Global mobility

Global mobility 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. Managing reward for international assignments is also key.


Almost half of manufacturers concerned about post-Brexit hiring

Almost half of UK manufacturers are worried about accessing skills once...

Business travel in the Trump and Brexit era: How to prepare for policy changes

21 Feb 2018

Fundamental changes in the immigration policy on both sides of the Atlantic mean that globally mobile workers face uncertain times....

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How health insurance can help employers compete in the race for talent

18 Jan 2018

Employees’ expectations of how their employer will support their physical and mental health are growing. Sheldon Kenton from Bupa considers...

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EU citizens’ rights confirmed in Brexit agreement

8 Dec 2017

EU citizens living in the UK and vice versa will have their rights to live, work and study protected it...

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Trump’s executive order on highly skilled migrants: does it affect your business?

15 May 2017

While much of the focus in the US at the moment is on President Trump’s own hiring and firing practices,...

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Global mobility: Take a bespoke approach to employee wellbeing

3 May 2017

With global mobility increasing, research shows the need for employers to look at the individual needs of staff to ensure...

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Employment and immigration included in Brexit White Paper

2 Feb 2017

The Government’s Brexit White Paper reiterates the importance of providing certainty on the immigration status of EU workers already based...

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Cardiff leads British cities as UK ranks third for talent

17 Jan 2017

The UK has been ranked third in the world for “talent competitiveness”, according to research that measures countries’ ability to...

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Could “associate EU citizenship” become a worthwhile employee perk?

13 Jan 2017

The proposal by an MEP that UK nationals could take out “associate EU citizenship” could appeal to UK employers who...

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Zika virus and business travel : six duty of care actions for employers

1 Dec 2016

As evidence of the effect of the Zika virus grows, employers must address their responsibilities. Dr Jonathan O’Keeffe explains.
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International assignments in an uncertain world (webinar)

11 Oct 2016

ON DEMAND | The current economic and political climate has led to increasing challenges for employers managing ...

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The Digital Tribe: why it’s everyone, not just millennials (webinar)

24 Jun 2016

ON DEMAND | How we adapt to change is critical to our success. From the dawn of civilisation, humans have had to evolve in order to survive and thrive...

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How can HR protect the safety of globally mobile employees?

8 Jun 2016

Employees are posted to ever more countries, yet threats like natural disasters, terrorism and medical endemics loom large. What can...

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EU immigrants fear discrimination amid Brexit debate

23 May 2016

Europeans working in the UK fear the impact of a Brexit vote according to research released today, one month ahead...

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Ebola: Five best practices when planning for an outbreak

23 Feb 2016

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has changed the way society at large considers, prepares, plans and responds to health...

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