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.

Education & Schools

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New UK review into how visa system affects students

A review has been launched into how the UK's post-Brexit, points-based immigration system is impacting on the appeal of British universities to overseas students.

Expatriate life

Think Global People Autumn 2021 issue out soon

Think Global People Autumn 2021 issue – out soon!

This is one of the busiest times of the year for relocating employees, expatriates and families on the move. The next issue of the leading international magazine for HR, global managers and relocation professionals will explore the big themes for managing mobility, finance, immigration, property and education in the autumn of 2021.
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The benefits of a bilingual education for children and opportunities for life

Discover the huge advantages of a bilingual or multilingual education for children of all ages to help parents make important school choices.
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UK business confidence hit 12-month high

Business confidence across Britain rose to its highest level in a year during February after the government revealed its 'roadmap' for a return to normality after 12 months of pandemic lockdowns.

Health

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Digitisation and employee experience in global mobility

Digitisation is a key aspect of employee experience (EX) in global mobility. But what impact has the pandemic had on its ongoing rollout and what does it mean for the future of the GM function?
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People putting in longer working days now than pre-pandemic

With National Work-Life Week underway, new data from business cybersecurity provider NordLayer shows employees working an extra hour a day compared to before the Covid-19 outbreak.
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No change on UK gender pay gap

CIPD analysis of 2018-19 and 2020-21 gender pay reporting finds women still earn 90p for every pound earned by men. Tackling unconscious bias key, says workplace psychology consultancy, Pearn Kandola.

Partners & Family

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The Ascott rises to the global demand for hybrid working

Business travel and relocations are taking off again. We caught up with Billy Hughes, UK Area Manager – The Ascott Limited, to talk key trends and developments in the growing serviced apartment sector.
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Mobility and purpose in the Age of Attrition

Management consultants McKinsey suggest that 40% of workers globally are looking to change jobs in the next 12 months. Ruth Holmes interviews Sarah Rozenthuler ahead of her Purpose workshop on 7 October.
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Permits Foundation celebrates 20th anniversary

Permits Foundation is the only organisation that advocates specifically to enable direct work access for spouses and partners of mobile employees around the world. The Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and for the past two decades has helped to facilitate company talent mobility and improve the lives of dual career families internationally.

Residential Property

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UK house prices hit new record high

Average house prices across the UK reached a record high in August, even though the annual rate of price inflation slowed slightly, according to the latest property index from lenders Halifax.
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August upturn as UK house price growth increases to 11%

Annual house price growth rose from 10.5% in July to 11% in August, according to the latest Nationwide house price index.
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UK inflation dips - but not for property

The UK's annual inflation rate unexpectedly fell back to just two per cent in July, but house prices rose at their fastest rate in almost 17 years, according to official data.
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