It’s time for child friendly global mobility

Apr 11, 2023 |

Written by Karlijn Jacobs, Ombudsperson for International Children, Expat Valley If it weren’t for my husband’s boss to step in and resolve the issue with our landlord, we would have repatriated over a washing machine that caught fire. It was never about the cost of the washing machine though. We had just found out we […]

Be prepared to compete for the world’s best talent – Work from anywhere – practical issues and future possibilities. The RES Forum. Flags from around the world hanging from the vaulted ceiling of O’Hare International Airport, Chicago.

Written by Martina Kaul and Doris Huber, licensed German tax advisors and Directors at WTS Germany   When it comes to Hybrid Work – occasional business trips across the border in place of a complete relocation with the family – good preparation from an employment law, tax and social security perspective is the be-all and […]

A balancing act

Feb 16, 2023 |
A balancing act – Work from anywhere – practical issues and future possibilities. The RES Forum. Red telephone box on a rural country lane in the United Kingdom.

Written by a Carla Foden, Growth Leader and Managing Consultant, Gallagher   Post-pandemic, we have seen a rapid increase in companies offering – or trying to offer – remote working and, indeed, Work from Anywhere. However, when you investigate the finer details, you have to ask, does this truly exist and how often is it […]

Managing company culture and employee experience in a remote first world. Work from Anywhere, practical issues and future possibilities. The RES Forum

Written by a Global Mobility leader in the technology sector Post-pandemic, the work landscape has truly changed for companies large and small, local and global. Where, pre-pandemic, employers allowing home working one or two days per week were seen as generous, there is now an expectation from many employees to not only be home based […]

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 […]