Corporate Finance
Foreign Exchange
Chinese Yuan

China’s ‘one-off’ devaluation is quickly followed by another

A day after China announced a "one-off depreciation" of the yuan's value against the dollar, the People's Bank of China stunned the world’s financial markets on Wednesday by devaluing their currency for a second consecutive day.

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.
Economic Background
Map of Uganda and flag

Uganda to restrict multinationals’ use of expats in oil sector

Uganda is imposing stringent restrictions on the future use of expatriates by multinational oil and gas firms.
Aircraft wing

Chinese flying high with purchase of Irish aircraft lessor

Bohai Leasing, a division of Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate HNA, is acquiring Irish aircraft lessor Avolon in a deal worth about $2.5bn.
Houses in Notting Hill London

UK property market defying ‘anaemic’ global house sales

Latest data from the Land Registry indicates that property prices in England and Wales increased at an annualised rate of 4.6 per cent in July.
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$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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Awards 2014/2015
Relocate Awards

European stars shine at Re:locate Awards 2014/15

Mainland Europe was well represented among the Re:locate Awards 2014/15 winners, who received their stunning crystal trophies at a gala dinner held in the elegant surroundings of the Institute of Directors, in London’s Pall Mall, in May.
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.
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