A natural evolution for Global Mobility

Nov 24, 2022 |
A natural evolution – Sustainable Global Mobility, introducing the CHESS Framework. The RES Forum

Written by a Global Mobility leader in the technology sector Global mobility policies and procedures already form a melting pot of organization wide strategy and polices in the delivery of assignment programs. So it follows that the inclusion of ESG in our thinking and actions is a natural evolution of how we work. Some of […]

A change of direction

Nov 9, 2022 |

Written by Mark Ethelston, Head of Mobility, Gallagher Ask any global mobility professional what trends they have seen in the last five to ten years and you will most likely hear, amongst other things, that they have seen a decrease in Long-Term Accompanied Assignments and an increase in Short Term Assignments. We have also seen […]

The CHESS Framework in action

Oct 27, 2022 |
Traffic light sign almost submerged in water beneath the words The CHESS Framework in action – Sustainable Global Mobility, introducing the CHESS Framework. The RES Forum

Written by Paul Barnes, Inspire Global Mobility Consulting I read the RES Forum’s research on Sustainability in Global Mobility (GM) several times to ensure I fully understood its purpose and goals. I approached it through the lens of a GM professional managing different sizes and scopes of mobility programs. I also considered the importance of […]

While Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has become a primary concern amongst global mobility leaders, finding a balanced approach to implementation can be problematic. SilverDoor’s Vice President of Business Development, Pauline Houston, shares her thoughts on why many companies struggle to find a pathway suited to them and suggests the best approach to finding a solution. […]

Chessboard from above under the words “It’s time for global mobility to stop making plans and start planning

Written by Rich Ballot, General Counsel at BGRS   “Plans are useless, but planning is indispensable” – Dwight D. Eisenhower The RES Forum’s research focus on global mobility in times of conflict and crisis, as a resource for our member companies and mobility practitioners, could not be more relevant or timely. Surprising times As the […]

The temporary housing market in the Middle East is one of the most well established amongst the emerging markets. Driven by cultural preferences and large volumes of historic corporate travel, Middle Eastern cities typically offer a wide array of budget, mid-range, and high end long-stay accommodation well suited to relocating assignees. Unlike other regions, a […]

Knotted ropes in a harbour under the words Ten DE&I recommendations from leading organizations

This piece is from The RES Forum’s research paper – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in post-pandemic global work, written by Dr. Benjamin Bader and Professor Michael Dickmann.  You can download the paper here.    Build the business case for DE&I DE&I strengthens the generation of ideas through a greater diversity of thought within the organization. […]

Addressing DE&I in global mobility

May 5, 2022 |
Roof tops from above under the words Addressing DE&I in Global Mobility

Written by Emma Dodwell-Groves, BGRS   Organisations are widely beginning to address diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) in their mobility programs. They are considering, perhaps for the first time, unconventional families, differing levels of accessibility, neurodiversity, gender and sexual orientation safety concerns, and a wide array of other disclosed or undisclosed diversity needs that may […]

A pride parade under the words DE&I and mobility, helping expat partners to anchor remains essential

Written by Jacqueline van Haaften, Global Connection As the daughter of a merchant navy navigation officer, I greatly appreciate the maritime analogies in the RES Forum’s report on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in post-pandemic global work. Just like a captain can’t sail the ship on his or her own, an expat needs the support of […]

various spices beneath the words evolution of the health insurance industry in India

Written by Jayesh Gadekar, Global Insurance Brokers   To understand the evolution of the insurance industry in India, we need to divide the last couple of decades into “Pre-Tariff” and “Post-Tariff” eras. The Indian insurance industry has predominantly been regulated by a tariff regime, prescribed under multiple tariffs (Fire, Engineering, Marine, etc.). These tariffs were […]