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‘Old favourites’ dominate in global brand survey

The brand strength of some of the world’s biggest and most famous companies appears to be on the wane in the UK, according to a new consumer survey.

Hong Kong: Immigration ‘Enhancement Measures’ announced

Challenges remain for new Greek bailout plan

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James Walters, Director, Smith, Stone Walters

VIDEO – Smith Stone Walters, winners of Re:locate’s Immigration Award

James Walters, Director at Smith Stone Walters, winners of Immigration Team of the Year 2013/14, speaks to Ruth Holmes of Re:locate Global.

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VIDEO – IPM Global Mobility – winners, Re:locate Awards 2013/14

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British Airways plane

‘Old favourites’ dominate in global brand survey

The brand strength of some of the world’s biggest and most famous companies appears to be on the wane in the UK, according to a new consumer survey.
Marks and Spencer in China

Store closures and openings in M&S China shake-up

Marks & Spencer has embarked on a major overhaul of its Asian operations that will see the closure of five of its existing 15 Chinese stores.
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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Wolfgang Schäuble and Angela Merkel

Challenges remain for new Greek bailout plan

Eurozone finance ministers might have approved a four-month extension and an easing of the bailout terms imposed on Greece, but the plan still has to be approved by national parliaments.
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Wages on the up but no ‘boom time’ rises in sight

Wage rises in the UK will outstrip inflation this year for the first time since 2007, according to a new study.
Angela Merkel with German flag

German economy bounces back but France and Italy stay in the doldrums

A resurgent German economy enabled the eurozone’s gross domestic product (GDP) to grow more than expected in the fourth quarter of 2014, official data showed on Friday.
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Immigration News
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Hong Kong: Immigration ‘Enhancement Measures’ announced

The Immigration Department of Hong Kong has announced a series of “enhancement measures” to include extended duration of stay for Employment Permits, and extra benefits for top tier entrants.
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Brazil: Vitem-V Work Visa holders to obtain work booklets faster under new rules

Brazilian companies looking to employ foreign talent through the Vitem-V Work Visa (RN #99) route have greatly benefited from a recent regulation change that now allows foreign employees to obtain their CTPS Work Booklets much faster.
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Romania: New minimum salary requirements announced for 2015

Effective from the beginning of 2015, Romania has implemented higher minimum salary requirements for Romanian nationals and foreign workers alike.
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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.
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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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