Incentives move multinational companies to Malaysia, says Spring Zhou Managing Director of Asia Pacific at RES Forum Technical Partner for Relocation Management Lexicon Relocation. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital, is quickly emerging as a cultural, financial and economic leader in the region. Referred to as A City of Opportunity, Kuala Lumpur offers multiple socioeconomic, security and […]

The Importance of Diversity in the Workplace

Mar 9, 2018 |
Diversity in the Workplace

The Importance of Diversity in the Workplace By SilverDoor Apartments, Serviced Apartment and Corporate Accommodation Experts The RES Forum’s Technical Partner for Temporary Accommodation Solutions Written by Anton Constantinou. Diversity is a much talked about topic in big business. With offices now increasingly multicultural, and greater gender equality in leadership roles, it seems that companies […]


As organisations continue to thrive and expand their global footprint, business travel and foreign work assignments remain critical to business success. Whilst an increased movement of the workforce around the globe is inevitably essential for strategic growth, this rise in global mobility understandably brings with it inherent risks to both the individual and the organisation. […]

The Best Online Relocation Tools

Oct 20, 2017 |

By Anton Constantinou Relocating to a new country needn’t start when you touch down at the airport. Thanks to a thriving online expat community, news of your chosen destination is only a click away. Discussion boards allow you to establish new friends, source jobs or buy and sell items. Everything from education to health insurance […]

Dynamics of Differences- Gender Diversity in Global Mobility – RES Forum/ Leuphana University Quarterly Research Paper out now! We are delighted to share the latest RES Forum and Leuphana University Research Paper, written by Professor Benjamin Bader and PhD Candidate Birte Manke of Leuphana University on Gender Diversity in Global Mobility. Organisational diversity is often […]

The Most Attractive Cities to Move to for Work

Mar 7, 2017 |

Despite the current political headwinds blowing against globalization, companies continue to recruit talent from around the world and talented people continue to want overseas work experience. For firms, it’s become imperative to look beyond geographic borders to attract and retain top talent. This is partly due to the fact that 77% of CEOs report being […]


Should you deliver cost of living support for temporary cross-border moves via a cost of living allowance (COLA) or a per diem (sometimes referred to as a short-term allowance/STA)? To answer this question, it’s helpful to review the intent of each approach. Cost of Living Allowance A COLA is designed to fully protect the home […]

Resolutions for relocating

Jan 20, 2017 |
Resolutions for Relocating

The advent of a New Year means one thing and one thing only: a fresh start. For millions, that translates as jotting down a series of aims and sticking to them. Some join a local gym in an effort trim down; others choose to learn a new skill. However, sticking by them is a different […]

Anvil Group – Cultural Briefing

Nov 1, 2016 |

King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away on 13 October 2016. For the foreign traveller in Thailand, it will be important to understand the role of the monarchy in Thai society, both in terms of law and culture. This brief sketches the basic legal and cultural geography that visitors to Thailand will need to understand at this […]


By Anton Constantinou, SilverDoor Finding the right school is often one of the most important decisions families have to make when moving abroad. There’s the curriculum to consider, the age of your children, not to mention the tedious application processes. Those relocating to countries drastically different from their own may also require further language training […]

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