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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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Aspiring female entrepreneurs graduate from UK-SA tech hub

A group of 50 South African women are the latest cohort to graduate from the UK-SA Tech Hub-sponsored Future Females Business School in a partnership designed to boost female entrepreneurship in the country.
'Shared prosperity' aim in UK-India links

'Shared prosperity' aim in UK-India links

David Sapsted reports on plans for a closer partnership between the UK and India that aims to strengthen trade relations.
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Asian economies boosted by US-China trade war

Eight Asian economies have seen a boom in trade with the US on the back of the trade war between Washington and Beijing, according to the latest Global Economic Watch report from PwC.

UK Inward Investment

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Business greets GCSE results with mixed emotions

Business leaders saw both good news and bad news in the latest batch of GCSE results. What are the worries of top UK businesses?
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US and Asia lead surge in UK technology investment

The UK tech sector is on course to attract a record amount of foreign investment this year, according to research published by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport's digital economy council on Wednesday.
Non-EU workers easing skills shortages

Non-EU workers easing skills shortages

The persistent problem of a shortage of applicants for skilled vacancies in the UK has been eased somewhat by an increase in non-EU migrants arriving in the country, according to new research.

Infrastructure

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UK boosted by record employment and wages surge

Brexit concerns appear to be having little effect on the UK jobs market with official data showing a record high number of people in work and wages growing at their fastest rate in 11 years.
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Leaders gather as China revamps Belt and Road project

World leaders and other senior political figures from 37 nations attend the Belt and Road Forum hosted by China in Beijing.
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Moving to India: everything an expat needs to know

Rohit Kumar is a co-founder of IKAN Relocations, a leading relocation company in India, and has been in this business for the past 23 years. In that time he has seen how India has changed culturally, economically and politically - and has witnessed how those changes impacted life for expatriates living in India.

Political Climate

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Business greets GCSE results with mixed emotions

Business leaders saw both good news and bad news in the latest batch of GCSE results. What are the worries of top UK businesses?
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Brexit: business anxiety over freedom of movement U-turn

Business leaders have expressed dismay over the government's announcement that freedom of movement for European Economic Area citizens would abruptly end if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal on October 31.
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EU settled status scheme passes million mark

More than a million EU27 nationals living in the UK have now been granted settled or pre-settled status under the government's EU Settlement Scheme, the Home Office has announced.

David Sapsted Reports

A young man and young woman apprentices on a construction job

Business greets GCSE results with mixed emotions

Business leaders saw both good news and bad news in the latest batch of GCSE results. What are the worries of top UK businesses?
Futuristic London cityscape

US and Asia lead surge in UK technology investment

The UK tech sector is on course to attract a record amount of foreign investment this year, according to research published by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport's digital economy council on Wednesday.

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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