Tags: International

UK HR departments need to adapt to successfully manage international workforces in era of rising globalisation

HR departments have had to adapt to develop new strategies to manage the complexities of an international workforce, according to a new report from Talentia Software. The report also reveals how rising globalisation has led to a greater shift towards global HR practitioners utilising strong personal networks both inside and outside of their respective organisations.…

Multinationals failing to adopt transformative payroll techniques to compete and expand in the global marketplace

The majority of multinationals (85%) want improvement in their current payroll practices, yet they are skeptical about whether payroll providers can deliver a comprehensive global solution. This is according to a new Ernst & Young survey, Global Payroll: Myth or Reality, of 161 global senior payroll leaders. Seven out of 10 (70%) of the survey…

New global markets dominate foreign assignments for UK employers

• 58% of UK employers with staff working abroad are developing opportunities in emerging economies • 68% describe relocating staff as challenging UK employers are looking further afield to exploit new business opportunities in the globalised marketplace, according to latest research* from Aviva. The survey finds that 58% of employers sending staff overseas are posting…

Poor Communication and Language Skills of Employees are Constraining International Growth Prospects of Companies

According to a global report out today, almost half of executives (49%) admit that communication misunderstandings and messages lost in translation have stood in the way of major international business deals and resulted in significant losses for their company. Brazilian and Chinese companies have been affected even more so with 74% and 61% respectively reporting…

Hemsley Fraser celebrates 15 new contract wins

Learning & development specialist Hemsley Fraser, which is this year celebrating its 21st anniversary, today announced that it has won 15 major contracts with leading organisations in the first quarter of 2012.   Founded in 1991, Hemsley Fraser provides managed learning services, in-company and customised learning programmes, consulting services and open training courses. It delivers…