For Expatriates

This section is designed to support you if you are relocating. Whether you’re moving within the UK, coming to the UK, or relocating overseas on an international assignment, we’re here to help, with the latest news, articles and practical advice on a range of key subjects, from property and schools to lifestyle, partner’s career options and settling in your new area. From new graduates and young professionals, through families with children, to senior executives, we have something for everyone.

Expatriate life

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India: fresh approaches to unlock opportunity

Ruth Holmes reports on the valuable insights gleaned from the India panel at the Festival of Global People, with expert panellists, Rohit Kumar of IKAN Relocations, Simon Johnston of ICON Relocation, and Holly Creed of DXC Technology.
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Leadership, innovation, education, and supporting young people's career ambitions

The Festival of Global People brought together a selection of the best Relocation sector leaders and innovators. Marianne Curphey reports on all the keynote speakers from the first day of the Festival.
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The challenges and opportunities of helping Indian clients to relocate

Marianne Curphey speaks to Simon Johnston, CEO of Icon Relocation, one of the fastest growing relocation companies in the UK, about the challenges of relocating employees from India to destinations around the globe.

Health

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Opportunities for UK education and investment in the Middle East

UK schools, universities and further education providers fulfil a thirst for knowledge and international ambition in the Middle East
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Chinese applicants to UK universities hit new high

There has been a surge in Chinese students applying to UK universities. What's the cause? Is it a result of the US/China trade war, Brexit, or a combination of many factors? David Sapsted investigates.
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Employees call for more engaging, accessible and targeted learning

According to new research, UK employees are among the most bored and disinterested in the world when it comes to workplace learning

Partners & Family

Working fathers should be allowed to 'step up' at home

Working fathers should be allowed to 'step up' at home

A former UK headteacher has called for fairer delegation of family duties between working parents and better support by employers for both fathers and mothers.
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India: fresh approaches to unlock opportunity

Ruth Holmes reports on the valuable insights gleaned from the India panel at the Festival of Global People, with expert panellists, Rohit Kumar of IKAN Relocations, Simon Johnston of ICON Relocation, and Holly Creed of DXC Technology.
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Awards Winner: Excellence in Employee & Family Support

Families in Global Transisiton (FIGT) won the award for Excellence in Employee & Family Support. The company was praised by the judges for its major annual conference which fostered a real sense of empathy and compassion among the internationally mobile community who attended.

 

Residential Property

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Furniture rental: A fully furnished approach to expatriate engagement?

When is a sofa more than just a sofa? When it means relocating families need to move just once, saving stress and the cost of a serviced apartment while household goods are shipped. Karen Counterman of Roomservice by CORT spoke to Ruth Holmes about why furniture rental has never been more relevant.
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International removals: moving with the times

In this tech- and talent-driven age, people are returning to the heart of relocation. FIDI Global Alliance’s Magali Horbert caught up with Ruth Holmes to talk customer experience, the new accreditation for destination service providers and the body’s new direction and leadership.
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India: fresh approaches to unlock opportunity

Ruth Holmes reports on the valuable insights gleaned from the India panel at the Festival of Global People, with expert panellists, Rohit Kumar of IKAN Relocations, Simon Johnston of ICON Relocation, and Holly Creed of DXC Technology.
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