British Citizenship by Descent: Eligibility Rules

British citizenship by descent allows individuals who were not born in the UK to become British citizens on the basis of a parent’s, or in some cases grandparent’s, British status. What is British citizenship by decent? Under UK nationality rules, British citizens are classed as either having British citizenship by descent’ or ‘British citizenship otherwise […]

Moving out of the Country Checklist

Corporate relocations are administratively and logistically demanding for employers. They also demand significant investment, resulting in growing expectations of return and organisational value. Effective management of the relocation process will be critical to facilitate success of the move, enabling the employee to hit the ground running professionally and help to settle their family into the […]

Overseas Work Permit (How to Get One!)

When looking at how to get an overseas work permit for an employee, there will be a number of factors to consider. This can be daunting for HR and mobility teams, given the highly changeable nature and varied nature of global immigration rules. One of the key requirements when deploying employees overseas on assignment is […]

Mobile Workforce (and How to Safeguard it!)

Whether exploring new business opportunities abroad, meeting up with partners in the supply chain or visiting overseas sites, many workers, as part of a mobile workforce, are required to travel for business purposes. UK-based employers have a duty of care towards their employees, including those travelling or deployed overseas, whether on a commuter or short-term […]

Types of Global Mobility Assignment (A Guide!)

To achieve the flexibility and agility required to respond to changing business demands while operating within a cost-effective and compliant infrastructure, organisations should explore different types of global mobility assignments. With a varied global mobility portfolio, organisations can optimise the return and value of its mobility activity by ensuring the most appropriate and cost-effective type […]

Global Workforce Management: Key Considerations

Global workforce management can pose a range of strategic, logistical and legal challenges for employers as teams and projects span various locations, cultures, time zones, languages and working styles. As organisations strive for business growth through global talent management, we examine some of the areas of risk and opportunity for employers to develop, retain and […]

Mobility Compliance: Global HR Essentials

While employers continue to invest in international talent mobility to deliver organisational objectives and drive competitive advantage, the growing challenge of managing risk and mobility compliance should not be underestimated. Non-compliance with employer duties can result in wasted expenditure, loss of revenue, damage to reputation, decline in employee morale and significant financial penalties. The potential […]

Corporate Relocation (Best Practice Guide!)

Many companies from large multinationals to entrepreneurial businesses are choosing to embark on a process of corporate relocation by relocating part or all of their operations to new regions. There are significant potential benefits to relocating abroad – access to markets, simplified compliance and cost savings are cited as key advantages. While there are a […]

Assignment Management (Overseas Management Risks)

Overseas assignment management is becoming increasingly common as employers move away from permanent relocations in favour of more flexible and less costly solutions to deploy key employees to different regions. Overseas assignments present both opportunities and risks for employers. While the move may be temporary, employees still require support both in terms of the logistics […]

Global Mobility Compliance (The Advantage!)

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With an effective global mobility programme, your organisation can derive commercial advantage from deploying the right talent to the right location at the right time. But with movement of people across multiple borders comes global mobility compliance risks.   For multinationals looking to enhance their global mobility compliance and reduce risk exposure, the challenge is […]