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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Businesses buoyed by permanent UK tax break

British business leaders were unanimous in their praise for the government on Wednesday after Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt announced that a tax break for businesses investing in machinery, IT and equipment would be made permanent.

Latest Corporate Finance Features

Latest Tax News

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Equus Software and Vialto Partners launch new strategic agreement

The alliance between the leading technology and service platforms will enhance how companies manage their mobile workforce and drive global mobility transformation.
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Business, science leaders welcome 'growth' budget

Business and science groups in the UK have broadly welcomed the spring Budget launched on Wednesday by Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt, who said he wanted to create “the most pro-business, pro-enterprise, tax regime anywhere”.
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Talent shortage in fintech ‘a global plague’

After a year of unprecedented growth in 2021, last year turned out to be one of consolidation for the fintech industry amid a global downturn in investment, largely due to the knock-on, economic effects of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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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'Diverse researcher career pathways will power UK innovation and growth'

Researchers across the UK should be empowered to move between industry and academia throughout their whole career to stimulate innovation and growth, according to senior business and university leaders.
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Fresh optimism over UK growth prospects

Growing optimism among business leaders over the prospects for the UK economy this year was illustrated by two separate reports on Monday.
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Green shoots: Business confidence is on the increase in 2023 in the UK

Rising business investment and a budget designed for growth show signs the UK economy is bouncing back, says David Sapsted.


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UK financial services 'still dominate Europe'

Fears that Brexit would lead to an exodus of jobs and investment from the UK's financial services have again proved unfounded with the latest, continent-wide survey of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the sector showing that the nation remains by far the most attractive destination in Europe.