Why It’s Important To Take Out Shipping Protection

September 21st, 2017
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There is a lot to think about when you make the decision to relocate overseas. Once you have found a place to live, applied for the necessary documentation and made work arrangements, your thoughts may turn to how you are going to move all of your personal possessions to your new destination. One of the…

China’s Expat Education: Trends and Challenges

September 13th, 2017
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China’s competitive and advanced education system has been in the centre of western media attention for years. The country has become well known for innovation and has developed a reputation for excellent employment opportunities in a range of industries. As a result, approximately 600,000 expats are currently residing in China from around the world and…

The Importance of Packaging Your Items Using The Right Materials

September 13th, 2017
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Once you’ve made the decision to relocate, you’re going to have a busy few months making preparations. Whether you are shipping your personal possessions quickly and efficiently by air freight or opting for a more cost effective solution by sea freight, you need to make sure your belongings are packed safely. What Happens To Your…

The Future of Global Mobility

August 29th, 2017
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Global mobility is a term which is being frequently used in 2017. This is because more businesses are taking advantage of the benefits of relocating their employees across the globe. The sector is predicted to continue growing, here’s what the future of global mobility holds. In June, the 2017 Relocate awards saw more than 250…

Which Countries Are Most Popular For Relocation?

August 18th, 2017
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Relocating for work is an exciting time. It’s the chance to step outside of your comfort zone, improve your career and immerse yourself in a different lifestyle. Despite this, making the decision to relocate can be difficult. There are lots of factors to consider- from whether you’ll adapt to the culture, to whether the lifestyle…

How Global Mobility Impacts Flexible Working and Wellbeing

August 16th, 2017
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HR departments continue to place emphasis on the importance of flexible working, where employees can change their hours to adapt to their lifestyle, and staff wellbeing. As a result, global mobility professionals have an important role to play to ensure their relocation contracts support flexible working and staff wellbeing. Flexible Working Flexible working not only…

Why A Gap Year Is A Good Idea

August 10th, 2017
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As exams come to an end and summer begins, many students start to think about their next move. Some will be eagerly awaiting their results to find out which university they will be heading to in September and others will be starting their job search. If you don’t know what you want to do now,…

The Duty of Care Behind Global Mobility

August 2nd, 2017
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Being able to conduct business both domestically and globally is increasingly important for growing companies. However, while global mobility can be extremely beneficial it also comes with a series of challenges. In order for international assignments to be successful, both employer and employee must be satisfied with their working conditions. The employer has a responsibility…

The Legal Issues Surrounding Staff Relocation

July 28th, 2017
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Global mobility can be a complex, but valuable, process. An employer has both ethical and legal obligations to meet when relocating staff. In terms of the ethical obligations, it is important for employers to maintain the ethos of their company and meet employee expectations in terms of support and provision. A company which prides itself…

What To Expect When Moving Abroad For Work

July 20th, 2017
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Even though it’s an exciting opportunity for a fresh start, moving abroad for work can be daunting for even the most resilient person. There are so many factors to consider- a new home, potentially a new language and a different culture to adapt to. You can never be too prepared for such a life changing…