More than 60% of UK expats will never return home: survey

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Six out of 10 Britons living abroad have vowed never to permanently move back to the UK, according to a new survey published today. The poll's findings, carried out by deVere Group, reveal that 62% of British expats said that they would never relocate back to Britain, 11% said they would consider it, while 27% said they would "maybe" return to the UK at some point.   Despite the majority of respondents saying they would not consider returning to Britain, the poll also found that 70% still regularly send money back to the UK and that 81% were able to save more in their overseas location...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.