Did you know 57% of companies pay a per diem to cover meals & incidentals for commuters? AIRINC recently published its 2020 Commuter Assignments Benchmark Survey, which found these other interesting facts:
For many, remote work has proven to be sustainable and successful. This has resulted in companies looking to position a distributed workforce as part of their employee value proposition. These organizations offer a combination of:
Are you using engaging videos and digital media to communicate with your assignees and their managers? Videos quickly and clearly communicate expectations and complex concepts like tax or COLA [Cost of Living Allowance].
Massachusetts, like many other states across the United States, has declared a state of emergency in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. Typical components include mandatory social distancing, travel restrictions, and many other precautions. Concurrently, many Massachusetts businesses have adopted remote working arrangements as a measure to adhere to these precautions, and provide employee flexibility and safety.
Jeremy Piccoli and I joined a panel discussion during the Leaders in Global Mobility 2020 conference on June 23rd. We were joined by tax specialists Graeme McLean, Group Head of Employment Tax and Global Mobility at Sage and Preetam Kerai, International Employment Tax Lead of Centrica. Our tax panel discussion was moderated by Brian Friedman of Benivo.
AIRINC's President and CEO, Steve Brink, and Global Growth Leader, Morgan Crosby were the featured guests of Benivo's The View From The Top Live broadcast on Wednesday July 1, alongside host Brian Friedman, and series regulars Michelle Durkin of Benivo and Julia Onslow-Cole of Fragoman.
Next Wednesday, Benivo's The View From The Top Live with host Brian Friedman welcomes AIRINC's President and CEO, Steve Brink, and Global Growth Leader, Morgan Crosby. We look forward to a lively and engaging session that will cover a wide range of hot topics impacting Global Mobility right now.
Commuter assignments have long been in use by companies, with and without a formal governing policy in place. Commonly used to meet specific business needs, commuter assignments are defined as a temporary arrangement in which the employee lives in one country where their family resides (if applicable) and works in another, making frequent and regular trips to the same work location (e.g. weekly, daily).
AIRINC’s recent pulse survey on virtual assignments finds that this emerging type of mobility is top of mind for mobility professionals. Virtual assignments are defined as an arrangement in which the employee lives in one country but performs their job remotely in another country.
Do companies already have a policy in place to address this type of mobility? Virtual assignments are defined as an arrangement in which the employee lives in one country but performs their job remotely for another country. Please participate in this brief pulse survey to understand more about this emerging area of mobility.