Global Mobility News: The latest in housing, tax, and goods & services [2020: Q2]

    Jul 09, 2020 @ 06:39 AM / by Patrick Benedetti

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    Data Points brings you the latest updates from our Housing, Goods & Services, and Tax departments. These highlights are based on our expert international surveys, which are conducted on location by our global data collection team.

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    Kinshasa's early COVID-19 prevention

    Jul 07, 2020 @ 12:30 AM / by Andrew Morollo

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    I arrived early in the morning at Kinshasa’s N'djili International Airport this past January 29th on a connecting flight from Addis Ababa. Upon arrival, I expected the same chaos that I experienced during my previous surveys in 2003 and 2008, but I was pleasantly surprised.

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    Tax Debrief from the Leaders in Global Mobility Conference

    Jul 06, 2020 @ 08:06 AM / by Pat Jurgens

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    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.

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    The worst currency performers in 2020

    Jul 02, 2020 @ 03:51 PM / by Morgan Grenier

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    2020 has been a year of historic economic upheaval. Shocks in the market have impacted trade, inflation, employment, national budgets—sparking an unprecedented global recession to which even stable economies are not immune.

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    AIRINC's Steve Brink & Morgan Crosby on 'The View From The Top Live'

    Jul 02, 2020 @ 08:45 AM / by Rob Zeitz

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    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.

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    How do you manage incidental costs when an assignment gets cancelled?

    Jul 01, 2020 @ 04:11 PM / by Sandra De Bruyker

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    In these challenging times, companies are being faced with exceptional circumstances. One of these exceptional circumstances is when the assignee is packed to go on assignment but the assignment is cancelled last minute. Companies will typically pay for the costs directly linked to the relocation, such as shipment and medical expenses, but what about incidental costs?

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    How can you effectively innovate and implement in Global Mobility?

    Jun 29, 2020 @ 05:45 AM / by Grace Kernohan

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    This past Wednesday, AIRINC hosted a webinar with Kerwin Guillermo, Global Head of Employee Mobility at Hewlett Packard Enterprises, and Inez Nomidis, Director of Advisory Services in America for AIRINC, in a show and tell of the innovative approaches to mobility at HPE. The discussion focused on differentiated investments, “Pay for Performance”, and Making Good Mobility Decisions.

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    The View From The Top Live with Steve Brink & Morgan Crosby

    Jun 26, 2020 @ 10:20 AM / by Gerald Abbey

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    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.

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    Remote Work Considerations for Mobility Professionals

    Jun 22, 2020 @ 06:15 AM / by Inez Nomidis

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    Remote work is a hot topic. In my last post, I wrote about how industry, risk aversion, and culture impact a company’s approach and receptiveness to employee remote work requests. Here, I’d like to share some insights into how companies make the call on whether or not to approve requests.

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    COVID-19 is back in Beijing with a fresh outbreak

    Jun 19, 2020 @ 02:09 PM / by Yimkwan Tsang

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    After eight weeks without any domestically transmitted coronavirus cases, Beijing now faces more than 180 new COVID-19 cases over the last five days. Authorities believe this recent outbreak originated at the Xinfadi wholesale farmer’s market in Fengtai District.

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