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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Latest Mobility Industry News


Spanish cities rated expats' favourites

The Andalusian city of Malaga has long been known for its beaches, cathedral and as the birthplace of Pablo Picasso. Now it is also becoming known as expats' favourite city on the globe.

Latest Mobility Industry Features

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Supporting international students’ wellbeing at university

Positive transitions-care for lifelong wellbeing is becoming widely understood in schools around the world. New research and practice, discussed at SPAN’s 2023 Global Symposium, shows how vital these links are for international university students, too.

General Relocation Trends

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Tata chooses UK as new gigafactory home

Tata Motors confirmed on Wednesday that it is to invest more than £4 billion in building an electric car battery factory in the UK.
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Mexico reigns supreme in expat eyes

Mexico - a longtime favourite of the globally mobile workforce - has been ranked as the world's best destination for expats in this year's survey by InterNations.
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Equus Software and Vialto Partners launch new strategic agreement

The alliance between the leading technology and service platforms will enhance how companies manage their mobile workforce and drive global mobility transformation.

Reports and Surveys

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UK 'most expensive' for employing expat staff

For the second year running, the UK has been ranked as the most expensive country in the world for companies to relocate staff, according to an annual survey from global mobility consultancy ECA International.

New York now world's costliest city for expats

New York has replaced Hong Kong as the most expensive city in the world for expats to live in, according to this year's global survey by ECA International.
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Total rewards: innovations in global talent management

Cryptocurrency as compensation, linking total rewards to talent management with intentionality, and innovative approaches to global pay and benefits are just some of the key themes in KPMG’s latest insights series.

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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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