Technology

In today’s world, technology is integral to every part of our lives. Global businesses seeking a competitive edge are using cutting-edge technologies to modernise systems, increase efficiencies, improve the customer experience, and add value for clients. Read more

It’s not surprising, therefore, that a variety of high-quality technology solutions are emerging to support the global mobility sector. These include: software to help companies to manage and deliver their mobility programmes and track their employees to ensure compliance with immigration, tax and social security regulations; devices and apps that help to control the cost of managing international assignments; and solutions for global mobility training and communication, recruitment and talent management.

The growing range of technologies designed to make life easier for relocating employees and their families includes solutions for cross-cultural support, security tracking, health monitoring and advice, area orientation, and property tours.

This section keeps you up to date with the latest technology developments for global mobility, HR, international assignees, and relocating staff, in the UK and around the world. It also covers such hot topics as trends, up-and-coming locations for technology companies, relocation in the technology sector, mergers and acquisitions, and more.

For detailed coverage of specific topics, see our Immigration, Corporate Finance, International Assignments, Talent Management, Mobility Industry, Culture & Language, Global Health and Wellness, Residential Property, and Partner & Family Support sections. For details of organisations in the global mobility industry that provide international assignment and relocation services, see our Directory. To have the latest information delivered straight to your inbox, subscribing to our newsletters and other publications.

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Latest Technology News

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London leading the world in fintech firms

A global survey of the top ten fintech cities has revealed that London now hosts the world's largest number of fintech companies. Overall, the city comes third in the rankings behind first-placed San Francisco and New York.
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Global mobility transformation moves up a gear

Alongside compliance and global risk management, responsiveness to business needs, supporting talent management and controlling costs are top of mind for global mobility professionals, finds KPMG’s 'Global Assignment Policies and Practices Survey: 2022 summary report'.
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The future of HR: From flux to flow

Trailblazers in people functions, like HR global mobility expertise, OD, learning and development, HR data analysts and talent managers, are seizing this post-covid age of flux finds a report published today by KPMG.

Latest Technology Features

Mobility

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UK-India tech sets out trade agenda

The two largest trade bodies representing the tech industries of India and the UK have set out on what they want to see on data transfers included in the free trade agreement (FTA) currently being negotiated between the two nations.
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Sacked by an algorithm: can employment law keep up with advances in technology?

The last few years in the workplace have seen a “tech revolution”, and the pandemic has accelerated the changes that were already taking place.
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Topia Study: Remote Work Expectations Driving Resignations, Reshaping War for Talent

94% of employees agree that they should be able to work from anywhere, so long as they get their work done. Failure to provide that flexibility makes hiring and retention more difficult

Digital Natives

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21K School: a window on the world of digital education

Santosh Kumar, Co-Founder and CEO, and Yeshwanth Raj Parasmal, Co-Founder and COO of the 21K School open the digital doors to their thriving online school community in conversation with Fiona Murchie.
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Generation Z struggling most to manage wellbeing

New McKinsey research highlights the strains young people feel post-Covid. Its findings offer HR and people professionals insight into how to engage and support this cohort in the workplace.
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Remote working 'posing cyber attack risks'

A major survey of UK companies has exposed mounting concerns over firms' vulnerability to cyber attacks because of the massive increase in remote working during the pandemic.

Software Developments

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New travel management tech responds to post-Covid trends

Business travel management company, Corporate Traveller, unveils Melon, a travel management platform designed for SMEs, as business travel recovers.
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Now Vauxhall's electric future gets a boost.

The future of the Vauxhall car factory at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire was secured on Tuesday with the announcement it was to be transformed into a plant producing electric vehicles.
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UK tech investment hits record levels

Despite Brexit, the UK’s tech startups attracted more investment from venture capitalists last year than any other country except for the US and China, according to the 2021 annual report from Tech Nation.

Relocate Awards Technology Showcase

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I invite you to remember the wonderful things you have achieved, the innovations, the light-bulb moments, the warmth of spirit when your team comes together to do great things, the small steps, that helped you get there.
Highly Commended

Highly Commended

The following organisations were highly commended in the 2021 Relocate and Think Global People Awards.
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