Fast user switching on a Mac with a custom keyboard layout [more inside]
UKFilter (again): What are the advantages of private medical insurance over just relying on NHS? I'm an American moving to London being offered private medical insurance. What are the advantages? Things to look for in a private medical plan? Any guidance/links appreciated.
I'm a Yank who'll be working in London for ten weeks this summer. My budget is really limited, and, with the dollar falling, it shrinks a bit more every day. Right now I could just use some general advice on living cheaply. [more inside]
The UK based company I have been working for is going under (I am in the US... I was hired as their Los Angeles based Art Director last November.) They never got the US corporation together so I was always payed as a contractor, month to month, for which I had to invoice them, always with the promise that as soon as they got the US corporation established I would get my pay as a salary with benefits like health insurance. [more inside]
I think I may be a British citizen by descent. What now? [more inside]
My boyfriend and I are planning a trip to Jolly Olde England in May. Does anyone have any advice on reasonably priced accomadations in London? Other budget-friendly advice? Other travel-savvy tips for vacationing in the UK? Indian restaurant rec's? Thanks in advance.
How should government change the way it provides services in response to the technological revolution happening around us? [more inside]
I'm interested in picking up a pair or more of walkie talkies, primarily for use whilst skiing - I didn't seem able to find any good recommendations (I saw this) but it seems US focused. [more inside]
Lost my UK passport, travelling on Wednesday - am I screwed? [more inside]
What about London should I map? [more inside]
"Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen pounds nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery." British personal finance blogs, forums and other resources? [more inside]
I'm looking for a good meal in Wolverhampton, UK. [more inside]
I read that Amy Winehouse was denied a visa to come to the US for the Grammy's, so she had to perform via satellite. But, since she's a UK citizen, wouldn't she be covered under the US Visa Waiver Program? Why did she need to apply for a visa before coming to the US?
What are some good job search websites/engines for Europe? I'm interested in jobs in international affairs, public relations, business and finance, advertising and marketing. I'm mostly looking for resources for Germany, Belgium, France and the UK, but pan-European websites are good too.
Recommendation for a company that will receive an eBay package in the UK and ship it to me in Canada? [more inside]
Can anyone help me find a wonderful short break near Bath, UK? [more inside]
Down to the wire: legal advisor to review UK employment contract [more inside]
Can my wife claim my tuition as a tax credit in the UK? [more inside]
Would I be better off buying a winter coat and heavy shoes in Park City, Utah or London? [more inside]
oldtelevisionprogramfilter. Please help me remember this old half-forgotten British children's show... [more inside]
Help me find chicken sausages in the UK. [more inside]
I run a small, clunky UK political blog. It needs a New Year spruce up. I love blogging but am as near as you get to being technically illiterate. Fellow Brit bloggers are going to help me with the techie stuff but I need to give them a design specification. I don't really know where to begin. What goes into a good design spec and can you point me to examples of other well designed blogs?
How can I be as wireless for two weeks in the UK as I am year round in the US? [more inside]
Where's a good place to buy running shoes in London? [more inside]
Where to find a plain, skinny fit T-shirt for men in the UK? It's harder than you'd think! [more inside]
Does anyone know anything about UK property law? Can they make us pay this? Conveyancer demanding small payment they should have asked us for a year ago. [more inside]
I handed my notice in at work yesterday (1 weeks notice). But I'm confused as to when my contract actually expires. I'm in the UK. [more inside]
Tax question/advice re: UK IT worker moving to US [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a good business line and phone service provider for Glasgow? [more inside]
I'm in London UK and need to buy some active PA speakers. I've found lots of shops that sell them but none where I can go in and actually look at and listen to various speakers on display. Can anyone recommend a place?
Photo negative scanning in the UK? [more inside]
My scam detector is going off but... but just a glimmer of hope... Anybody here dealt with "Electronics Marketing Limited"? [more inside]
Can I leverage being the spouse of an EU citizen to get UK/EU rates for a postgraduate program in the UK? [more inside]
Why is the UK Housing Market so different to the rest of Europe? [more inside]
I want to watch the Leonid Meteor shower (November 17/18) near Manchester, England. [more inside]
The tenants that I had in my house in London trashed the place and ran out on me leaving me seriously out of pocket. I'm in New York and poor. Anyone had any experience of chasing these things through the courts from another country? [more inside]
UK Non Doms - what are your plans to deal with new taxes? [more inside]
If I [in the UK] send my Wacom Volito graphics tablet to my friend [in the Phillipeans], can she use it with her PC?
Help me choose a new 2nd hand car (UK) [more inside]
UK employment/company law. How best for an EU company to employ someone in the UK? [more inside]
Where can I buy books printed in the UK for sale in the US? [more inside]
UK Trains: If I buy a ticket for a journey with changes which specifies that it can only be used on particular trains, what happens if train 1 is late getting me to my connection and I miss train 2, do I become eligible for later travel? [more inside]
Frank's Original Red Hot sauce. Where can I find it in the UK? [more inside]
Any advice on which websites offer the best information on IR35 in the UK in a format that would allow me to easily keep up to date with the latest developments or issues? [more inside]
Does being a citizen of a Commonwealth country make it easier to get citizenship or legal resident status in the UK?
Can Canadian citizens become permanent residents or citizens of the UK more easily than, say, a U.S. citizen? [more inside]
Can UK TV Licensing authorities actually tell via some special ray gun if you're watching TV or not? [more inside]
I want to find work as a film editor in the UK. Would it be better to find a permanent job, or freelance? Would I need an agent? If so, do you have any recommendations? [more inside]
AussieExpatFilter: What items (probably foodstuffs) are: - essentially English - unavailable in Australia and could be given to a UK expat in Aus? [more inside]
Is there anywhere to look at Pella replacement windows in or around London? [more inside]
Can you find me obscure things to do in London to help me win my girlfriend back? [more inside]