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Ukraine: Significant changes to work permit procedure

On 11 February 2015 a Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine came into effect, amending the procedure for obtaining and extending work permits, to the benefit of those doing business in Ukraine.

Canada implements process and fee changes to LMIA-Exempt Work Permit applications

Nordic women still showing the world the way ahead

Features
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Top ten tips for a successful school appeal

Relocating families who have not been offered a place for their child at a preferred state school in their new location may need to challenge the decision. Re:locate Global offers some helpful advice.

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VIDEO – Smith Stone Walters, winner of Re:locate’s immigration award

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International Women's Day 8 March 2015 – Make It Happen

It's International Women's Day 8 March. Share your views and experiences with the Re:locate global community via our Facebook page or at #wwgw2015 (worldwideglobalwomen2015) on our Twitter page

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International Women’s Day 2015: Make It Happen

All around the world, International Women’s Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality.
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Time for women to close gender gap in international careers

Women in business have been urged to ‘go global’ for International Women’s Day – and finally close the gender gap for international assignments.
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High achieving girls lack confidence to find work in maths and science

A new report from the OECD, just ahead of International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, has highlighted the continuing gender gap between boys and girls in education.
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David Sapsted Reports
President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico

Mexico signs oil co-operation agreement with UK

President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico signed a memorandum of understanding with the UK on collaboration in the energy sector on Thursday.
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Landmark Euro ruling protects thousands of City jobs

UK business leaders and politicians have hailed a landmark ruling from the European Court of Justice that has safeguarded London’s position as a major financial centre.
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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Immigration News
Ukrainian flag, Kiev

Ukraine: Significant changes to work permit procedure

On 11 February 2015 a Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine came into effect, amending the procedure for obtaining and extending work permits, to the benefit of those doing business in Ukraine.
Canadian flag

Canada implements process and fee changes to LMIA-Exempt Work Permit applications

First announced in late 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) continues to roll out its programme of “Putting Canadians First” within the Canadian workforce.
Chinese junk boat in Hong Kong bay

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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Latest Serviced Apartments News & Features
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SACO and Oaktree merge and launch new concept for millennials

Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (“Oaktree”) and The Serviced Apartment Company (“SACO”) have announced the merger of their serviced apartment platforms to create a £60 million hospitality company that aims to be a leader in the serviced accommodation sector.
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Latest Corporate Finance News
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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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Policy
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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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