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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.

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Latest Enterprise 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.

Global

NASA astronaut embraces ‘Think Global’ innovation message

Tony Antonelli shared his leadership insights - and the foundations of his extraordinary career - with guests at the Innovation Festival for Global Working in the bucolic surroundings of Relocate Global HQ in Kent.
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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.
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Call to bolster UK-India fintech ties

Proposals to strengthen fintech collaboration between India and the UK have been laid out in a report from the trade group representing the sector in both countries.

UK Inward Investment

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Make UK/PwC Survey – Manufacturers enter 2024 with increased optimism

Britain’s manufacturers are viewing the UK as a more competitive place to locate their activities compared to twelve months ago, with an increasing number believing they are moving ahead of their European rivals. Digital, green and going global are the major opportunities in the year ahead.
Used Jaguar XJ car for sale outside a Jaguar Land Rover showroom. Jaguar Land Rover Limited is a British multinational automotive company.

Tata chooses UK as new gigafactory home

Tata Motors confirmed on Wednesday that it is to invest more than £4 billion in building an electric car battery factory in the UK.
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UK retains second spot in Europe for FDI

Political upheaval in the UK are believed to be behind a slight fall in foreign direct investment (FDI) last year. Yet the nation retained its position as second most attractive place in Europe for overseas funding, thanks to its 'global approach'.

Infrastructure

Achieving a zero-carbon future in front of a modern office building

Green light for major UK carbon capture projects

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak gave the go-ahead on Monday to millions of pounds of government funding for two new carbon capture projects, which are seen as vital to the UK's bid to achieve its net zero target by 2050.
Innovations in international working

Innovations in international working

The Innovation Festival for Global Working’s 'Future of Global Mobility & Education Hub' offered perspective-shifting insights into how to support all assignees achieve fulfilling and productive international moves that are geared to personal and economic growth.
Cash boost for life sciences

Cash boost for life sciences but skills shortage stays

Industry leaders in the UK's pharmaceutical, tech and health sectors have reacted with enthusiasm – and no small amount of relief – following the government announcement of a £650 million 'war chest' to boost the nation's life sciences.

Political Climate

European Union Concept with copy space. Based on imagery from NASA. https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/features/NightLights

Scientists' delight as UK rejoins Horizon

The leaders of the UK's science and university communities have reacted with barely disguised glee after Thursday's announcement that the nation is to re-join Horizon Europe, the EU's flagship scientific research programme.
Close up photo. Concept photo for UK Border Control and Immigration.

UK introduces new immigration rules

International managers, HR, global mobility expertise, entreprenuers, business travellers and offshore workers could be impacted by new immigration laws being introduced by the UK Home Office this year.
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Net migration figures – what isn’t being said

UK immigration is a hot-button political topic - as well as a critical issue for UK employers looking to fill key roles. Immigration lawyer Vanessa Ganguin analyses the data and concludes net migration has likely peaked at 606,000.

David Sapsted Reports

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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