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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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'Levelling up' plans start to take shape

The UK government has used this week's Budget announcement to publish its plans to 'level up' regional towns and cities with more affluent areas such as London and SE England.

Global

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Brexit leaves finance sector in limbo

The UK's financial services sector has been left in limbo despite the 11th-hour trade deal on goods struck between London and Brussels just before the end of the Brexit transition period on December 31.
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Think Global People Autumn 2020 issue – out now!

Introducing Think Global People, a new perspective on global leadership, talent mobility and education for life. We’ve got our finger on the pulse. Make sure you are ahead of the game.
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Quarter of top earners in UK are immigrants

Virtually a quarter of the UK's top earners are migrants who arrived in the country as adults, according to an analysis of government tax data by the University of Warwick.

UK Inward Investment

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Government review backs new fintech visas

A government-backed review of the UK's burgeoning fintech industry has proposed a new visa stream to attract overseas talent.
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EU finance firms rush to open UK offices

About 1,000 EU-based financial services firms have applied for permission to open their first offices in the UK because of Brexit, according to official data obtained under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act.
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Ox-cam arc to become 'global growth corridor'

The UK government has unveiled plans to transform the 'Oxford-Cambridge Arc' into one of the world’s premier growth corridors and a global leader in sustainability.

Infrastructure

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Climate action 'will enable post-Covid recovery'

Speedy and bold initiatives by governments on climate change could be the catalyst for a global economic recovery in the post-pandemic era, according to the head of the UK's largest business organisation.
Road to recovery

Road to Recovery

Covid-19 has been a global economic shock like no other. But recovery is on its way. David Sapsted examines the bigger picture for business.
Summer Issue 2020 Out Now

Relocate Magazine Summer 2020 issue – out now!

The focus of the Summer Issue is recovery and taking inspiration from around the world on supporting people and organisations back to work.

Political Climate

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Climate change the key to US-UK trade deal?

Trade deals did not feature in Joe Biden's "to do" list as he moved into the White House on Wednesday afternoon. Perhaps that was not surprising for a new president whose pressing priorities centre on economic recovery and the coronavirus pandemic.
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UK directors voice fears over government meddling

The UK government's National Security and Investment Bill, which had its second reading in the House of Commons this week, poses risks to inward investment into Britain, according to the Institute of Directors (IoD).
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Manufacturing 'badly needs more tech skills'

More than nine out of 10 UK manufacturing companies have benefited from the adoption of new technology during the current pandemic, according to a new report.

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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