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

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JP Morgan moves staff over no-deal fears

Amid mounting fears that the UK will fail to reach a trade deal with the European Union by the time the Brexit transition period ends on December 31, JP Morgan Chase has told about 200 London-based staff that they will have to relocate to offices in Europe.

Latest Tax News

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JP Morgan moves staff over no-deal fears

Amid mounting fears that the UK will fail to reach a trade deal with the European Union by the time the Brexit transition period ends on December 31, JP Morgan Chase has told about 200 London-based staff that they will have to relocate to offices in Europe.
HMRC says expats and non-doms stuck in the UK due to COVID-19 can claim ‘exceptional circumstances’ exemptions and will not have to pay tax on their global incomes.

Expats get a coronavirus tax break

HMRC says expats and non-doms stuck in the UK due to COVID-19 can claim ‘exceptional circumstances’ exemptions and will not have to pay tax on their global incomes.

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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Pandemic effects 'less severe' than feared, says bank

Despite the pandemic-induced slowdown affecting every global economy, the Bank of England predicted on Thursday that the UK slump would be less severe than expected, although the recovery might take longer than originally forecast.
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Firms applaud UK pandemic recovery plan

A multi-billion pound, rescue-and-recovery plan for the UK economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic was laid out in parliament on Wednesday by Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak.
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Swiss cities among costliest for expats

Swiss cities occupy four of the top five places in the latest ECA International survey of the most expensive cities for overseas assignees to live.

Financial

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Swiss bank picks Spain as post-Brexit hub

Credit Suisse follows UBS Group AG in establishing a European hub outside of London, in advance of the UK's exit from the EU on 31 December 2020. What made Madrid attractive to the Swiss bank?
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