Technology And Tools

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 23, 2016 @ 05:41 PM / by Gerald Abbey

Allowances remain central to expatriate packages and are a significant cost to your company.

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[fa icon="calendar'] May 26, 2016 @ 05:08 PM / by Gerald Abbey

Inflation and Devaluation

The Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) is a central part of an international assignee’s package. What happens when this highly visible allowance decreases?

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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 25, 2016 @ 10:11 AM / by Weston Hicks

Sometimes global mobility managers need to use hardship payments to incentivize their employees to perform critical tasks in undesirable locations. On the opposite end of the spectrum, there are many pleasant places to be sent on assignment as an expatriate.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 07, 2016 @ 11:00 AM / by Jonathan Nyquist

The business traveler may not seem like an expatriate assignment type, but increasingly this assignment profile is entering the ranks companies leverage alongside more traditional assignment types. Business travelers typically make frequent trips to one or multiple worksites for only days or weeks at a time, and they are not typically entitled to (or do not typically need) provisions associated with longer stays such as hardship, home leave, tax equalization, etc.

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