Office design and refurbishment company Morgan Lovell is hosting a seminar to give people tasked with workplace relocation the inside knowledge to get their projects on track.
Office Relocati More...15 December 2010 00:00
Political unrest in Thailand has highlighted the dangers companies face when sending staff to work in far-flung parts of the world. Nick Martindale looks at what employers are doing to keep employees safe while ensuring business as usual.
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Royal Dutch Shell has agreed a deal to move from its landmark UK headquarters on London's South Bank to Canary Wharf.
The arrangement makes Shell the latest in a collection of the world's largest companies to relocate offices to the Docklands est More...11 June 2010 10:02
Moving is often cited as one of life's most stressful events, and changes to working life are another. As relocating your place of business could see employees having to deal with both, it is important employers do all they can to ensure a smooth transition. Joanne Christie reports.
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Goldman Sachs is said to be considering moving its back-office functions out of the UK in a bid to avoid the new bonus tax.
In the Pre-Budget Report in December, chancellor Alistair Darling announced a one-off 50% bonus tax on bankers' bonuses wort More...04 January 2010 15:57
HR jobs at Sutton and Merton councils could be under threat as the London boroughs join forces to share their HR function.
The move to merge services is designed to save up to £500,000 a year and will see Sutton become the host provider. The Sutton More...23 September 2009 12:22
Henry Brookman warns that the stress of relocating for work can lead to family breakdown, and suggests how HR can offer support. Relocating a family is a high-stress affair. It must rank close to the three Ds – death, destitution and divorce&nbs More...06 July 2009 15:47
BBC staff will be offered up to £46,000 each to relocate to a new media hub in Manchester by 2011. A freedom of information request by the Sunday Times has revealed the broadcasting giant hopes the financial package will encourage 1,600 employees More...09 March 2009 16:11
As the recession deepens, many organisations are relocating their premises to cut overheads. But moving offices can be a positive experience if well handled. Phil Boucher reports.
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Plans to extend the right to request flexible working look set to go ahead. Peter Rabbitts, knowledge adviser at Acas , outlines the implications for employers and HR. The work-life balance lobby was shaken in October, when it was mooted that p More...12 February 2009 15:46
Employers are failing to comprehensively measure the costs and return on investment (ROI) for staff sent on international assignments, a report has warned.
Benefits consultancy Mercer's International Assignments Survey 2008 collected data from More...09 October 2008 11:09
Office relocations are never taken lightly, but when they are necessary there are several key steps experts recommend. Tara Craig reports
Planning office moves was once the preserve of the facilities and IT departments, but HR is becoming inc More...24 June 2008 00:00
When PR company Burson-Marsteller's new chief executive came on board last July, he wanted to create a single business strategy across all our European practices. This became our 'One Europe' strategy and I was responsible for developing the HR strategy More...19 June 2008 00:00
European cities dominate the top 10 worldwide rankings for locations with the best quality of living, according to Mercer's 2008 Quality of Living Survey . Zurich retains its 2007 title as the highest ranked city, followed in joint second by More...10 June 2008 11:00
I played a big part in a property rationalisation programme called 'The Way We Work', where we moved people from 51 offices to three.
It turned into a very big change in culture, and has had a really great knock-on effect in terms of what we're try More...27 May 2008 00:00
More than three out of four UK workers are willing to relocate to find work, according to a survey by a global recruitment company. The international workplace survey of 115,000 people in 33 countries, carried out by Kelly Services, found that two More...18 March 2008 12:00
Rising stars at technology firm HP are being told to work abroad to avoid getting stuck in a rut by the IT giant's new people development director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Jane Keith, who stepped up to the 52-country role last month, More...13 March 2008 15:41
The opportunities for European businesses to take advantage of the cheaper labour available in the EU accession states was challenged recently in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) by a landmark case. International Transport Workers Federation and More...04 February 2008 12:00
A landmark ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has reaffirmed employers' rights to relocate to another EU country.
The ECJ found that industrial action that stopped an employer moving to another member state could only be justified if it w More...12 December 2007 12:35
South West Trains has defended its decision to merge its human resources team from four offices between London and the South Coast into one. The train operator insisted the move had benefited the company and that morale in the department was good - d More...11 December 2007 08:30