Mobility Industry

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The term ‘mobility industry’ covers the broad range of organisations and individuals that provide products and services to support domestic relocations and international assignments. These include relocation management companies, destination services providers, and specialists such as schools, education consultants and immigration consultants, as well as providers of business-travel services, serviced apartments, and partner, family and cross-cultural support. Read more


This section features the latest news and articles about the mobility industry from around the world. As well as keeping those who provide professional relocation services up to speed with current development in their field, it is essential reading for HR managers, global mobility managers, and anyone else who needs to source relocation-related products and services and tap into a wealth of professional expertise.

For details of organisations in the global mobility industry that can provide support for global mobility and relocation, see our Directory.

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General Relocation Trends

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Thriving organisations: reframing business travel and mobility

Business travel and global mobility are at a watershed moment. Remote working and distributed workforces are creating opportunities to reshape the workplace and businesses for good.
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Global Mobility Policies: Good Governance And Effective Communication

In these times of Covid-19, now is a good opportunity to review the relevance of your global mobility policies. Dr Sue Shortland explains how sound principles underpin good decision-making and effective communication.

What will the relocation service sector look like post Covid-19?

Simon Johnston, Chairman of the ARP, and long-standing member of EuRA reflects with his own views on how relocation services are evolving in response to the coronavirus pandemic and looks at the future for relocation consultants.

Reports and Surveys

Festival Speaker John Rason

John Rason

John Rason is recognised as a thought leader and speaker on strategic international HR, talent management and Global Mobility and author of Santa Fe Relocation’s award winning annual Global Mobility Survey.
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International remote working here to stay

KPMG International has released new insights on international remote-working practice as flexibility and hybrid working options become crucial to talent management and employee experience.
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Global Mobility Refined

Grasping the Opportunities that the Shift from “Before COVID” (BC) to “After Despair” (AD) can bring.

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Spring issue 2020 out now

Relocate Magazine Spring 2020 issue – Out now!

The Spring issue of the leading international magazine for HR, global managers and relocation professionals explores the big themes and see what 2020 has in store for mobility.
Action on Visas

Action on Visas

Former MP Lembit Öpik reports on the economic statistics, the issues relating to visas and what the Association of Relocation Professionals is doing to turn a potential problem into a plus point for the UK relocation status.
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We can do more together

We’re all zoomed out but tapping into what others are doing around the world in the sector is what will keep global mobility relevant now and in the future. Fiona Murchie reports on the willingness to work together to drive the recovery. 
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