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 2020:   SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE LIST OF  FABB MEMBERS which are :   BRITISH OWNED BUSINESSES and professionals across Florida. We have hundreds of UK-based members too, who joined to use our relocation and immigration services, not shown here.  FABB membership numbers fluctuate, like all associations.  Many are not listed on this page for requested privacy reasons.   This page, by its very nature,  is a work forever in progress!    More join FABB regularly. FABB has helped British businesses and individuals succeed in Florida since 1997.   We also have an unequalled team of immigration and relocation experts, in place since 2 decades,  advising UK Brits move to Florida.  NOTE:  We also have thousands of associate British business-owners and professionals across Florida in all fields,  we deal with,  aside from FABB members.    Please support British businesses in Florida.  TO JOIN FABB:  Send an email to britishbusiness@gmail.com   On the subject line put  JOIN FABB in FLORIDA.  Include Name + City + Business name + Contact phone. 

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► STEVE WINTERS of Natural Prologic LLC.  Need something shipped to/from Florida? Or from anywhere in Florida to anywhere in the UK.  British run Natural ProLogic LLC  has your one-stop shipping and freightforwarding solutions.  Based in Boca Raton, with clients across Florida and the UK, they have moved many Florida Brits to/from UK, including returning expats from any part of Florida.  Licensed and insured with years of experience in this international industry.   Says British owner Steve Winters:  “ We handle and can offer any shipping needs, from a full container with household effects to an envelope by courier.  We have a much discounted Courier rate with DHL for docs and small parcels.   We have our own agents in London, Birmingham & Manchester, to ensure you have complete door to door service including customs clearance in UK and the USA.  Give us a try you won’t be disappointed.”   Expert Procurement & Logistics for more than 40 years.  In the first instance, call Steve on his cellphone [713] 503-1579  to discuss your needs and get a quote.   Send email to Steve Winters  steve@natprolog.com     Skype: stevewinters    On subject line put :  “Shipping query from FABB”   Company info on www.natprolog.com   Members of the Florida Association of British Business.

► MONEYCORP  ££$$ Florida and UK.      TIP:   WANT TO SAVE WHEN TRANSFERRING UK CURRENCY? Or dollars over to UK ? DON’T USE YOUR BANK!  Use Moneycorp.  [I use Moneycorp myself-PK] TO FIND OUT MORE:    Phone Moneycorp’s Kelly Cutchin on  [863] 207-6616 at their HQ in Orlando to ask all your questions.  Or email your query to kelly.cutchin@moneycorp.com for details.  Moneycorp’s HQ is in London.  The pound is shaky.  That affects all expats in Florida who still have UK dealings. To transfer your precious funds, we highly recommend you use the services of Moneycorp.  This will save you fees and grief, as we Londoners say!  What your own bank won’t do is save considerable  exchange fees, like Moneycorp.  At lower rates than any bank   THE BEST WAY:   Moneycorp, the UK company with an office in Florida and droves of satisfied Florida clients. It is the only UK currency exchange company licenced to deal in 50 states.   Many expat Brits here have used this currency service for years and report huge savings and satisfaction.   Sent by the Florida Association of British Business [FABB.  Moneycorp have been trusted members since 2005. 

►  DIONNE HARDING P.A,  a FABB member, is originally from Belvedere, Kent  and a licensed Realtor. Established in Central Florida since 2009, she is based in the Orlando/Kissimmee area.  Dionne has worked with many UK buyers and sellers over the past 11 years assisting fellow Brits and other Foreign buyers in real estate transactions. Who would understand you better other than a fellow Brit?  With the tools she has in place, you will be able to monitor and close a transaction in the comfort of your home using eclosing, which is done by a way of  videoconferencing and eNotary.  Ask her about a Free Market Analysis to value your home. Dionne works with brokerage Premium Properties out of their Orlando office.  Dionne is also a Certified New-homes Co-Broker, and specialize in New Home Sales and can handle any Central Florida area purchase, sales or rental query you may have.  Reach her directly on cell [407] 283-2189 or email to  dionneflproperty@gmail.com  See her website https://www.dionneharding.premiumorlandoproperties.com

ROYAL MAIDS FRANCHISES.  This ongoing Franchise opportunity is useful those seeking to buy an E2 qualifying business in Florida or other states, who don’t have much experience running your own business .  This is a successful British-owned franchise operation, with offices across Florida and the United States which has been established for many years.   Royal Maids is a topline residential cleaning service, much in demand by Americans, who love everything with a British theme. You don’t have to undertake cleaning yourself [unless you want to get involved]—you hire workers.  You can start one anywhere in Florida or across the United States.   Most are run by British immigrants like you, who got their E2 visa this way.  It has been featured in Emigrate USA and other UK publications and they have been FABB members since 2003.  The British owners are Joanne & Tim Hollindrake–HQ is in Sterling, Virginia.  Royal Maids franchisees are operating all over Florida, some by fellow Brits/FABB members.  First,  peruse their website:  www.royalmaidservice.com   Then if you are interested, contact Joanne & Tim.  Their email is office@regalmaids.com  Joanne & Tim have worked with FABB for many years, as well as Florida they have other locations in Georgia and Virginia known as Regal Maid Service   Phone [703] 975-8728 and ask to speak with Joanne.   

►  NAPLES AREA  experienced British realtor and FABB member KATHY RAINFORD  offers a professional, well-informed , honest service to Brits seeking vacation villas, investment properties and all other aspects of real estate in SW Florida. Short sales and foreclosures are hot topics at present! Contact me for list of these properties.  Kathy Rainford holds a Florida Brokers Licence and is a Certified International Property Specialist and Overseas Member of the UK National Association of Estate Agents Ltd.  Office phone in Naples [239] 430-1700 Cellphone [239] 601-7731. Email britishnaples@hotmail.com Realty World Top Producers Inc.  WEBSITES:    www.realtyworldtopproducers.com   and    www.buyingpropertiesinflorida.com  FABB member since May 2005.

BRADENTON and SARASOTA:  Tracey Franklin is a full time licensed British expat Realtor who lives in Bradenton.  She works with Charles Rutenberg Realty.  A member of FABB [Florida Association of British Business],  she is originally from Leicester.  Tracey was with London’s Metropolitan Police for 27 years, retiring at the rank of Inspector After vacationing in Florida for 25 years and owning property here, Tracey and her British husband moved to Florida in 2016.   She has an extensive knowledge of the Bradenton area.  Tracey now utilises her negotiation skills to represent buyers and sellers from the UK and US and is passionate about helping YOU achieve your dream, whether a permanent home or vacation rental.  She is a member of NAR [ National Association of Realtors]  and RASM [Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee Counties]. See her website www.TraceyFranklin.com  To discuss your needs, contact Tracey direct on (941) 203 9338 or email her at traceylfranklin67@gmail.com                       [Latest-2020]

 ► SANDRA CAMPBELL is a UK qualified solicitor who spends her time between Florida and the UK.  Florida expat Brits:  Do you need advice on UK legal matters?  Now you can contact a qualified legal professional on your doorstep, not thousands of miles away in Britain.  Wills, inheritance, creditcard debts, mortgages,  divorce,  immigration over to the UK, property or business affairs or any form of litigation in the UK.  Her company in the UK is Campbell and Co. solicitors in Harrow, with an office also in Mayfair, London.  Find details on www.campbellandcosolicitors.co.uk   A member of  Florida Association of British Business [FABB], Sandra is based in Boca Raton but can advise clients in any part of Florida.   Contact Sandra directly in Florida on [561] 807-6823 for a first consultation or at her UK office on 01144 0207 016 9995.  Or email your legal query to:  Sandra@campbellandcosolicitors.co.uk   FABB member since 2005.    

►  MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR BRITS in any part of Florida.  You’re in America now—you need medical insurance!!  For all your health insurance needs phone agent Scott Rose owner of Mainstreet Solutions agency in Boca Raton, established 1987, who specialises in medical insurance for Brits, even those over 80.  Says Scott:  ”  We can also cover newly arrived immigrants from the UK or any other country like Australia at a discounted rate.”   Various plans for all ages, including Lloyds of London,  Medicare advice, the new Affordable Healthcare [“Obamacare”],  and the affordable health savings account plan for Florida Brits.   ALSO temporary VISITORS INSURANCE coverage for your relatives or friends visiting from the UK for 3/6 months.   ALSO   A plan available for seniors age 63-73 and LongTerm Care Insurance for people over 60.    Ask Scott at Mainstreet Solutions to explain your options.  Call his office on [561] 392-4485.   OR email to:  Mainstreetins@msn.com  On subject line put:   TO SCOTT—–Medical for Brits.  Hundreds of British expats in all parts of Florida, including myself, have their coverage with Scott—Patricia Kawaja, FABB President.  Scott Rose has been a  FABB member since 1998.  

►  SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, including FT.MYERS and NAPLES AREA.   FABB Member Donna Mitchell is a licensed and experienced expat British realtor who specialises in the desirable Naples area in southwest Florida. Originally from Middlesex, she has lived in Florida since 1993 and helped many British buyers/renters find their ideal property.  Donna is a Broker/Owner for Win Realty, LLC who specializes in Fort Myers and Cape Coral.  Their website is  www.winrealty.org  You can reach me direct on [239] 297-0517 or email  dmitchell@winrealty.org

►  TAMPA BAY / ST. PETERSBURG BEACH AREA The British-American team of Carol Lucas and Brian Smith at Lucas Smith Realty LLC.  A member of FABB, the Florida Association of British Business.  With their world-wide business connections, Carol and Brian are able to seek out homes anywhere across the United States, for their clients to purchase. Whether you are looking for a permanent residence, holiday villa or apartment, second home or investment property, they have the necessary relationships and contacts to meet your needs and desires, at NO charge to you, the buyer. Their dedication to excellence, is the collaboration of a wealth of high caliber professionalism and experience.  Born and educated in the UK, Carol has extensive International business experience in the computer industry and overseas property Sales.  Licensed since 1986, Carol is a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), this designation being held by less than 5% of Realtors nationwide.  Brian Smith, the other half of this dynamic and respected Husband and Wife Real Estate Team is a Californian born of British parents. He is currently a “Master Instructor” for all approved Department of Real Estate classes. Brian also presided over Mortgage Lending as a Vice President for two U.S. banks. He is a Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker and specializes in helping UK buyers purchase property in the Sunshine State, by conducting seminars in the UK and having strategic partnerships with lawyers, solicitors and financial advisors in both countries.  Contact Carol and Brian to discuss your needs directly on cell  [650] 465-0144  or in UK on (+44) 01275-791167  Email  carol@carollucas.com  Their website is www.lucas-smithrelocation.com 

► CHEAPEST FLIGHTS TO UK and EUROPE.  Richard Hubbard [British travel agent]  [SEE his services on the UK travel page on this website]  Tel.  (786) 552-6214    Email:   rih@continentaltravelgroup.com    He works with established agency Continental Travel Agency. Cheap flights to UK and European Cities our speciality from Miami, Orlando and Tampa. GREAT DEALS ON BUSINESS CLASS to UK and European cities. ASK RICHARD. BEFORE YOU BOOK ELSEWHERE  Contact the British travel whizz we Florida Brits all use for a farequote:   Miami-based Richard has served British clients across Florida for over 23 years.   Great personal service from a fellow Brit!  He also does reversal fares, which are often cheaper,  where you book FROM the UK to Florida—-ask him about this. FABB Member since 1997.   

►  AUTO INSURANCE FOR BRITS NEW TO FLORIDA.     West Insurance specializes in auto insurance for Florida Brits. “ Seventy  per cent of our clients are Brits and FABB members and our agency will get you insured and advise you how to overcome problems.  Many insurance agents will NOT be able to answer your questions on international car insurance.  We can, ”  says owner Trae West. ” Call his agency for the correct current answers.  FABB has worked with West Insurance Group,  based in Ft Lauderdale with a Tampa satellite office for many years.  Phone WEST INSURANCE (954) 491-1942.  Ask for owner Trae West.  Or email: trae@westinsfl.com  and   traewest@msn.com    On subject line put:  To Trae West car insurance query.   FABB members since August 2002.      [FYI:  Once you’ve settled in Florida, West agency also offers homeowners, commercial property, business insurance and workers compensation–all useful for Brits living in Florida].

 ► MERRITT ISLAND  BREVARD COUNTY IN EAST FLORIDA.   SUE GOLDTHORP is a licensed expat British realtor who is based in Merritt Island, handling property and sales of businesses in Brevard County.  Says Sue: “ I have MLS membership of the Space Coast Association of Realtors, Orlando and Miami.  Originally from Oxford I have lived all over the UK  before leaving at the beginning of 1997. I lived in New Zealand for 16 months then California for 5 years before moving to Florida in 2003.  I have been a Real Estate Investor since 2003, an agent since 2009 and Broker since 2011.”   Sue is Owner/Broker of Visulate LLC real estate brokerage in Merritt Island FL   See her website www.visulate.com   Contact Sue to discuss your property or business needs directly on her cell [321] 698-5198 or email sue@goldthorp.com .  Member of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB] since July 2015.

►  BONITA SPRINGS west Florida  Andy Smith is the British CEO of  ISOQAR,  an accredited certification body. This means that ISOQAR is accredited to audit organizations against a variety of quality, environmental, and other management standards. On a day-to-day basis, this work is regulated by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) in the USA. See exactly what they do from their website www.isoqarinc.com  Contact Andy Smith on [239] 947-6980 his office. Email: andy.smith@isoqarinc.com   FABB Member since February 2005

► ACCOUNTANT UK-USA.  JAMES ANDREWS  a chartered British accountant and Florida certified accountant on FABB team, with 30 years experience and a Florida resident for many years. Jimmy works with newcomers from UK to set up their Florida businesses and file tax returns.  NOTE TO UK BUYERS SEEKING BUSINESSES FOR AN E2 VISA :    When you have found a business to buy and are ready to make your offer to the sellers  DO DUE DILIGENCE. This is standard procedure when buying a business in Florida….contact Jimmy Andrews to find out more.  He is based in the Ft Lauderdale area and has clients all over Florida and the UK.   His fee is reasonable and varies according to the work involved.  JIMMY ANDREWS ACCOUNTING  Cellphone [305] 323-1278   email:   jand592040@aol.com   FABB Member since 2000.

►  ORLANDO Area.  Business broker RICHARD VEALE, originally from Essex, is an experienced licenced business broker [and real estate broker] who over the years has helped many UK clients find the ideal business which qualifies for an E2 visa.  Contact fellow Brit Richard to see the list of current businesses for sale in the Central Florida area.  Based in Orlando, reach him on his cell [321] 297-8161 or email richard@profilesrealty.com    WEBSITE  www.profilesrealty.com   VOTED Business Brokers of Florida Top Five and Deal Maker Award 2009. Richard was voted Business Brokers of Florida Top Five, won Deal Maker Award 2009, Business Brokers of Florida Million Dollar Award 2008 and 2009, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.  [Updated 2020] 

 LAKELAND [near Orlando]   TAX AND ACCOUNTING SERVICES.  British native and FABB member  Paul Jerome, has owned and operated his full service tax and accounting firm in the US for over 10 years since 2005. He is well versed in all US tax and accounting matters.  He offers business set-ups (i.e. advising the best business structure for each clients circumstance (i.e. Corps, LLC, etc.), full service accounting (payroll, bank reconciliations, general ledger maintenance, financial statement preparation) as well as being a full service income tax preparer.  He can advise on the best business set-up and can provide assistance in satisfying any visa requirements.  Paul’s firm has two locations, in Tampa and Lakeland, and has many clients that he services remotely.   Paul can be contacted by phone [813] 983-0235 Tampa office or  [863] 644-9756 Lakeland office or by email:  pjerome@americas-tax.com  His website is www.americas-tax.com  FABB member since November 2015.

► ELAINE SOLOMON .   Want to buy or rent in the Magic City?  FABB member and fellow Brit Elaine Solomon is our Miami and Miami Beach specialist.  She has been in the USA since 1974, in New York and Miami, working in New York’s financial district for years before moving down to Florida as a licenced realtor.  “I love Miami, the vibrancy, the passion and the diversity of the city make it the perfect place to live, “ says Elaine.  “One has the best of both worlds, the fabulous restaurants, shopping and cultural events and the marvellous beaches at your doorstep. Living and working in the heart of it gives me a unique perspective on what someone is looking for and how to make that happen for my British clients. I work with one of Miami’s largest realty companies with all their resources at my disposal and bring all the savvy ex New Yorkers have!  I am  ready to help you find the perfect Miami place!  Contact Elaine:  Cell [305]  979 6521  Email:  livedowntownmiami@gmail.com  Her website:   www.livedowntownmiami.com    FABB member since January 2011.

► The British Consul General of Miami since 2018 is Nocolette Brent, M.B.E.  The Consul is always made an honorary member of FABB, our customary policy since FABB was founded in 1997.   See full details of his duties on the BRITISH CONSULATE page on this website.  

► STUART DODD.   Power or sailboat repairs.  Global Marine Service & Repair, Inc. run by expert British sailing veteran Stuart Dodd can take care of repairs, routine maintenance, upgrades or refits on 40 to 90 ft. power boats or sail boats.   An experienced team is available to deal with all your needs.   They can also advise and recommend other reputable companies in the Fort Lauderdale area to solve your every maritime problem. Reach Stuart on  Stu4boats@bellsouth.net or  [954] 612-1600.  Stuart is a 1997 charter member of FABB, the Florida Association of British Business, a longtime Florida resident and a serving City Commissioner for Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.

► THE BRITISH BUREAU of FLORIDA British-American Public Relations/Marketing—owner.  Also President and co-founder of FABB in 1997.     Phone [305] 371-9340  Email:   BritishFlorida@aol.com    The British Bureau [established 1991] specialises in public relations, publicity and marketing services focused on Florida’s British community, businesses and individuals. We reach the British market for our clients. Everything we do is on our website www.www.britishflorida.com. If you need to reach the British community in Florida–ask us what we can do for you!  We have the only statewide British contacts database in Florida

► FT. MYERS  Donna Mitchell is a licensed and experienced expat British realtor who specialises in the desirable greater Naples area in southwest Florida. Originally from Middlesex, she has lived in Florida since 1993 and helped many British buyers/renters find their ideal property.  Donna is a Broker/Owner for Win Realty, LLC who specializes in Fort Myers and Cape Coral.  Their website is  www.winrealty.org  You can reach me direct on [239] 297-0517 or email  dmitchell@winrealty.org   FABB member since 2012

►  PALM HARBOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA REBECCA FITTS, originally from the UK, has been established in Florida real estate since 2004.  A member of FABB, she works with renowned brokerage Keller Williams. Rebecca handles commercial real estate sales in the Palm Harbor and southwest Florida areas.  She also works with those who want to invest in Florida real estate. Says Rebecca: “I offer fellow Brits the business premises they seek.  See website www.rebeccafitts.kw.com   To discuss your commercial real estate needs, reach Rebecca directly on her cell [727] 414-3544 or at her office [727] 772-0772 Or by email to rebeccafits@kw.com     

► SEBRING FLORIDA  Derek Hodges, British owner.  Direct  [863] 258-1125  Email:   derek@britishfox.com  WEBSITE   www.britishfox.com   Derek’s company has  developed a network of companies (free web pages) in Fox Business Network since 1997.   Joint ventures to develop internet business. Work with company owners to develop and expand web business. Derek Hodges, BSc, MIET. aka the “British Fox” Internet and eCommerce Expert and Speaker has worked closely with many of the companies who had taken advantage of these free pages to develop fully functional internet commerce sites. These internet commerce sites now generate over 3 million dollars per year of revenue, and are run exclusively by Derek Hodges , building his business over the last 2 decades.  Derek Hodges has extensive experience in search engine optimization, he or his companies became a Network Solutions Partner, a Go-Daddy Super Reseller and a Qualified Google Advertising Professional. He also is President of Net Patrol, Inc. a not for profit company, whose goal is to foster ethical internet commerce.

 ►  SEMINOLE and WEST FLORIDA – KEVIN WELLAND is an experienced, licensed expat British realtor, originally from London, who has worked in Florida real estate since 2004 and been a resident of Tampa Bay since 1992.  Member of FABB, the Florida Association of British Business, Kevin handles property sales in the west Florida Tampa Bay areas of Clearwater/St Petersburg and the areas between, including the beaches. He is experienced at helping UK buyers/sellers over the years and has many satisfied British clients. Kevin has a wealth of experience representing both buyers and sellers from the UK whether they are moving to Florida permanently or buying their holiday dream home in the sun. Kevin also holds the SRS (Seller Representative Specialist) designation and is a member of the Pinellas Realtor Organization & National Association of Realtors.    Kevin is very passionate about his work and loves to help fellow Brits and is always available to answer any questions related to real estate or moving to the area.  Kevin is assisted by his British wife Julia. Kevin Welland works with the brokerage of RE/MAX All Star in Madeira Beach & Seminole.    To buy, sell or rent property, contact Kevin direct on [727] 709-2581 or email wellandteam@gmail.com    WEBSITE  www.wellandteam.com   

► ST. AUGUSTINE, NE FLORIDA.   ROSE COYNE,  a FABB member, is originally from Scotland and a licensed realtor. Established in Florida since 2015, she is based in St. Augustine, has over 12 years of real estate  experience and offers services to fellow Brits and other clients:  Says Rose:  Nothing makes me happier than finding people their dream home for someone who is ready to move to the next chapter of their lives. I love living here in St Augustine, with so much history, beautiful beaches, restaurants to suit every palette and the friendliest people on the planet. I moved to St. Augustine, FL from Scotland, UK and joined Watson Realty Corp as a licensed realtor. In Scotland I served as a Police Officer, which may seem a world apart from Real Estate, but both careers allow me to provide support and assistance at a time that may be stressful. I have such a passion for Real Estate and spent four years in Albuquerque and 4 years in Ireland as a Realtor and my husband and three beautiful daughters support me in my love for Real Estate. I understand first hand, having lived in several countries, that purchasing a home or selling and moving on can be a stressful transition. I want to ensure your experience is exciting and gratifying. I promise to do all that I can to make this a reality for every individual, couple and family. Let me take care of you and your Real Estate needs. Rose works with respected brokerage Watson Realty Corporation, which has offices across Florida.  Rose can handle any St. Augustine area purchase or rental query you may have.  Reach her directly on her cell [904] 599-2091  or email to rosecoyne@watsonrealtycorp.com  See her website  www.roseofhouses.com     

►  ORLANDO    Allan Akbar Ali, British Financial expert and accountant:  His qualifications:    LLB, LLM, FCCA, ACA, [UK), CMA, CPA (USA).  Note to expat Brits in Florida:  The US tax filing requirement is based on worldwide income.  WE ARE HERE TO ASSIST YOU,  INDIVIDUAL FOREIGN NATIONALS and British businessowners prepare their finances in the US.  Please contact us in the first instance for a free consultation. Florida office: [407] 298-1040 in Orlando    Email:      allan@aaalicpa.com      UK office [if applicable]:  Mr. Akbar also has an office in Hereford.  FABB member since December 2012. 

►  ORLANDO KISSIMMEE area    RICHARD VEALE is the British owner/broker of Profiles Realty based in Kissimmee.   Originally from Essex, he specialises in vacation, new and resale homes in the Kissimmee and Orlando areas. British Real Estate Broker/Realtor and member of FABB.  WEBSITE:  www.profilesrealty.com   For professional, reliable service call Richard anytime.  Office phone [321] 297 8161 or cellphone [321] 297-8161   Email richard@profilesrealty.com   FABB member since May 2007.

► ORLANDO DISNEY VACATION AREA  TONY O’REILLY-BROOKES is the British owner of a Property Management Company in Kissimmee. A Member of FABB [Florida Association of British Business, he is also a licensed realtor.  Tony has worked in Florida business since 2011, moving over with his English wife and two children from England.  He offers fellow Brits:  Property Management–long and short term rentals, Vacation home in the Disney area and realty services to British people who have made their decision to buy or rent here in the Sunshine State. He has helped many Brits “get sorted” in the Sunshine State!   He works with the brokerage of La Rosa Realty in Celebration. To see the complete range of services Tony offers YOU, see his comprehensive website  www.myorlandovacation.com   OR for realty searches only in the Kissimmee/Orlando area go to www.tony.larosarealty.com   Contact Tony O’Reilly-Brookes to discuss your needs on cell  [407] 572-5437  OR email  tony@myorlandovacation.com 

► UK PENSIONS!!  FABB’s UK PENSIONS EXPERT  MARK SOLOMONS:      ATTENTION BRITISH EXPATRIATES over 30 anywhere in the USA.   Did you pay into a company / private UK pension years ago?  Our expert Mark Solomons has accessed several more pensions this week for expat Florida Brits, resulting in thousands of dollars  “windfall” for several Florida Brits. Why not you?  FABB’s partner Mark Solomons at Florin has now accessed millions of dollars in UK pensions for countless USA expats since first offering this service 14 years ago.  You may be sitting on a large sum of money in the UK which you could use over here. Many Florida Brits have done this.  You can too!  Totally legal and not difficult.  Contact Mark in Florida at Florin Pensions LLC by email  ukpensions@gmail.com or   phone [561] 793-1311.   NOTE:   This is NOT the UK Government pension you get at age 60/65–to apply for that you must first write to Newcastle pensions office. Find the address on PENSIONS page on this website.  FABB Member since August 2002

 ► TAMPA BAY AREA,  SEMINOLE and WEST FLORIDA – KEVIN WELLAND is an experienced, licensed expat British realtor, originally from London, who has worked in Florida real estate since 2004 and been a resident of Tampa Bay since 1992.  Member of FABB, the Florida Association of British Business, Kevin handles property sales in the west Florida Tampa Bay areas of Clearwater/St Petersburg and the areas between, including the beaches. He is experienced at helping UK buyers/sellers over the years and has many satisfied British clients. Kevin has a wealth of experience representing both buyers and sellers from the UK whether they are moving to Florida permanently or buying their holiday dream home in the sun. Kevin also holds the SRS (Seller Representative Specialist) designation and is a member of the Pinellas Realtor Organization & National Association of Realtors.    Kevin is very passionate about his work and loves to help fellow Brits and is always available to answer any questions related to real estate or moving to the area.  Kevin is assisted by his British wife Julia. Kevin Welland works with the brokerage of RE/MAX All Star in Madeira Beach & Seminole.    To buy, sell or rent property, contact Kevin direct on [727] 709-2581 or email wellandteam@gmail.com    WEBSITE  www.wellandteam.com   

 TAMPA  TAX AND ACCOUNTING SERVICES.  British native and FABB member  Paul Jerome, has owned and operated his full service tax and accounting firm in the US for over 10 years since 2005. He is well versed in all US tax and accounting matters.  He offers business set-ups (i.e. advising the best business structure for each clients circumstance (i.e. Corps, LLC, etc.), full service accounting (payroll, bank reconciliations, general ledger maintenance, financial statement preparation) as well as being a full service income tax preparer.  He can advise on the best business set-up and can provide assistance in satisfying any visa requirements.  Paul’s firm has two locations, in Tampa and Lakeland, and has many clients that he services remotely.   Paul can be contacted by phone [813] 983-0235 Tampa office or  [863] 644-9756 Lakeland office or by email:  pjerome@americas-tax.com  His website is www.americas-tax.com  FABB member since November 2015

► ROYAL MAIDS FRANCHISES available in all Florida cities.  This Franchise opportunity is useful those seeking to buy an E2 qualifying business in Florida or other states, who don’t have much experience running your own business .  This is a successful British-owned franchise operation, with offices across Florida and the United States which has been established for many years.   Royal Maids is a topline residential cleaning service, much in demand by Americans, who love everything with a British theme. You don’t have to undertake cleaning yourself [unless you want to get involved]—you hire workers.  You can start one anywhere in Florida or across the United States.   Most are run by British immigrants who got their E2 visa this way.  It has been featured in Emigrate USA and other UK publications and they have been FABB members since 2003.  The British owners are Joanne & Tim Hollindrake–HQ is in Sterling, Virginia.  Royal Maids franchisees are operating all over Florida, some by fellow Brits/FABB members.  First,  peruse their website:  www.royalmaidservice.com   Then if you are interested, contact Joanne & Tim.  Their email is   office@regalmaids.com  Joanne & Tim have worked with FABB for many years, as well as Florida they have other locations in Georgia and Virginia known as Regal Maid Service   Phone [703] 975-8728 and ask to speak with Joanne.   

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£   TIP:  WANT TO SAVE WHEN TRANSFERRING over UK CURRENCY?   DON’T USE YOUR BANK!  Use Moneycorp.  [ I use Moneycorp myself–FABB President.]  TO FIND OUT MORE:    Phone Moneycorp’s Kelly Cutchin on  [863] 207-6616 at their USA HQ in Orlando to ask all your questions.  Or email your query to Kelly Cutchin  kelly.cutchin@moneycorp.com for details.   The pound is shaky.  That affects all expats in Florida who still have UK dealings. To transfer your precious funds, we highly recommend you use the services of Moneycorp.  At lower rates than any bank!  This will save you fees and grief, as we Londoners say!  What your own bank won’t do is save considerable  exchange fees, like Moneycorp.   NOW is an advantageous time for you to transfer any funds you have.  THE BEST WAY:   Moneycorp, the UK company with an office in Florida and droves of satisfied Florida clients. It is the only UK currency exchange company licenced to deal in 50 states.   Many expat Brits here have used this currency service for years and report huge savings and satisfaction.   Moneycorp’s HQ is in England.   Posted by the Florida Association of British Business [FABB].  Moneycorp have been trusted members since 2005.  

flagman►►+   YOUR UK PENSION:  ARE YOU OVER 55?  DID YOU PAY INTO A UK COMPANY/PRIVATE PENSION?    Do you know whether and how you can access your lump sum and bring it over to the USA?   For a FREE review of your UK pension contact Mark Solomons in Florida with Florin Pensions direct on [561] 793-1311 or via email  msolomons@florinpensions.com  On Subject line put: “To Mark Solomons—UK pension query”.    Include your name + city + phone + a sentence about the type of company/private pension you paid into. Mark is a longtime member of the Florida Association of British Business.  As FABB’s UK pensions expert he has unfrozen many pensions for USA expats over the years.