Dubai skyline with Burj Khalifa

Global mobility in the UAE: Trends and traditions

With expats comprising nearly 50 per cent of its population, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is playing an increasingly significant role in both international business and tourism. In this new mobility study, US-headquartered Graebel Relocation explains why it attracts global organisations and their international assignees.

Singapore: Flying high for global mobility

Brazil: Exploring the latest global mobility trends

Tech trends in India: Transforming the economy?

Counter offers on the rise as 2015 becomes a candidate’s market

Jonathan Tepper: Why this expat is giving up his US citizenship

Singapore curbs firm’s work pass privileges for discriminatory practices

Relocation Destinations
Re:locate Magazine

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It covers the full spectrum of international relocation topics, to support those relocating, operating, or setting up operations overseas. Each issue is packed with authoritative, topical features on subjects ranging from international assignment policy and practice to removals, and from education to expat banking, plus coverage of global mobility events. Digital magazines for Asia Pacific, Latin America and Europe are also published quarterly. Register now for your free copies.

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David Sapsted Reports
Shale gas exploration

MPs demand a halt to shale gas exploration in UK

A cross-party committee of MPs is calling for a moratorium on shale gas exploration in the UK despite the coalition government’s determination to press ahead as speedily as possible.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama shaking hands

Obama-Modi hail new partnership between US and India

President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi struck up a new partnership on Monday that promises to unlock trade between the two of the world’s major economies.
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.
Education Explained

Education Explained: Applying for a school place in England

As part of the Education Explained series, providing information and practical guides, Rebecca Marriage takes a look at applying for a school place in England.

Education Explained: The International Baccalaureate Career-related Certificate

As part of the Education Explained series, looking at the choices for relocating families, Rebecca Marriage examines the International Baccalaureate Career-related Certificate.

Education Explained: Apprenticeships in England

As part of the Education Explained series, looking at the education options for relocating families, Rebecca Marriage takes a close look at Apprenticeships in England.
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Analysis by Ray Furlong
Oil refinery

Powerhouse economies to profit as oil prices plummet

The price of oil has fallen by more than 20 per cent since June. It sounds like good news for anyone who wants to be mobile, implying as it does cheaper petrol or air fares.
flags of China and USA

China’s economy takes the lead – but the U.S. profits

China has overtaken the United States to become the world’s biggest economy, according to the International Monetary Fund.
Ray Furlong is Multimedia Editor at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. He spent 17 years at the BBC as a World Service presenter and foreign correspondent. For Re:locate he writes exclusive analysis of international affairs.
Latest Corporate Finance News
Typical British red brick terraced houses

Disparity narrows in UK house price inflation

Hometrack’s latest UK Cities House Price Index reveals a tale of two distinct groups of cities – which confirms that the slowdown in the rate of growth is more than just a London phenomenon.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama shaking hands

Obama-Modi hail new partnership between US and India

President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi struck up a new partnership on Monday that promises to unlock trade between the two of the world’s major economies.
Alexis Tsipras, leader of Syriza, Greece

Europe on tenterhooks as Syriza forms new Greek government

The radical left-wing party Syriza formed Greece’s new government after going into an unlikely coalition on Monday with the right-wing Independent Greeks party.
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Immigration News
Havana, Cuba

New US-Cuba trade and travel rules come into force

New travel and trade regulations between the US and Cuba come into force today, softening the US embargo that has been in place for half a century.
A street vendor in Hanoi, Vietnam

Vietnam: Eleven service sectors eligible for work permit exemptions

Pro-link GLOBAL advises that by way of a new Circular 41/2014/TT-BCT the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade has introduced Work Permit Exemption regulations for Intra-Company Transfers (ICTs) working in 11 service sectors.
Sir James Dyson

Dyson warns against expelling international students

Inventor Sir James Dyson, one of Britain’s most successful businessmen, has attacked proposals by Home Secretary Theresa May to expel international students from the UK as soon as they graduate.
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Business team looking at financial projections

Unlocking the retention power of the end-of-service gratuity

Are corporate retirement savings schemes becoming the secret weapon in the battle for talent?
Business team planning international expansion

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.
The Shard and Tower Bridge, London

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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Serviced Apartment Solutions
Stuart Winstone, SilverDoor

SilverDoor and serviced apartments recognised at hotel industry awards

Hotel industry body HBAA has presented SilverDoor’s business partnerships director, Stuart Winstone with the Tim Gasson Award and acknowledged the serviced apartments sector as an “integral part of the association”.
SilverDoor apartments logo

SilverDoor wins Business Travel award

Independent serviced apartment agent, SilverDoor, has won the award for Best Serviced Apartment Provider at the Business Travel Awards 2015.
Modena by Fraser Zhuankou Wuhan, China

Frasers Hospitality strengthens foothold in China’s second tier cities

Frasers Hospitality, provider of premium serviced apartments and hotel residences, is eyeing a bigger share of the China market with the addition of 10 more serviced residences in China’s second-tier cities of Tianjin, Nanchang, Hefei, Dalian, Kunming, Wuxi and Chengdu, and two more in the key cities of Shanghai and Shenzhen.
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Smart Move

Smart Move

Whether you’re coming to the UK from abroad, moving within the UK, or going overseas for work on an international assignment, we’re here to help, with the latest news, articles and practical advice on a range of key subjects, from property and schools to lifestyle, partner’s career options and settling in your new area.

From new graduates and young professionals, through families with children, to senior executives, we have something for everyone.