Relocation

Employers may relocate to new premises, perhaps because the old premises have become too small or because the business has been bought, leading to a TUPE transfer. Relocation of individual employees is also common.

The employer may include a mobility clause entitling it to move the employee to a different workplace. Employers may run a relocation assistance scheme to help employees with the move.

The relocation of employees can be a particular challenge where the move is abroad. Employers that commonly send employees abroad should have an international assignments policy in place.


BBC plans to move more jobs out of London

The BBC has revealed plans to move hundreds of jobs out of London and invest in local reporting roles and apprenticeships.

Civil service jobs to move to northern England ‘economic hubs’

4 Mar 2021

Rishi Sunak confirmed plans for a new campus for ‘critical economic departments’ in Darlington, and the national infrastructure bank in Leeds.

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Brexit: steady flow of finance jobs to EU continues

2 Mar 2021

Dublin and Luxembourg the most popular EU destinations for staff relocations and new hubs, followed by Frankfurt.

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The post-lockdown office: Mark Kass talks to Oven-Ready HR

29 Jan 2021

‘Social entrepreneur’ Mark Kass, takes us through the highs and lows of operating a co-working and business centre operation during...

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Morgan Stanley may move €100bn of assets to Germany

10 Dec 2020

Frankfurt continues to gain assets and employees as banks transfer operations fearing no agreement on equivalence in Brexit talks.

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Jobs fears as Halfords plans to close up to 60 stores

14 Jul 2020

Cycling and car parts retailer Halfords expects to close up to 60 stores and garages by April 2021, putting hundreds...

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Lift

Pandemic risk poses major questions of commercial property market

25 Jun 2020

Demand for office space in skyscrapers plummets as crowded lifts consigned to the past.

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Global mobility will return to ‘business as usual’ for many employers

17 Jun 2020

Almost half of employers plan a return to ‘business as usual’ when it comes to global mobility, according to a...

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BBC unveils plans to relocate jobs from London

15 Jan 2020

The BBC has revealed more details about plans that will see at least two-thirds of its employees based outside of...

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Ryanair tells pilots: ‘Take unpaid leave or transfer abroad’

26 Sep 2019

Ryanair has asked its UK pilots to take unpaid leave for up to a year or transfer to its other...

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interational expansion HR challenges

International expansion: three HR essentials that get overlooked

27 Jun 2019

With Brexit encouraging a growing number of organisations to establish themselves abroad, Ben Wright explores three people management challenges that...

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channel 4 relocation

Channel 4’s relocation could see up to 90% take redundancy

10 Jun 2019

Up to 90% of staff at Channel 4 are considering taking redundancy rather than relocate away from London, it has been reported.

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Paris

Third of UK companies considering Brexit move abroad

1 Feb 2019

A third of UK companies are looking to relocate abroad because of fears over Brexit.
An Institute of Directors (IoD)...

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Airbus warns of ‘Brexiteer madness’ as UK firms go Dutch

24 Jan 2019

More than 110,000 jobs in the UK could be lost if Airbus were to leave the UK in the event...

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CBRE recognised for change management in Carillion collapse

21 Nov 2018

CBRE won the 2018 Personnel Today Award for Managing Change this evening, in recognition for the speedy transfer of Carillion’s...

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