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United Kingdom: Changes to TIER 2 bring greater flexibility for short-term assignments

The UK Home Office will introduce various changes to the Immigration Regulations effective April 6, 2015, including several changes to the TIER 2 programme.

Malaysia: Companies required to submit 2015 expatriate projections

Kraft taken over by Brazil’s 3G and Buffet in $45 billion deal

Features
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What does the Budget mean for oil and gas?

The government's Spring budget introduced a raft of measures to prop up the UK's oil and gas sector, which has been struggling in the face of falling oil prices. We take a look at the implications of the measures for the UK's maturing North Sea industry.

Driving licences among the roadblocks for expats new to the US

Love in the time of globalization: Top destinations for a successful relationship

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David Sapsted Reports
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Deflation looms in Japan despite economic stimulus

Japan’s core measure of inflation, the consumer price index (CPI), has hit zero, raising fresh fears that the nation could be heading back to deflation.
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UBP eyes Asia clients with Coutts purchase

The Swiss private bank UBP (Union Bancaire Privée) is to buy the international arm of Coutts from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), it has been announced.
Former chief reporter at The Times and news editor and New York correspondent for The Telegraph among other journals, David Sapsted writes sharply observed news for Re:locate.
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Immigration News
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United Kingdom: Changes to TIER 2 bring greater flexibility for short-term assignments

The UK Home Office will introduce various changes to the Immigration Regulations effective April 6, 2015, including several changes to the TIER 2 programme.
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Malaysia: Companies required to submit 2015 expatriate projections

Before being eligible to submit any Employment Pass (EP) applications in 2015, all Malaysian companies registered with the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) online application portal must first submit projections for the number foreign nationals they plan to employ during the year.
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Belgium: New mandatory fee for residence

The Belgian federal government has introduced a mandatory administrative fee, effective 2 March 2015, for residence authorisation applications.
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Latest Corporate Finance News
street in Tokyo, Japan

Deflation looms in Japan despite economic stimulus

Japan’s core measure of inflation, the consumer price index (CPI), has hit zero, raising fresh fears that the nation could be heading back to deflation.
Coutts Bank, Strand

UBP eyes Asia clients with Coutts purchase

The Swiss private bank UBP (Union Bancaire Privée) is to buy the international arm of Coutts from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), it has been announced.
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HSBC to move 1,000 jobs from London to Birmingham

HSBC has confirmed that it will move 1,000 jobs to Birmingham from 2017 as it sets up its ring-fenced banking headquarters in Britain's second largest city.
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Policy
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Unlocking the retention power of the end-of-service gratuity

Are corporate retirement savings schemes becoming the secret weapon in the battle for talent?
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Assignment compensation: Issues to consider in expatriate reward

At the Symposium Events Expatriate Management and Global Mobility Forum 2014, presentations from AIRINC, Mercer and Atkins highlighted issues to consider when delivering remuneration to international assignees.
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Tough at the top: Supporting the movers and shakers who are driving the recovery

This is the first of our series looking at how to support VIPs on the move, whether they are CEOs, entrepreneurs, High Net Worth Individuals, financiers or leaders in their particular field.
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