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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Tech sector leads London jobs boom

Professional employment opportunities in London show no signs of decreasing despite the uncertainties surrounding Brexit, according to the latest data.
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Aspiring female entrepreneurs graduate from UK-SA tech hub

A group of 50 South African women are the latest cohort to graduate from the UK-SA Tech Hub-sponsored Future Females Business School in a partnership designed to boost female entrepreneurship in the country.

UK scheme to retrain workers ousted by AI

The UK government has launched a scheme aimed at helping retrain workers whose jobs are likely to become obsolete as a result of automation and AI.

Latest Technology Features

Mobility

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UK tech firms looking abroad for sales, skills

The overwhelming majority of UK tech firms are looking to expand into new markets overseas in the coming year, according to research by business expansion consultants, Velocity Global.
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Crown Worldwide acquires Premier Workplace Services

Crown Worldwide has cemented its commitment to growth in international workspace services with the acquisition of Premier Workplace Services, hailing it as “one of the most significant in its history.”
Relocate magazine autumn 2018: out September!

Relocate magazine autumn 2018: Out Now!

The autumn conference issue of Relocate Magazine is now available with a focus on the evolving role of global mobility. In addition we take a look at post-Brexit trade partners, gender in AI and put President Trumps “America First” agenda in the spotlight.

Digital Natives

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Money or your life? Survey shows how IT workers value time

New research from CWJobs suggests two-thirds of IT workers would quit if their role didn’t offer positive work-life balance. It also identifies six 'techie temperaments' for tailoring packages effectively.
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Brexit: Can expat communities contribute to a positive employee experience?

Geopolitical events, like Brexit, are a challenge for global mobility and HR professionals. They present daunting logistical, legal, and organisational issues – and threaten positive employee experience.
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Six megatrends changing the global workplace

A large international study of CEOs and HR managers identifies the key issues occupying business leaders' agendas. People strategies and talent shortages are their number one concern.

Software Developments

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Employee engagement platform Perkbox expands into France

Perkbox, a cloud-based employee engagement platform with offices in London and Sheffield, today opens its Paris-based operations. The new opening is the first step of a 12-month European expansion.
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Employee engagement in the third phase of digital

In the face of digital transformation, the role of HR and mobility teams has never been so crucial. We spoke to digital expert Steven Van Belleghem about the evolution of customer experience in a high-speed digital world.
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Skills shortages continue to bedevil AI introduction

A shortage of relevant technological skill is hampering the expansion of AI in the workplace, suggests new research. The poll also found that many do not feel AI threatens their jobs.

Relocate Awards Technology Showcase

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Moving to India: everything an expat needs to know

Rohit Kumar is a co-founder of IKAN Relocations, a leading relocation company in India, and has been in this business for the past 23 years. In that time he has seen how India has changed culturally, economically and politically - and has witnessed how those changes impacted life for expatriates living in India.
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Think Relocate Awards 2019: Entry now open

As the ultimate recognition for HR, talent management, and global mobility professionals, the Think Relocate Awards are a globally respected annual event. Entry is now open - read more to learn which categories would be best for you, your company and your team.
Relocate Awards 2018: showcasing innovation and creativity

Relocate Awards 2018: showcasing innovation and creativity

As the ultimate recognition for HR and relocation professionals, the Relocate Awards are a global brand. Join us for the gala dinner at Shakespeare’s Globe and an exciting event celebrating business and mobility.
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