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This section combines economic and political background with up-to-the-minute business and enterprise news and analysis, to help you keep your organisation on the road to success, whether you are planning to expand into new global markets, set up a business in a new location, or relocate an existing office or operation. Through news, articles and other resources, it covers such hot topics as trends, key industry sectors and locations (including emerging markets), infrastructure, transport, commercial and residential property, inward investment, mergers and acquisitions, and major business and enterprise conferences.

As plans for the UK’s exit from the European Union take shape, it will keep you informed of the latest developments and their implications for global mobility, international assignments, and companies around the world.

For detailed coverage of specific topics, see our Brexit, Corporate Finance, Commercial Property, Residential Property, International Assignments and Mobility Industry sections. For details of organisations in the global mobility industry that provide commercial removals and storage, as well as a range of support services for corporate relocations, see our Directory. Keep informed by subscribing to our newsletters and other publications.

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Latest Enterprise News

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Report hails 'golden decade' for UK legal services

The past ten years have been a "golden decade" for legal services in the UK with growth in employment, exports and technology establishing the sector as a leading global player, according to a report on Thursday.

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Think Global People Autumn 2020 issue out now

Think Global People Autumn 2020 issue – out now!

Introducing Think Global People, a new perspective on global leadership, talent mobility and education for life. We’ve got our finger on the pulse. Make sure you are ahead of the game.
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Quarter of top earners in UK are immigrants

Virtually a quarter of the UK's top earners are migrants who arrived in the country as adults, according to an analysis of government tax data by the University of Warwick.
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Covid-19 Exposes Indian Pharma's Overdependence On China

The pandemic is laying bare global reliance on China for drugs. As Canada abandons clinical trials of a Covid-19 vaccine, China is blocking shipment of some of its key active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs).

UK Inward Investment

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Spending review: business backs infrastructure plan

Business leaders have broadly welcomed the year-long Spending Review announced by the UK government on Wednesday, particularly a renewed emphasis - and more spending - on infrastructure projects.
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All of UK profiting from finance exports

A new report has shown how exports by the financial services sector benefit the regions and nations of the UK, not just London.
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UK 'must invest more' in post-covid tech

The upcoming Spending Review by the UK government must offer more support to businesses embracing digital technologies, according to a submission to ministers on Monday by the lobby group techUK.

Infrastructure

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Spending review: business backs infrastructure plan

Business leaders have broadly welcomed the year-long Spending Review announced by the UK government on Wednesday, particularly a renewed emphasis - and more spending - on infrastructure projects.
Think Global People Autumn 2020 issue out now

Think Global People Autumn 2020 issue – out now!

Introducing Think Global People, a new perspective on global leadership, talent mobility and education for life. We’ve got our finger on the pulse. Make sure you are ahead of the game.
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Climate action 'will enable post-Covid recovery'

Speedy and bold initiatives by governments on climate change could be the catalyst for a global economic recovery in the post-pandemic era, according to the head of the UK's largest business organisation.

Political Climate

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Spending review: business backs infrastructure plan

Business leaders have broadly welcomed the year-long Spending Review announced by the UK government on Wednesday, particularly a renewed emphasis - and more spending - on infrastructure projects.
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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).
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Manufacturing 'badly needs more tech skills'

More than nine out of 10 UK manufacturing companies have benefited from the adoption of new technology during the current pandemic, according to a new report.

David Sapsted Reports

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Report hails 'golden decade' for UK legal services

The past ten years have been a "golden decade" for legal services in the UK with growth in employment, exports and technology establishing the sector as a leading global player, according to a report on Thursday.
David-Sapsted-251120

Spending review: business backs infrastructure plan

Business leaders have broadly welcomed the year-long Spending Review announced by the UK government on Wednesday, particularly a renewed emphasis - and more spending - on infrastructure projects.

Former chief reporter at The Times and news editor and New York correspondent for The Telegraph among other journals, David Sapsted writes sharply observed news for Relocate.

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