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

CBI director general Tony Danker

Business chief sets out roadmap to growth

The head of the UK’s largest business organisation fears Rishi Sunak's government is avoiding the necessary, radical measures to "transform" the nation's flagging economy because of a general election looming in the next 12 months.

Latest Mobility Industry Features

International Women's Day portrait of united multi ethnic mixed age range women in business

International Women’s Day 2023: Embrace equity

Relocate Global’s Think Women community convenes again this March at the Institute of Directors and online to celebrate women in the workplace, share and learn about what works for women.

General Relocation Trends

Women scooter Valencia

Spanish city rated best for expats

Valencia has been adjudged the best city in the world to live in for expatriate workers after almost 12,000 expats around the globe expressed their opinions in the latest InterNations survey.
Sustainable green co-working office space.

Remote working alters the office landscape

The surge in remote and flexible working since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on the demand for office space in London.

Where are Hong Kongers going?

Hong Kong has faced an exodus of expats and residents in the past year, with impacts on international schools admissions in the region and further afield.

Reports and Surveys

Photo of a businesswoman using her computer in a hotel room, while on business trip with her son

Launch of Permits Foundation's 2022 Partner Survey Report

We are pleased to announce that Part 2 of the Permits Foundation International Dual Careers Survey Report is now available.
Manchester City centre light trails before sunrise

Manchester 'best UK city' for expats

Manchester is by far the best city for expats moving to the United Kingdom, according to a new survey.
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.

Eura & ARP

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.
WeCan Conference

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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