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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.

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Latest Enterprise News

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London leading the world in fintech firms

A global survey of the top ten fintech cities has revealed that London now hosts the world's largest number of fintech companies. Overall, the city comes third in the rankings behind first-placed San Francisco and New York.

Global

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New PM to boost UK-India FTA prospects?

The formal installation on Tuesday of Rishi Sunak as the UK’s new Prime Minister appears to have bolstered the nation’s prospects of sealing a trade deal with India.
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Commonwealth Advantage helps nations build back better after Birmingham 2022

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games was the biggest investment that the UK has made in a sporting event since London 2012, and it certainly went big on its promises.
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Opening Ceremony brings Birmingham to the world

The 2022 Commonwealth Games got off to an explosive start in an extravaganza that explored the rich history, culture and identity of Birmingham and the West Midlands – and what this future-facing region has to offer in a post-Brexit, post-Covid world.

UK Inward Investment

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Most UK firms unable to apply for visas

Despite job vacancies in the UK outnumbering jobseekers, just a tiny proportion of employers can secure visas for the overseas talent they desperately need according to a new report. International remote working and applying for a sponsor licence as insurance are among solutions proposed.
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Resignation to boost UK-India FTA talks?

The resignation of Home Secretary Suella Braverman could boost the prospects of the UK and India sealing a trade deal, as well as making it easier for the government in London to introduce an expanded visa system.
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Regions increasing role in financial exports

The UK's regions and nations are making an increasingly large contribution to exports by financial and related professional services, a new report shows.

Infrastructure

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Autumn Statement: UK tech sector demands growth

Neil Ross, Associate Director for Policy at the technology trade association techUK, considers what the Autumn Statement means for the tech sector, and says a relentless focus on growth is needed to spark the UK’s economic revival.

New call for relaxation of immigration rules

The head of Britain's largest business organisation is calling on the government to urgently include immigration reforms when new economic policies are unveiled in Thursday's Autumn Statement.
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Labour shortages still affecting businesses

New research has shown that three-quarters of UK businesses have been adversely affected by labour shortages over the past year.

Political Climate

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'More immigration needed to boost growth' - CBI

The chief of the UK's largest business organisation warned the government on Monday that the nation's growth prospects could only be maintained by an increase in immigration.
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UK vision of immigration branded 'blurred'

The UK government's thinking on immigration is "blurred to say the least", according to an immigration specialist at internationally recognised law firm Kingsley Napley.
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Businesses left unmoved by Autumn Statement

UK business leaders were left largely disappointed by the fiscal and economic plans set out by the government in its Autumn Statement on Thursday.

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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