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[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 14, 2018 @ 01:58 PM / by Gerald Abbey

Ankara, Turkey as seen during an AIRINC on-site cost of living survey.

Currency Bans in Turkish Real Estate Market

For many years, the expatriate rental market in Turkey has been dominated by leases signed and paid in USD or EUR. In September of this year, President Erdogan issued a decree stating that all leases in foreign currency must be converted to Turkish lira (TRY). This move was made to stem the sharp inflation that battered Turkey’s currency in 2018, resulting in a loss of over half its value at its worst point.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 12, 2018 @ 02:13 PM / by Jonathan Nyquist

  

How do you Manage Cost and Delivery of Home Leave?

If you're like most companies, you probably view Home Leave budgeting as a time- and money-consuming challenge. Whether you use a blend of lump sum/cash allowances, reimbursement, tickets booked directly through corporate travel, or a choice between these options, difficulties often arise; they’re unavoidable!



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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'] Nov 15, 2018 @ 01:14 PM / by Michelle Curran

Policy Analysis Saves!

Do you know how your policies measure up for cost-competitiveness, flexibility, employee experience, and more? Along with an understanding of general market trends, you need internal insights based on your organization's unique business needs.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 02, 2018 @ 06:29 AM / by Michelle Curran

Exchange Rate Fluctuation and Economic Volatility

Cost of Living Allowances (COLA) are affected by complex economic factors like exchange rate fluctuation and economic volatility, which are highly unpredictable. For a COLA to be effective, the allowance must be reviewed and updated periodically to take these factors into account.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2018 @ 12:14 PM / by Brooke Caligan

Stay ahead of policy and provision changes associated with Brexit’s impact on the local talent economy

There is still an opportunity to participate in AIRINC’s domestic relocation benchmark for moves within the U.K.! The objective of the study is to understand the spectrum of relocation benefits, and how those benefits vary by employee level or other circumstances. 



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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2018 @ 09:45 AM / by Brooke Caligan

Last call for AIRINC’s benchmark survey for Non-Profits!

This innovative benchmark on Global Mobility policies and practices is tailored specifically to non-profit organizations. It focuses on the increasingly varied array of cross-border mobility approaches designed to meet temporary and longer-term global talent needs.



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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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