Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Relocation Agent Network Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Relocation Agent Network celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The national network of independent estate agents across England, Scotland, and Wales works together to help relocate Cartus assignees and their families in the UK. We can proudly say they really do go that extra mile when it comes to helping employees who are relocating by providing information about local neighbourhoods, nearby amenities, and even data on school catchment areas. In addition, members provide a relocation referral service to their customers. Known as the ‘Referral Network,’ this is a unique offering that sees all of the estate agents work together to [...] Read More

UK Relocation: Current Home Sale Trends and Issues

In recent months, we’ve begun seeing tentative signs of a recovery in the UK housing market as the all-too-familiar market descriptions “remaining the same,” “stagnant,” or “sluggish” start to disappear. These signs are a good opportunity to share what we’re currently experiencing in the UK sales market and its impact on UK relocation.
UK Sales Market: External Factors and Regional Differences
Join us on Tuesday 20 August for our UK Relocation: Current Trends and Issues eLearning session. Hosted by Director, UK Relocation, Trudy Andrews and me, the session will focus on the UK home sales market and the external factors affecting [...] Read More

New UK Coalition Government Announces Policy Priorities – Potential Relocation Impact Possible

After May’s dramatic UK General Election results, the new Coalition Government has announced its first set of policies. Taking place on 25 May 2010, the Queen’s Speech traditionally follows a new Government coming to power and outlines what the Government’s priorities are for the coming year.
The Speech touched on several areas that may potentially impact relocation to, and within, the UK in the future, although further policy planning work is still needed before the exact details can be published.
The UK Government plans to introduce an annual cap on non EU immigration although the actual limit is yet to be announced. [...] Read More