In the likely case that remote work is here to stay, an agile mobility team can play an important role in effectively managing remote work. This guide offers a framework for how your mobility departments can assist your organization in developing policies and processes to manage a compliant and productive remote workforce.
COVID-19 and subsequent social distancing protocols have driven a rapid increase in remote work prevalence. Many mobility professionals have been deeply impacted by this trend.
AIRINC recently conducted a benchmark survey on COVID-19’s impact on mobility and remote work. We had over 180 companies participate from a variety of industries. Here’s what I found interesting for the Oil & Gas industry.
During the recent APAC Online Summit hosted by FEM, AIRINC's Vice President Asia Pacific, Fred Schlomann, provided a wide-ranging interview on Virtual Assignments.
I grew up in Maine, a state long regarded for its idyllic rocky coast, conservation, and quality of life. Anyone who has visited Maine knows that when you exit via the southern border, a friendly sign bids you farewell with a note of contemplation, “If you lived here you would be home now.”
Prior to the current pandemic, a 2018 study by GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com highlighted that just 3.6% of the United States labor force worked remotely 50% or more of the time.
As indicated in our recent survey on the impact of COVID-19 on global mobility, many companies have repatriated their assignees given work stoppage and/or safety concerns in the host locations. As a result, some of these assignees are now back to their pre-assignment home country arrangement, including their home benefit plans.
The function responsible for moving employees across borders and ensuring that they arrive at their work location safely and legally is mostly called the Global Mobility function. In 2020, is this still the right term? Over the past decade, the function has grown, becoming more strategic and taking on many new or expanded responsibilities, including:
AIRINC is looking forward to exhibiting at the upcoming WorldatWork Virtual Conference & Exhibition: 2020 Total Resilience. The conference will run for nine weeks and starts on Wednesday, July 8th.
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.