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Oil trading floor

Cameron pushes massive FinTech job growth agenda

Innovate Finance has published its 'UK 2020' manifesto calling for a surge in FinTech jobs, garnering support from David Cameron on his Asian trade envoy.
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Foreign Exchange
UK ATM

Chancellor offers a fairer deal for savers and little impact on sterling markets, say analysts

Analysts from foreign exchange and currency providers and pension and asset management specialists saw encouraging signs in George Osborne’s Autumn Statement, but remained cautious about the recovery.
Vladimir Putin

A rough ride for the rouble, but Putin remains in the driving seat

Russia’s Central Bank remained mute on Tuesday over whether it had stepped in to prop up the rouble after a tumultuous 48 hours for the currency.

Ecuador to launch digital currency

The government of Ecuador has revealed plans to create what it claims is the world’s first digital currency to be issued by a central bank.
Economic Background
terraced houses, London

UK house prices now ahead of pre-crisis boom

House prices in England and Wales have hit a new high in June, overtaking the pre-recession high reached during the 2007 property boom.
Newcatle upon Tyne at night

Asian investors urged to target UK’s northern cities

Investors from SE Asia have been urged by Prime Minister David Cameron to consider investing in northern England, rather than London.
Car production line

Britain’s GDP bounces back to pre-recession peak

GDP in the UK grew 0.7 per cent in the second quarter of the year, representing the tenth straight quarter of growth, which has taken the economy back to the of its pre-recession peak at the start of 2008.
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Tax

$1 trillion of tech products have tariffs eliminated

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) reached an agreement on Friday to add over 200 products to the list of goods covered by the Information Technology Agreement's (ITA) zero tariff, free-trade measures.
London Docklands

What do the Budget tax changes mean for business?

Cuts to corporation tax announced as part of George Osborne's summer budget have been hailed as a “rabbit out of the hat,” but other costs to business and taxation decisions have been less well met.
HM Revenue & Customs

Businesses ambivalent toward Budget's 'living wage'

For many the headline of George Osborne's summer Budget was the promise of a £9/hour living wage, part of the government's plans for a “higher wage, lower tax, lower welfare country”. The response from business leaders, however, has been mixed.
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Financial
Eton schoolboys

Study compares the expat costs of a child’s education

A new report has balanced the costs UK expats face when deciding whether to send their children to boarding schools in Britain or to private schools in their host countries.
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Awards 2014/2015
Intercultural competence

Intercultural Competence needed at the top

Cross-cultural training often focuses on those undertaking international assignments, rather than on senior decision-makers.
Smith Stone Walters win Relocate Award

Smith Stone Walters – Excellence in Employee & Family Support

Always hotly contested, this category is a particularly broad one, open to individuals and organisations, from any sector, that provide a specialist service to relocating employees and their families.
Heather Mulkey International School London wins relocate award

Heather Mulkey – Relocation Personality of the Year

With education and family issues rising steadily up the ranks of critical considerations in professional global mobility, it is fitting that our 2014/15 Relocation Personality of the Year is someone who has dedicated her career to understanding and meeting the needs of families in transition.
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