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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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Businesses uneasy over new immigration plan

Business leaders in the UK have reacted with unease after Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined the points-based immigration system he intends to introduce if the Conservatives win Thursday's general election.

Global

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UK ‘falling behind in global skills race’

New research published today by City & Guilds Group, a global skills development body, reveals the UK risks being left behind as employers across the world race to upskill their workers.
India is urged to ease burdens on businesses.

India urged to ease burdens on businesses

New report calls on the Indian government to improve the country as a place to do business.
CBI demands urgent action on climate change

CBI demands urgent action on climate change

The UK government needs to take urgent action to unlock business investment in clean growth, advises the CBI.

UK Inward Investment

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Businesses uneasy over new immigration plan

Business leaders in the UK have reacted with unease after Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined the points-based immigration system he intends to introduce if the Conservatives win Thursday's general election.
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Lawtech boosts UK's legal sector primacy

Investment in legal technology in the UK has 'rocketed' in the past three years with the nation now home to almost half the LawTech start-ups in the European Union, according to a new report.
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CBI calls for much more regional R&D spending

The UK's biggest business organisation is calling for regions of the nations - rather than London and SE England - to be relaunched as the number one destination for future R&D investment.

Infrastructure

Think India Webinar Listen to the Playback

Think Global People, Think India webinar

Catch up with Relocate’s first webinar on how to support employees to flourish on an international assignment to India.
Manufacturers join calls for visa reforms.

Manufacturers join calls for visa reforms

The UK's leading manufacturers' organisation has become the second major business group in a week to demand the next government relax immigration restrictions to enable companies to hire skilled foreign labour.
India is urged to ease burdens on businesses.

India urged to ease burdens on businesses

New report calls on the Indian government to improve the country as a place to do business.

Political Climate

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NATO summit confronts problems of future unity

NATO summit was to concentrate on emerging threats - cyber, militarisation of space, China as a rising military power - but fears are that discussion will be dominated by defence funding.
Growth in the UK economy should pick up sharply in 2021 – as long as the nation reaches a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union.

Growth spurt predicted for UK economy in 2021

Growth in the UK economy should pick up sharply in 2021 – as long as the nation reaches a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union, according to the latest forecast from the Confederation of British Industry.
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Brexit sees tumble in net EU migration

Net migration to the UK amounted to 212,000 in the year to the end of June, its lowest level in six years, according to official figures published on Thursday.

David Sapsted Reports

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Businesses uneasy over new immigration plan

Business leaders in the UK have reacted with unease after Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined the points-based immigration system he intends to introduce if the Conservatives win Thursday's general election.
Gavel and law books

Lawtech boosts UK's legal sector primacy

Investment in legal technology in the UK has 'rocketed' in the past three years with the nation now home to almost half the LawTech start-ups in the European Union, according to a new report.

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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