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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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London bucks stutter in UK jobs market

The number of people employed in the UK took an unexpected dip in the three months to August, according to official figures released on Tuesday.

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Finance sector facing data access problems

Almost two-thirds of financial services firms in major centres across the globe have real problems storing, accessing and sharing data, according to a new survey.
Company relocations grow over Brexit fears

Company relocations grow over Brexit fears

Industry and business groups in the UK are increasing pressure on the government to reach a Brexit deal with the European Union (EU) as companies begin stepping up relocation plans.
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Welcome to the Asian century

There exists a wealth of speculation as to what the Asian Century is. In the first of a two-part series, we explore what it could mean for global politics, economics, trade and mobility.

UK Inward Investment

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City chiefs in U.S to boost banking links

As optimism continues to drop in the UK financial services sector, City of London Lord Mayor Peter Estlin and policy chair Catherine McGuinness fly to the US to meet with senior banking and finance executives.
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New Brexit plan prompts business unease

Business leaders in the UK have expressed unease over Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new plan to reach a Brexit deal with the EU.
Business focuses on climate after UN summit

Business focuses on climate after UN summit

A flood of pledges from multinational companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions accompanied last week's UN Climate Action Summit in New York.

Infrastructure

Workers and other Londoners walking over London Bridge

London bucks stutter in UK jobs market

The number of people employed in the UK took an unexpected dip in the three months to August, according to official figures released on Tuesday.
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Businesses worried over living wage increase

Why are UK business groups uneasy about spending plans proposed by Chancellor Sajid Javid?
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London rated 'most dynamic' city again

Why has London topped the list? Which other cities make the top 10?

Political Climate

Workers and other Londoners walking over London Bridge

London bucks stutter in UK jobs market

The number of people employed in the UK took an unexpected dip in the three months to August, according to official figures released on Tuesday.
Queen Elizabeth II addresses Parliament in 2016

Queen's speech - political logjam worries business

Business groups in the UK have welcomed many of the legislative proposals outlined in the Queen's Speech but have voiced concerns about whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson's minority government will ever be able to deliver them.
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UK commits to vague "Aussie-style" visa points system

The UK government's pledge on Monday to introduce a new, points-based immigration system from the beginning of 2021 has done little to clarify in employers' minds what the future scheme will look like.

David Sapsted Reports

UK houses in a row

House prices pick up - inflation stays low

UK house prices picked up in August while the nation's inflation rate last month stayed at its lowest for almost three years in September.
Workers and other Londoners walking over London Bridge

London bucks stutter in UK jobs market

The number of people employed in the UK took an unexpected dip in the three months to August, according to official figures released on Tuesday.

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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