Business travel

Business travel can be seen as a positive and a negative, depending on the employee, the destination and the reason for the journey. HR professionals need to keep in mind the various ways they can support staff who have to travel, whether domestically or internationally.

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The lasting effects of coronavirus on HR and business

The Covid-19 crisis will change how we work in future. Gartner’s Brian Kropp looks at the impact of the pandemic...

London employers face lockdown on travel

19 Mar 2020

Employers in London are bracing for a likely lockdown on travel and movement as authorities attempt to stop the spread...

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Nokia: how a global employer is handling coronavirus

27 Feb 2020

Employers need to be pragmatic and fact-based and clear in their communications when managing staff, including some in Wuhan, China,...

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Coronavirus: Employers ‘quarantining’ own staff before trade show

7 Feb 2020

Employers are quarantining their own staff as the coronavirus outbreak...

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Top 10 HR questions January 2020: Coronavirus and Brexit

7 Feb 2020

What steps should employers take to manage the coronavirus outbreak?
At the start of the new year, employers have been...

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Coronavirus arrives in the UK

30 Jan 2020

Aircraft from Wuhan with 110 passengers due to arrive in UK at 1.30pm - passengers set for 14 days' quarantine.

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Coronavirus: employers urged to avoid business travel

23 Jan 2020

Employers should postpone or cancel business travel to the region of China that has been hit by an outbreak of...

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Why cultural training is vital for overseas assignments

15 Jan 2020

Overseas projects often fail when employees and their families are not prepared for life abroad. Janette Hiscock looks at why...

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Better coping strategies needed to manage business travel ill-effects

3 Jan 2020

A psychologist has suggested business travellers should develop “coping strategies” after a survey revealed employees' health problems stemming from lengthy periods spent flying or driving.

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EU visitors to UK will need three days’ notice before travelling

2 Dec 2019

Citizens of EU countries will need US-style ESTA pre-approval to enter the UK after Brexit.

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Global mobility and HR summit comes to London

23 Oct 2019

London hosts the Forum for Expatriate Management’s 2019 Global Mobility Summit next month with Brexit and immigration high on the...

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Encourage business travellers to declare medical history, advises insurer

19 Aug 2019

Employers should encourage staff who travel internationally to declare their medical history to avoid the risk of complications while abroad,...

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Business travel: how to protect LGBTQ+ staff

21 Jun 2019

With same-sex relationships considered a criminal offence in 70 countries, employers need to exercise their duty of care towards LGBTQ+ staff who travel abroad.

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Four in 10 staff unaware of paid travel time entitlement

8 May 2019

Four in 10 workers wrongly believe they are not entitled to a minimum wage for the time they spend travelling...

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No-deal Brexit: Five things for business travellers to consider

28 Feb 2019

Businesses whose staff travel to the EU need to be making no-deal Brexit preparations. So what do they need to do to avoid difficulties travelling to Europe after 29 March?

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