For Expatriates

Smart Move is designed to support you if you are relocating. Whether you’re moving within the UK, coming to the UK, or relocating overseas 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.

Expatriate life

Learning languages improves children’s career prospects

Learning languages improves children’s career prospects

Peter Kotrc, CEO of Berlin Brandenburg International School, exhorts us to embrace the language opportunities that relocating to a new country brings and explains how to choose a school that develops them.
New research reveals the difficulties faced by expats

New research reveals the difficulties faced by expats

New research shows that 40 per cent of expats consider being away from their family and friends one of the most difficult parts of moving overseas and 20 per cent find making friends an issue.
Learning a new language for business with confidence

Learning a new language for business with confidence

The Rosetta Stone Catalyst is a new language-learning tool for businesses that identifies employee’s needs and provides targeted training to increase successful acquisition of a new language.

Health

China defends economic policy after Moody's downgrade

China defends economic policy after Moody's downgrade

Moody’s, the credit rating organisation, has downgraded China’s credit rating for the first time in more than 25 years due to concerns over the slowing growth and rising debt of the Chinese economy.
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National Corporate Housing: meeting temporary accommodation needs

National Corporate Housing operates throughout the US, Canada, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Gulf. Its comprehensive offering includes serviced apartments, rental assistance and destination services.
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Apprentices struggle to find time to study, says Open University

New research from The Open University launched at the CIPD Learning and Development Show finds employers could do more to support apprentices and gain from the process.

Partners & Family

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Women sidelined in global assignments selection: BCG

Following its research debunking the impact of motherhood on career aspirations, management consultants Boston Consulting Group reveal new insights on women and global mobility.
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New advice targets root of STEM skill shortages

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and trade union Prospect have published new guidance for science, engineering, technology and maths (STEM) employers looking to attract a more diverse talent pool.
Relocating? Which are the most family-friendly locations?

Relocating? Which are the most family-friendly locations?

Uganda and Israel top the ranking of the friendliest countries for expat families, while Europe loses out in the InterNations Expat Insider Survey which canvassed over 14,300 expatriates worldwide.

Residential Property

Price survey counters view UK housing market is stagnant

Price survey counters view UK housing market is stagnant

House prices are on the rise for the fifth month in a row according to a survey by property website Rightmove. The survey found prices across the UK were 1.2 per cent higher than in the previous month.
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Renting now cheaper than buying in most UK cities

Zoopla, a leading UK property website, has determined that it's cheaper to rent than buy in many British cities and towns. Which British locations top the list?
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UK house market stalls as London prices level off

UK house price growth slumps to its lowest level since 2013. What's caused the drop? Brexit? Impossible-to-maintain house price growth? Relocate Global investigates.
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