From Mobility to Mobilisation

    May 05, 2021 @ 07:12 AM / by Mike Wincott

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    One of the clear trends we have seen over the last year is the focus on companies mobilising their workforce innovatively, as normal talent flows have been displaced.

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    The Suez Canal and Other Shipping Woes

    Apr 06, 2021 @ 09:00 AM / by Morgan Crosby

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    The landscape for shipping was already bad when the Ever Given got stuck in the Suez Canal. The pandemic had already caused a shipping container shortage, driving up the cost of shipments worldwide. The recent Suez Canal blockage will presumably only add to the misery of expensive and delayed shipments. The timing for the mobility industry could not be worse.

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    U.S. tax developments: The American Rescue Plan and 2020 filing deadline extension [UPDATE]

    Mar 23, 2021 @ 01:28 PM / by Jeremy Piccoli

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    On March 11th, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021, representing a $1.9 trillion tax and spending package targeted towards economic recovery and health impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. The new law, supported and fast-tracked by Congressional Democrats and the White House, contains a wide array of provisions. Among those relevant to individuals, ARPA provides another round of direct stimulus payments to eligible taxpayers, temporarily increases several low and middle income tax credits, includes significant state and local assistance, funds vaccine production and distribution, and extends the federal supplement to state unemployment benefits through September 6, 2021.

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    U.S. tax developments: The American Rescue Plan and 2020 filing deadline extension

    Mar 18, 2021 @ 05:02 PM / by Jeremy Piccoli

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    On March 11th, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021, representing a $1.9 trillion tax and spending package targeted towards economic recovery and health impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. The new law, supported and fast-tracked by Congressional Democrats and the White House, contains a wide array of provisions. Among those relevant to individuals, ARPA provides another round of direct stimulus payments to eligible taxpayers, temporarily increases several low and middle income tax credits, includes significant state and local assistance, funds vaccine production and distribution, and extends the federal supplement to state unemployment benefits through September 6, 2021.

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    What mental health benefits need to be considered for Remote Workers?

    Feb 19, 2021 @ 09:53 AM / by Gerald Abbey

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    AIRINC sat down with Arthur J. Gallagher to discuss some of the many issues that arose in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and the implications for the future of business and employee support and benefits. In this blog post series, we'll share their insights, spanning everything from Remote Work policy to real life examples of crisis and successful resolution.

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    What Remote Work benefit challenges have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic?

    Feb 12, 2021 @ 09:52 AM / by Gerald Abbey

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    AIRINC sat down with Arthur J. Gallagher to discuss some of the many issues that arose in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and the implications for the future of business and employee support and benefits. In this blog post series, we'll share their insights, spanning everything from Remote Work policy to real life examples of crisis and successful resolution.

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    What does BREXIT mean for Cross Border Mobility? [Download]

    Jan 20, 2021 @ 02:26 PM / by Michael Joyce

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    Twelve months ago, almost every conversation in the U.K. was dominated by Brexit. News channels, radio shows, and documentaries were fixated on the countdown for the United Kingdom leaving the EU.

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    Tax Considerations for Remote Work and Virtual Assignments [Webinar]

    Jan 13, 2021 @ 07:56 AM / by Michelle Curran

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    While the trend on work from home flexibility has increased over recent years, we see an expanded work from anywhere (WFA) as a growing option as a result of COVID-19. Work location has always been a key element of the compensation pillar.

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    The New Reality of Adjusting pay for Geographic Differences

    Jan 06, 2021 @ 06:01 AM / by Steve Brink

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    As a long-time Compensation consultant and senior instructor at WorldatWork, I have always taught that cost of labor was the right metric to use when setting pay as well as assessing geographic differences. Cost of labor is the assessment of the supply and demand of labor in a labor market via relevant compensation surveys. With the current environment of distributed workforce, I am changing my view on adjusting pay for geographic differences.

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    Lump Sums: When are they right, what should they cover, and how do you calculate them?

    Dec 07, 2020 @ 12:13 PM / by Jessica Caligan

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    Lump sums can be a valuable tool that provides employee flexibility and choice, reduces administration, and delivers cost transparency to the business. We have learned a lot from key clients and partners in the development of our new lump sum offering and would like to share some key insights from industry professionals on how to successfully implement a lump sum program.

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