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Can Hong Kong bounce back as a relocation destination?

With its COVID restrictions now a thing of the past, and a new wave of ambitious expats arriving to advance their careers and experience the city, can Hong Kong regain its footing as the vibrant expat hub it once was?

Article by: Caitlin Pyett, Director of Account Management, Asia and Consulting Lead - Crown World Mobility | Published: 24 August 2023

How the talent shortage is fueling the ‘Great Relocation’

With borders starting to open up (again), more employers will follow in their footsteps to entice talent to move around the world and close the severe skills gap. Most are finding they have no choice but to look further afield if they want to attract great people at all levels.

Article by: Paul Bennett, CEO and co-founder - PerchPeek | Published: 14 March 2022

Vital compliance risks of international remote working

As interest in international remote working increases, there are key compliance issues to consider concerning social security liabilities, right to work and data security which HR professionals need to be aware of. Procedures are made even more difficult in the present environment, where travel is often disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, putting an employee’s ability to work at risk.

Article by: Ema Boccagni, Commercial Director EMEA - ECA International (ECA), | Published: 26 July 2021

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What to consider when repatriating during COVID-19 pandemic

During this global pandemic, HR personnel responsible for managing employee mobility are faced with the question on whether or not they should repatriate staff who are presently working overseas. Here, Ema Boccagni, Commercial Director EMEA at global mobility experts ECA International, addresses some of the questions asked, and how best to manage the process.

Article by: Ema Boccagni | Published: 5 May 2020

Copenhagen – a vibrant and sustainable metropolis

Copenhagen doesn’t immediately spring to mind as the ideal place for commercial relocation and development. But as a city with a growing reputation for sustainable living, an attractive quality of life and favourable government schemes for foreign businesses, perhaps it should feature higher up the list of potential expansion locations. Contributor Abi Bennett, Research Partner - Wilbury Stratton.

Article by: Abi Bennett | Published: 10 December 2019

How to Retain Talent During Business Relocation

With Brexit uncertainty in the UK, a survey by Instant Offices had found 28% of businesses are gearing up for relocation as they identify opportunities both in and outside of the EU, putting a possible move on the cards for many workers in the UK.

Article by: Lucinda Pullinger | Published: 29 May 2019

Top 10 Countries for Women to Work Abroad

For International Women’s Day, InterNations, the world’s largest expat community, took a look at the women that do work abroad and the countries in which they are happiest with their career. The findings are based on the insights of 8,855 female expats that took part in the Expat Insider 2018 survey, one of the most extensive surveys about working and living abroad, annually conducted by InterNations. For the survey’s Working Abroad Index, several topics such as career prospects, work-life balance, and job security are factored in.

Article by: Malte Zeeck | Published: 28 February 2019

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Supporting overseas employees

Globalisation continues to offer businesses exciting opportunities to expand beyond their current remit, and this creates new job opportunities for individuals. Working overseas can be a life-enhancing experience, but it’s not always positive if suitable due diligence hasn’t been conducted beforehand. 

Article by: Sarah Dennis | Published: 19 November 2018

Identifying five Key Types of Expat Professionals in GCC Countries

A move from their home countries has worked handsomely for some expats; while, others lament the high cost of living and the diminishing marginal utility gained from trying to prosper under restrictive labor laws that invite discriminatory practices. Consequently, the justifications to arrive and stay within the GCC region vary widely among the expat professional communities. Let’s review the following 5 key types of expat professionals to gain a better understanding of their goals/objectives/ambitions as they strive to find relevance/congruity within the corporate environment of the GCC countries:

Article by: Murad S. Mirza | Published: 17 October 2018