Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Whether you hold the opinion that Core, Flexi or Plus mobility policies are the right solution for a Talent Management retention programme , they can commonly be more cost effective for the business. Whether they are here for the long term or just a medium-term fix, they have become a prominent feature of many international mobility programmes today and we must embrace their practicality and purpose.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Organizations create cost estimates for multiple purposes – obtaining business approval, establishing the financial budget / accrual, and identifying potential cost savings through policy change. To fit the purpose of the estimate, corporations may deliver several versions of the document to suit their audience.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
On August 1st, 2015 the lending industry is poised to implement two new lending disclosures which are a combination of four existing ones.
These forms have long been thought of as inefficient and confusing to consumers. The documentation revisions have been mandated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) which was tasked with scrutinizing duplication and overlapping loan forms.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Are you looking to create efficiencies in key areas of your value chain?
Pushing to achieve maximum strategic financial value from your core competencies is not a new challenge for most companies. Choosing to partner with relocation providers as a method of accomplishing this strategy continues to evolve, notably in the management and administration of global and domestic mobility programmes. The following will outline, at a high level, the best practices developed for preparing to outsource global mobility administration.
Looking for the benefits of utilising global and domestic mobility not only in terms of potential cost saving, but also the impact on the success of achieving your greater strategic mobility goals, for example, effectively allocating and developing key employees. Comprehensive mobility knowledge and expertise is not something that can be developed in-house, or quickly.
Adding or reducing internal resources to match mobility activity is costly and difficult to manage, which is why partnering with a global mobility provider can deliver both the expertise and scalability needed for a successful global and domestic mobility programme.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Date: April 23, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm (ET)
Presenters: Jill McDonald, Vice President, Policy Consulting, SIRVA
This webinar Presented by SIRVA’s Jill McDonald will explore:
Lump sum policies continue to be a popular method to provide relocation benefits. Join us as our SIRVA mobility experts review...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
It may be one of the understatements of the century to say that relocating is difficult challenging – so many things to think about, organize and plan. It is not ranked third behind death and divorce as a stressful life event for nothing.
Your employee’s entire life is uprooted, usually for a new and more demanding job. Their family may be pleased, or there may be pandemonium. 14 year old daughter may be categorically refusing to leave,12 year old son is an up and coming hockey star; what about his dreams of playing in the NHL? And his mother is in assisted living; what about her? The employee’s spouse has her own company and is just starting to do well with it. She is not at all pleased at the prospect of moving anywhere, let alone to another country.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Guest Blog Post By:
Peggy Smith, SCRP, SGMS -T
Worldwide ERC® President & CEO
I’m a firm believer that the only constant is change in the mobility industry, and this year promises to be even more “changeful” than previous ones. I’d like to share some elements of my presentation for the SIRVA
University event that mobility professionals want to watch this year:
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Having just returned to work after Maternity Leave, in the mire of not being able to remember how to log into my computer and trying earnestly to learn the names of people I haven’t worked with before, I found myself wondering about maternity leave on assignment.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holiday celebrated at the turn of the Chinese calendar. Traditionally, celebrations run from Chinese New Year's Eve which is the last day of the last month of the Chinese calendar, to the 15th day of the first month. Chinese New Year is also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival.
Friday, January 16, 2015
SIRVA unveiled new enhancements to its suite of global compensation relocation services.
Using proprietary SIRVA data, the free Global Cost Calculator enables users to generate a detailed estimate of the expenses associated with relocating an employee from one destination to another before incurring any costs. SIRVA’s Global Expense Management Tool enables relocating customers to manage travel expenses on their computers, mobile phones and tablets.
For more information, read the press release.