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


Pressure grows on companies over climate change

Global asset managers Fidelity International has said it will hold company directors to account next year if they fail to deliver on issues of climate change and boardroom gender diversity, according to a report in the Financial Times.

Latest Mobility Industry Features

Festival of Global People

Festival of Global People

Festival of Global People is Going Virtual 2020

In an exciting new series of webinars, video and podcasts, we will bring together thought-leaders from around the world to discuss the blueprint for a new style of leadership that puts people at the heart of business and growth and combines purpose, performance and passion in a global context.
Kälin and Kochenov’s Quality of Nationality Index

French Nationality Remains Best in the World, while Brexit Britain Risks a Dramatic Decline

Why has France held onto the top spot for eight years? Who else is on the list? What factors does the Kaelin and Kochenov’s Quality of Nationality Index take into account?
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Families matter: how to choose the right school

Education is the most important decision a relocating parent has to make. We investigate curriculum choice, how to find the best school for families and children, and the importance a truly international experience in international education.

General Relocation Trends

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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.
Relocate Virtual Awards Ceremony 2020

Relocate Global honours excellence in Global Mobility’s biggest awards

In a first for the sector, this year's much-anticipated Think Relocate Awards ceremony was a unique virtual celebration.

Reports and Surveys


Hong Kong remains costliest expat city

Hong Kong has retained its No 1 spot as the most expensive city for expats to live in, according to Mercer's 2020 Cost of Living survey.
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2020 Americas' Top Employers Announced

Which companies top the list of best American employers in 2020?
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KPMG warns of short-term assignment compliance risk

KPMG’s latest Global Assignment Policies and Practices (GAPP) Survey highlights the growing shift to shorter term assignments and business travel.

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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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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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Welcoming relocating families in Ho Chi Minh City

While in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam for the EuRA Asia Conference, Stéphanie Ralu, founder of Relocation Vietnam, arranged for Fiona Murchie to visit the European International School of Ho Chi Minh City.
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