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Now more than ever, expatriation of employees is an essential part of managing the workforce in international organisations. It is important that workers’ skills are put to best use across the world.
Organisations should give careful consideration to the locations to which they send employees. There are many factors to take into account, including political stability, legal and tax requirements, employment costs, transport links and language and cultural barriers.
7 May 2008
Recruitment firm Orion Group is looking to hire up to 60,000 people for one of the world’s biggest construction projects....
13 Mar 2008
Rising stars at technology firm HP are being told to work abroad to avoid getting stuck in a rut by...
Mercer Human Resource Consulting survey finds Moscow is most expensive place for expatriates to live
18 Jun 2007
Moscow is the world’s most expensive city for expatriates for the second consecutive year, according to annual research.
A study by...
Cranfield School of Management and Expatica survey shows that independent work-related assignments are more useful that company-directed assignments abroad
13 Jun 2007
Professionals who move abroad independently out of a sense of adventure and are willing take a career risk may gain...
9 Nov 2006
Companies that send employees on international assignments are failing to capitalise on this investment and losing talented staff through inadequate...
21 Jul 2006
Anglo-Polish accord puts end to tax double-whammy for Poles working in the UK.
10 Apr 2006
London is 39th in a list of 215 cities ranked according to the quality of life for workers
12 Jul 2005
Sending employees to dangerous places is a necessity for some employers. Ross Bentley finds out how HR can reduce the...
7 Jun 2005
Only those employees who are “employed in Great Britain” can bring unfair dismissal claims. This was the Court of Appeal’s...
31 May 2005
Alex Blyth investigates the seven rules of employee relocation
29 Apr 2005
Eleven of MG Rover's overseas employees are still waiting to return to the UK - more than two weeks after the collapse of the company
28 Apr 2005
Young people from the UK are funding their travel plans by working for call centres in India
8 Mar 2005
An employee's time abroad is normally when support is provided from the employer. However, coming home means upheaval, which can in turn bring stress. It falls to HR departments to confront the disconcerting effects of repatriation.
22 Feb 2005
An alliance of multinational organisations hopes to break down the barriers to providing opportunities for spouses of international staff