Tags: Ex-pat

Falling ill is top concern when moving abroad

Accessing good quality healthcare is a top concern for people working abroad according to new research from international private medical insurance provider, Expacare. A quarter (26%) of the business travellers questioned even admitted they could envisage giving up on their overseas dream and returning to the UK if they suffered ill health while overseas. UK…

New speakers announced for the Expatriate Management and Global Mobility Forum 2013

Symposium Events is delighted to announce that the following speakers will be joining the speaker panel at the Expatriate Management and Global Mobility Forum on the 9th July: Karen FitzGerald, Head of International Assignments, Group Reward, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc Caroline Thorley-Farrer, Global Mobility Consultant, ENI International Resource Bola Ogun, Compensation & Benefits…

UK advances to no. 2 global destination for professionals to work

UK is the new global technology hub, second only to the US The UK is now the second most attractive location in the world, after the United States, for high-flying professionals to relocate to, says a new report. The research, carried out by global recruitment specialists Hydrogen, shows that the UK is rapidly establishing itself…

Airinc to sponsor a knowledge share networking wine and workshop

Airinc will be sponsoring the knowledge share networking wine and workshop at the Expatriate Management and Global Mobility Forum.  The workshop will be the closing session at the conference on  Tuesday 9th July 2012. The knowledge share session is an opportunity to discuss challenges in managing a global workforce, share solutions and experiences and examine…

Businesses are decentralising global mobility operations, research shows

The 2013 Global Mobility Survey, the largest annual analysis of international mobility programmes, reports that more businesses are decentralising global mobility operations and adopting more regional approaches to how they manage their mobility programmes. The study surveyed 1,273 companies across a range of industries in 70 countries and found more growth in mobility programmes managed…

Brochure published for the Expatriate Management and Global Mobility Forum

Symposium Events has published the brochure for the 7th annual Expatriate Management and Global Mobility Forum, taking place in Canary Wharf – London, on the 9th July 2013. If you would like to find out more about this event, please click here to download a pdf brochure. The brochure will provide you with more information about…

50 % off early bird discounts extended for one week only

Due to recent holidays, Symposium Events has decided to extend the 50% early birds discounts for the Expatriate Management and global mobility Forum 2013 and the Health @ Work Summit 2013. Don’t miss you chance to attend for half price, Click here to book for the Expat conference and enter the following code when requested…

Deloitte claims global mobility needs to improve

A report by business advisory firm Deloitte has suggested that although businesses are conscious of both the requirements and limitations of their global mobility programmes, they are not converting that awareness into improvements. The online survey of 1,195 senior HR professionals discovered that 12% carry out assessments of their mobility practices and make notes on…

Re:locate Awards 2011/12: judges pay tribute to ‘impressive’ HR teamwork

As business becomes increasingly global, relocation and mobility are high on the agenda for many organisations. The winners of the annual Re:locate Awards, which recognise the specialist contribution of companies and individuals involved in relocation, were announced and presented with their trophies on Thursday 10 May 2012 at a champagne reception and gala dinner held…

HR and relocation professionals enjoy a night to remember!

The winners of the Re:locate Awards 2010/11, which celebrate talent from across the relocation spectrum, received their awards at a special black-tie event held yesterday (Thursday 12 May) in the elegant surroundings of the Institute of Directors, in London’s Pall Mall. This glittering occasion fulfilled its promise of being the social and networking event of…

Relocation awards shortlists announced

The shortlists for the UK’s premier awards for companies and individuals involved in relocation, established by Re:locate, the magazine for HR professionals and relocation specialists, have just been unveiled. Entrants from across the relocation spectrum are celebrating their success in the first phase of the judging for the Re:locate Awards 2010/11. Between them, the ten…

In the build up to January’s Attendance Management Forum, Rutherford’s International Account Executive Catherine Trombley (USA), and her partner broker at Sterling Knight, Lawrence Adam, offers insights into healthcare concerns across the pond and what they could mean for expatriate workers. As Americans headed to the polls last Tuesday for the mid-term elections, many felt…