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Andrea Piacentini: Mobility programme management and compliance in an increasingly complex world

In a world where there are more and more regulations to identify and adhere to in the global mobility space, compliance to social security regulations, employment rules and a host of local and international laws is one of the key challenges for mobility professionals. And, as the world becomes more volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, specialist knowledge and team work are defining characteristics of global mobility work.

NES global talent reveals expansion plans in middle east

NES Global Talent, the technical manpower specialist, has spoken of its expansion plans in the Middle East as it obtains a trade licence in Abu Dhabi and its Dubai-based office moves to larger premises. The trade licence will allow NES Global Talent to partner more fully with the state-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC),…

BrokersLink, one of the world’s largest independent insurance broker networks, has launched a Global Employee Benefits Practice Group and appointed Gerard Baltazar as its first Chairman. The group will drive business development in the area of international employee benefits for its 70 members. José Fonseca, Chairman of BrokersLink said: “We are seeing an increased flow…

Global recruitment report reveals creativity crisis in the retail sector

The retail and consumer sectors are crying out for more creativity from its talent, according to an international study from global recruitment and talent management company, Futurestep. Creativity was cited as the competency in shortest supply, identified by more than one in five organisations (21 per cent), while a further 24 per cent named it…

NorthgateArinso Adds Leading Industry Figure To Global Payroll Team

NorthgateArinso (NGA), a leading provider of award-winning HR solutions, is delighted to announce that Jason Davenport has been appointed Global Payroll Process Owner of Service Delivery. His appointment precedes his recent election to the CIPP Board of Trustees, and cements his position as a leading figure within the industry. At NGA, Jason will be responsible…

JAM recruitment expands global mobility team

JAM Recruitment has expanded its London-based global mobility team with three new hires in response to growing demand from businesses seeking relocation professionals to manage the movement of employees across international boundaries. Peter Bromfield has joined the 13-strong specialist team as Business Development Director, from Alchemy Recruitment. Peter has 20 years’ experience in global mobility…

Global report shows new financial sector employees struggle to resolve office conflict

New recruits in the financial services sector struggle with conflict management according to 25 per cent of HR professionals in the sector. In an international study from global recruitment and talent management specialists Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company, one quarter of financial services respondents cited this skill as in short supply amongst prospective employees. In contrast,…

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…