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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 08, 2019 @ 01:02 AM / by Gerald Abbey

What is a Personal Salary Impact Statement?

This is information that an employer can offer an employee when relocating them from one location to another. This statement provides a sense of how the employee’s purchase power will be affected by the move.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 02, 2019 @ 12:40 AM / by Emily Stewart

Panic-buying and BREXIT-piling

In recent months, there have been news references to panic-buying and BREXIT stockpiling. In the event of a no-deal BREXIT, some media outlets advise to have a minimum of two weeks’ worth of food, water, and household items, such as toilet paper, for the immediate short-term.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 28, 2019 @ 12:05 AM / by Alex Davis

AIRINC Gasoline Price Tracking Report: Q1 2019

Global gasoline prices fell this quarter compared with our data from six months ago. Oil prices hit a recent high in early October but have fallen sharply since. US crude, for example, had its weakest month in a decade as the price plummeted 22% in November.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 15, 2019 @ 07:48 AM / by Eugene Kobiako

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A chart of the currency fluctuations in India since the demonetization in 2016.

Demonetization in India: a shock to the system

In November of 2016, the government of India decided to demonetize all the 500- and 1000-rupee banknotes and issued new 500- and 2000-rupee banknotes. The announcement came suddenly and gave people only until the end of 2016 to exchange their money.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 03, 2018 @ 02:25 AM / by Genie Martens

How do you define a "Short Term Assignment"?

AIRINC’s Short Term Assignment (STA) survey confirmed that although the typical STA is defined as unaccompanied and 3 to 12 months in duration, many companies reported that their policies include significant flexibility around STA arrangements and entitlements. This flexibility helps to encourage mobility and control costs, but can make it challenging to determine how to structure assignee support.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 23, 2018 @ 10:38 AM / by Genie Martens

 

Volatility Affecting International Assignees – How Should Mobility Respond?

News about extraordinary economic volatility in major emerging market countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Turkey, South Africa, and others has global mobility departments questioning whether they need to take any special measures to address the concerns of their international assignees



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[fa icon="calendar'] May 08, 2018 @ 12:07 PM / by Christine Midwood

Moving expenses are now taxable

As a result of the recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, moving expenses are now taxable. This includes household goods shipping, final move airfare, temporary living expenses, and U.S. storage costs, and impacts all temporary moves.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2018 @ 06:57 PM / by Tom Healey

 

Exchange rate fluctuations: What does it mean for international assignees and how should your mobility program address this volatility?



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