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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Chancellor sees UK becoming a 'tech superpower'

The UK is “powerfully positioned” to play a leading role in the global tech and innovation industries that will "shape and define this century”, Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt said on Friday.

Latest Tax News

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Green light for first three UK freeports

The government has given the go-ahead to Britain's first three freeports, with several others due to be approved in the coming months.
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Autumn Statement: UK tech sector demands growth

Neil Ross, Associate Director for Policy at the technology trade association techUK, considers what the Autumn Statement means for the tech sector, and says a relentless focus on growth is needed to spark the UK’s economic revival.
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Businesses left unmoved by Autumn Statement

UK business leaders were left largely disappointed by the fiscal and economic plans set out by the government in its Autumn Statement on Thursday.

Foreign Exchange

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Shell plans to shift group HQ to London

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has announced plans to relocate its global headquarters from the Netherlands to the UK in a move welcomed in London, but which has left the Dutch government "unpleasantly surprised".
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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

Economic Background

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UK job vacancies still at near record

Job vacancies in the UK fell for the fifth month in a row in the quarter to the end of November but remain at historically high levels, according to the latest official estimates.
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The future of HR: From flux to flow

Trailblazers in people functions, like HR global mobility expertise, OD, learning and development, HR data analysts and talent managers, are seizing this post-covid age of flux finds a report published today by KPMG.
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The changing role of the finance director – working cross-functionally with people management and global mobility

The pandemic put a strain on company finances and created huge administrative and fiscal burdens for organisations trying to cope with furlough schemes around the world. As a result, the role of finance director became even more important to organisations. CFOs are now playing a wider and more strategic role. Marianne Curphey reports.


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Business makes stability priority for new PM

Calls for an era of political stability and policies to boost growth were echoed by UK business leaders on Friday following the resignation of Prime Minister Liz Truss.
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