The invasion of Ukraine and the resulting economic sanctions imposed on Russia created an instability that is affecting the value of the ruble and the prices of Goods & Services.
We all like to see a ranking. We like to know the best countries to live in; the most expensive cities; a listing of cities by their cost of living.
A consumer goods client contacted us seeking help evaluating the impact on an employee transferring to a new country.
In countries with unstable currencies it is common for employees to save and spend some of their salary in hard currency.
Since the start of the pandemic, the United States has experienced unprecedented spikes in real estate values with average home values increasing over 17% in just 18 months. Some key markets have seen spikes upwards of 50%.
Local-Plus Packages are widely used in Hong Kong, but due to high cost of living in HK, there are frequent questions on what and how much the ‘plus’ benefits should be.
A consumer goods company uses one pay scale for their employees in over 100 stores across 50 cities in Asia.
Domestic commuting is an effective way to staff key roles and avoid expensive relocation packages.
Africa is a diverse and dynamic continent. As the activity in the region grows, more companies are sending assignees and needing data and information about African locations.