The UK has been ranked as the eighth best country in the world for the ability to attract, retain, train and educate skilled workers, according to the Global Talent Competitiveness Index
While expats in San Francisco and London benefit from fantastic job opportunities, those in Zurich are more likely to see an increase in disposable income
Business leaders are missing opportunities to drive sustainable performance and are potentially putting their organisations at risk due to flawed decision making.
Debra Jane Beynon: How major changes to Australia’s immigration regulations could impact UK businesses in 2018
Major changes to immigration regulations in Australia could impact businesses aiming to send staff to work Down Under this year.
The recent case of a British woman arrested in Egypt for entering the country with a prescription painkiller that is legal in the UK but not in Egypt, is a stark reminder of the importance of individuals being medically and culturally aware when travelling aboard.
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.
David Enser: How are reward packages in global mobility programmes being designed in the post-recession world?
In the ‘good old days’ before any global financial crises, selected management would up-sticks and take their family to far flung parts of the world, live in comparative luxury, educate their children at the best international schools and then move from one assignment to another. More often than not, as long as they were doing their job, the organisation didn’t question the cost or the long term gain for either party.
With the number of internationally mobile employees set to grow by fifty percent by 2020, what are today’s top concerns when evaluating your global people strategy?
Demand for global mobility – a variety of programmes which include formal overseas assignments, flexible working arrangements, and ad hoc business travels – is increasing steadily. Firms require mobility to close skills gaps, enhance talent pools, and support their business needs around the world. Employees, on the other hand, see it as an opportunity for…
Alphabet, the corporate mobility specialist that manages more than 120,000 cars in the UK, is seeking to more than double the adoption of plug-in electric cars from 4,200* to 10,000 in the next three years, through a new initiative targeted at businesses. Central to this bold strategy is the launch of a new business consultancy…
Speexx, the leading global provider of online communication skills training, has called for global organisations to capitalise on greater talent development and mobility. In support of this practice, Speexx is offering a number of free online resources to HR and L&D professionals worldwide. According to Speexx, the challenge now for global organisations is to re-examine…
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…
The globally-connected nature of trade, technology, capital, and regulation will necessitate a significant swell in the movement of employees between countries, leading to increased use of short-term and ‘commuter’ international assignments, according to new research by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC).Ã‚Â These factors – coupled with the rise of emerging markets, increased focus on new revenue streams…
Among the new faces brought by the influx of immigrants to Western countries, is an increasing Muslim population. Catherine Trombley, Global Mobility Specialist, from Rutherfoord International explains how to better understand the Muslim Colleagues in your workplace.
Global Mobility or Expatriate Management is as old as humankind itself. The ancient migration routes of our earliest ancestors are well documented and the distances travelled by primitive man still continue to amaze. Brian Friedman explains more..