Mobility Industry

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

Latest Mobility Industry Features

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Serviced apartments: the guest experience opportunity

Could the serviced apartment sector, with a growing understanding of how to deliver guest experience, be the answer for corporate HR keen to meet employee experience expectations in a new location?

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Why the Festival was such a success

Fiona Murchie reflects on the themes of this year’s Festival of Global People and looks ahead to the opportunities and challenges of supporting the global workforce of the future.
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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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Exciting line-up of top speakers at the Festival of Global People

Join us at the 2019 Festival for networking and knowledge-sharing. We'll be discussing talent management (including shortages), new leadership models, collaborative management styles, and much more.

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Global Mobility Conference and Exhibition: 24 Heures de l'International

Global Mobility Conference and Exhibition: 24 Heures de l'International

Join Relocate Global at the 24 Heures de l’International global mobility conference in France next week and discover what leading companies are doing to support international assignments, plus meet Relocate's new Artist in Residence, Peter Moolan-Feroze to learn more about how your company can maximise creativity.

General Relocation Trends

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Taiwan regains crown as best place to be an expat

InterNation’s latest comprehensive annual study of life as an expat sees two Asian nations top the list of best places to live and work overseas.
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Brexit relocations push up EU house prices

Brexit relocations are pushing up the prices of prime real estate in several cities in continental Europe, according to the latest Prime Global Cities Index from property consultancy Knight Frank.
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Why do expatriates rate Germany, Bahrain and the UK best?

The HSBC Expat Explorer survey asked more than 22,000 expats the main reason why they take international assignments. What do the results mean for workers and talent managers?

Relocate Awards News

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Awards Winner: Relocation Management Company/Consultant Innovation of the Year

NEI Global Relocation won the award for Relocation Management Company/Consultant Innovation of the Year for its collaborative, centralised approach to relocation and international assignments.
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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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Celebrate the stars across global mobility – a night to be remembered

As HR, global mobility professionals and service providers respond to changing times and new markets, there is much to celebrate. Organisations are pushing the boundaries to respond to business needs and talent shortages. Join us to network with international peers, congratulate our winners and share in the success of this growing sector on 15 May.

Reports and Surveys

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Asian cities dominate 'most expensive' list for expats

Eight out of the top ten of the world’s most expensive cities for expatriates are in Asia, according to this year's Cost of Living Survey compiled by Mercer.
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Skills and strategy delays worrying most manufacturers

A shortage of skilled workers and delays in implementing the government's industrial strategy are causing major headaches for UK manufacturers, according to a new survey.
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Nordic nations best for expats' digital lives

The globally mobile community has assessed Nordic countries as the world's best for digital communications, according to a new report.
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