Corporate Finance & Tax

Issues related to corporate finance dominate today’s fast-moving and increasingly globalised business world. They include everything from the impact of changes in global and local economies on a company’s strategic decisions about where to base its headquarters or a regional office or launch a new operation, through the often contentious topic of corporate taxation, to the day-to-day detail of banking, foreign exchange and employee pensions. Read more

Corporate finance will be one of the main factors influencing a business’s location (or relocation) strategy and its decisions to deploy international assignees to an overseas destination, relocate individual employees, or carry out a group move. For this reason, HR global mobility managers and those providing professional relocation services, as well as global managers and corporate relocation experts, need a broad understanding of a range of corporate finance topics.

With that in mind, this section provides coverage of the full spectrum of corporate financial topics relevant to both large and small companies, through articles, news, tools and other resources.

Our Employee Finance  and UK Banking  sections contain a wealth of practical financial guidance for international assignees, relocating employees, and trailing spouses, partners and family members. They are essential reading for employers, too. Our Directory  gives details of relocation specialists and suppliers in the global mobility industry who can provide bespoke professional support in the areas of corporate and employee finance.

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Latest Corporate Finance News

Latest Tax News

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'Focus on Asia, not Europe' urges bank boss

The UK's financial services sector should define its own post-Brexit agenda and start to concentrate on markets in the US and Asia, the boss of Barclays said on Friday.
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Currency rises push up expat costs in Europe

European cities now comprise 40 of the one hundred most expensive places in the world for expatriates, according to the annual 'Cost of Living' report from global mobility specialists, ECA International.
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UK directors voice fears over government meddling

The UK government's National Security and Investment Bill, which had its second reading in the House of Commons this week, poses risks to inward investment into Britain, according to the Institute of Directors (IoD).

Foreign Exchange

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London extends global FX lead despite Brexit

Despite dire predictions of a Brexit downturn, London has strengthened its position as a pre-eminent global hub for financial trades since the EU referendum, according to the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).
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The UAE: proactive initiatives in positive education

Fiona Thomas examines how education in the UAE continues to move away from the structured, traditional learning approach and leans more towards the development of the wellbeing of all involved in the field, including students, teachers and principals. She reports back from GESS Dubai 2019
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UK Industrial Strategy to investigate how AI can boost legal and financial services

UK Business Secretary Greg Clark commisions research into how AI can modernise the UK's financial and legal services whist providing better services to customers.

Economic Background

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Manufacturers fear loss of foreign skills

Manufacturers in the UK fear that their ability to attract overseas talent will decrease now that the Brexit transition period is over, according to a major survey.
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Brexit leaves finance sector in limbo

The UK's financial services sector has been left in limbo despite the 11th-hour trade deal on goods struck between London and Brussels just before the end of the Brexit transition period on December 31.
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Foreign tech firms face visa challenges

Tech companies based outside the UK face new challenges under the nation's new immigration system if they want to move specialist staff to Britain, according to a leading law firm.

Financial

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UK finance sector remains a global leader

The global strength of the UK's financial services and related professional services is illustrated by the latest annual report from the industry's lobby group, TheCityUK.
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