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

London financial sector skyline

EU chief rejects bespoke deal for UK financial firms

Valdis Dombrovskis has rejected the idea of a bespoke deal for financial firms in the UK, instead favouring the existing system of ‘equivalence’ for the UK after Brexit.

Latest Tax News

Working within IR35 tax reform

Hays and Qdos launch tool for working within IR35 reform

Working within IR35 reforms since they came into for in April has been a question that has arisen for many contractors within the UK. Qdos Contractor and Hays launch a new tool to work with the reform.
HR directors concerned over potential extension of IR35 rules over the private sector

HR directors expect IR35 rules to extend to private sector

Majority of human resource directors are expecting IR35 rules to extend from the public sector to the private sector, which could impact on UK firms competiveness, a report by Green Park suggests.
HS2 contracts have been announced

Concerns for HS2 contractors over IR35 reform

Major construction contracts have been awarded for the first phase of HS2 between London and Birmingham. Concerns have been raised that IR35 reforms could risk contractors’ involvement in the project.

Foreign Exchange

Image of Houses of Parliament

Theresa May to ask MPs for snap general election

UK prime minister Theresa May will ask parliament tomorrow to approve a motion calling for a general election on 8 June, three years ahead of schedule.
Chinese Yuan

China’s ‘one-off’ devaluation is quickly followed by another

A day after China announced a "one-off depreciation" of the yuan's value against the dollar, the People's Bank of China stunned the world’s financial markets on Wednesday by devaluing their currency for a second consecutive day.

Economic Background

London financial sector skyline

EU chief rejects bespoke deal for UK financial firms

Valdis Dombrovskis has rejected the idea of a bespoke deal for financial firms in the UK, instead favouring the existing system of ‘equivalence’ for the UK after Brexit.
Bank of England: Pound coins

Inflation drop raises questions over interest rate rise

The UK’s inflation rate unexpectedly fell to a 12-month low last month, prompting some economists to question the need for the Bank of England to embark on the expected phased increase in interest rates in May.
Union Jack behind pound coins

Bosses confidence in UK economy turns positive

Confidence in the UK economy is reaching its highest point since the Brexit vote. The boost follows what has been described as ‘meaningful progress’ in Brexit negotiations.

Financial

Financial services

Brexit: what lies ahead for the UK’s financial services?

As politicians argue about single markets and transition periods, banks and insurers are having to make tough calls about where and how they do business post-Brexit. We take a deeper look.
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