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

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Reimagining empowerment: women, wellbeing and work

The wellbeing at work message is landing. From adopting flexible working practices for all to being mindful of mental health, good employers know that safeguarding employee wellbeing generates organisational wealth.

Latest Mobility Industry Features

General Relocation Trends

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What does 2024 hold for global mobility?

Experts from across the globe gathered to discuss recent trends and predictions at the latest Beyond Borders event in London. Ledetta Asfa-Wossen reports.
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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.
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Hybrid and mobile work 'boost satisfaction and inclusion'

New research into the future of work suggests half of employees will work permanently on a hybrid basis or be fully mobile. Both customer and employee experience improve as a result, with technology playing a key role.

Reports and Surveys

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The role of HR in change management: key issues and priorities

Businesses today are operating in a highly dynamic environment where the contribution that HR professionals can bring is paramount to success. Dr Sue Shortland reviews the main findings of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s (CIPD) People Profession 2023 survey.
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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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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.
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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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