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 Features

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Expats not immune from financial stress and wellbeing worries

Two surveys highlight the wellbeing challenges globally mobile people face on assignment. More bespoke health and wellbeing benefits better communicated to globally dispersed workforces could be the answer.

Mobility

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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
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ECA International takes next step into HR tech

Global mobility knowledge and technology provider ECA International has announced “significant strategic investment” in SaaS platform, Global Expat Pay.
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Wellbeing support boosts productivity, survey finds

Almost a quarter of UK manufacturing companies that have invested in workforce wellbeing since the onset of the pandemic have seen productivity increases, according to a new survey.

Digital Natives

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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.
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Evidence-based practice: critical interpretation of data for improved decision-making

Dr Sue Shortland explains why it is important to take a critical approach to data interpretation in evidence-based decision-making.
Chief executives behind new automation drive

Chief executives behind new automation drive

The UK's chief executives are increasingly taking personal responsibility for driving the business case for intelligent automation to boost productivity and growth, according to new research.

Software Developments

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Boom in UK tech investment from Asia, Middle East

Investment this year in UK tech startups from Asia and the Middle East appears on course to reach a new high, according to a new report.
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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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Vivi Cahyadi Himmel (CEO of AltoVita) speaks to Fiona Murchie of Relocate Global

AltoVita was Highly Commended for Excellence in Technology at the 2021 Relocate Awards.

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Setting the scene for you to experience the Virtual Awards Ceremony

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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