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.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
If you are involved in the global compensation collection process at year end, you know that good planning and auditing throughout the year can make an annual chore less stressful and help ensure that your reporting is accurate and compliant. As you wrap up the final deliverables for your tax partner, keep notes about any “bumps” encountered in these past few months and start off 2015 with a plan to eliminate these challenges
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
While it may be only temporary, temporary housing is an important aspect contributing to the overall success of a relocation. This will be the first place your employees become acquainted with when moving their whole life to a new location that they will now call “home”. While there are a multitude of considerations when assessing temporary housing, the following three best practices will help to ensure your employee’s satisfaction.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
The global immigration landscape is changing profoundly and now, more than ever before, employees and their families are living abroad. In today’s world, people are less afraid to part with their familiar place to experience a different culture, live a different lifestyle, or to take on a new job opportunity abroad. Whatever the reason may be, the statistics reveal that the world is becoming increasingly global. Not surprised, right? Well, wait until you hear the numbers…
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
You may be asking yourself – What is Personal Property Insurance (PPI)? Personal Property Insurance is a new coverage tailored to meet the needs of extended business stay travelers by protecting their personal belongings and damage liability to their temporary housing. SIRVA Corporate Housing is one of the only providers that offers PPI included in your stay, typically companies offer PPI at an additional cost.
Monday, October 13, 2014
One of the most important and difficult decisions assignees who relocate with children need to make, is where their children will go to school. These assignees may find navigating the school search and enrollment process challenging, thus affecting their decision to move.
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Gulf Nations Mobility Report:
Key Policy Considerations for Assignments into the Gulf Region
is pleased to bring you the 2014 Gulf Nations Mobility Report. Please join us as we take a closer look at key learnings from the survey.
This report outlines key policy components for various assignment types into the Gulf Region and will equip you to better understand this dynamic region by providing insights on emerging trends, benchmarking data and location-specific updates.