to reduce environmental impact etc. As a result of this growing demand, more and more vegan products are being developed and the range of choices available in restaurants is significantly increasing. In fact, some might say, there is now so much choice it has become a much easier dietary change and transition. You may have found that with ... Read more

7 Ways to Survive Onboard a 17 Hour Flight with Toddlers

With the recent historic first non-stop commercial flight from the UK to Australia, it brings up a lot of questions about what this actually means in practice for flyers. Yes, you and your family are indeed spared the frustrating changeovers – disembarking, walking, queuing, waiting around, boarding again! However, let’s not forget that 17 hours is a long time to be cooped up in a confined space. As adults, it can present a whole host of interesting challenges and when you ... Read more
APGaccrediations2