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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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UK financial services 'pillar of strength'

The critical importance of financial and related professional services to the UK economy has been highlighted in the annual 'UK Key Facts' report by the sector's lobby group, TheCityUK.

Global

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Wanted: expats' stories of pandemic life

Expatriates' experiences during the current Covid-19 pandemic are to be collected by a Dutch-based archive and preserved for future generations.
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Call for pandemic action to save global economy

Coordinated action by governments across the world to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout is being demanded in a letter to G20 leaders signed by a group of 165 global leaders.
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Grim times for Europe's manufacturers

Manufacturers across Europe suffered a disastrous March on the back of the COVID-19 pandemic, with economists warning there could be worse to come.

UK Inward Investment

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UK financial services 'pillar of strength'

The critical importance of financial and related professional services to the UK economy has been highlighted in the annual 'UK Key Facts' report by the sector's lobby group, TheCityUK.
Economists warn that the UK inflation rate will fall further by this summer because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

UK inflation predicated to tumble by summer

Economists warn that the UK inflation rate will fall further by this summer because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
HMRC says expats and non-doms stuck in the UK due to COVID-19 can claim ‘exceptional circumstances’ exemptions and will not have to pay tax on their global incomes.

Expats get a coronavirus tax break

HMRC says expats and non-doms stuck in the UK due to COVID-19 can claim ‘exceptional circumstances’ exemptions and will not have to pay tax on their global incomes.

Infrastructure

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Stress absenteeism bedevilling financial services

The enormous uncertainties caused by COVID-19 situation might make 2020 the most stressful year in a generation. How can employers in the financial services sector look after their employees?
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UK cities leading Europe's tech charge

The digital tech sector in the UK has grew six times faster than other industries last year, according to the 2020 annual report from Tech Nation, the government-backed network for tech entrepreneurs.
House prices in London and the high cost of living are causing young workers to leave the capital.

Migration of young London workers gathers pace

New research has found that more young professionals are leaving London than arriving, due to the high cost of living and house prices.

Political Climate

David-Sapsted-090420a

Wanted: expats' stories of pandemic life

Expatriates' experiences during the current Covid-19 pandemic are to be collected by a Dutch-based archive and preserved for future generations.
Stressed female worker

Stress absenteeism bedevilling financial services

The enormous uncertainties caused by COVID-19 situation might make 2020 the most stressful year in a generation. How can employers in the financial services sector look after their employees?
A globe encircled by hands with the word Coronavirus superimposed upon it

Call for pandemic action to save global economy

Coordinated action by governments across the world to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout is being demanded in a letter to G20 leaders signed by a group of 165 global leaders.

David Sapsted Reports

David-Sapsted-090420b

UK financial services 'pillar of strength'

The critical importance of financial and related professional services to the UK economy has been highlighted in the annual 'UK Key Facts' report by the sector's lobby group, TheCityUK.
David-Sapsted-090420a

Wanted: expats' stories of pandemic life

Expatriates' experiences during the current Covid-19 pandemic are to be collected by a Dutch-based archive and preserved for future generations.

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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