Expats

How can businesses create an inclusive culture across different time zones?

In the context of the upheaval and uncertainty during the last 18 months, it’s more important than ever that companies bring their people together.

How to support overseas employees through specific challenges

Today (10 September) is World Suicide Prevention Day. Being there for people, listening to them and offering support are all vital aspects in supporting mental health. Colleagues may be some of the...

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Tight EU settled status deadline risks workplace fraud

Employers need to be wary of false identity documents following the deadline for EU workers to apply for settled status ending.

Protecting and supporting travelling teams after COVID

Business travellers will be among the first visitors to many countries as borders slowly re-open.  They will face a changed landscape, possibly unrecognisable to their previous trips.

Refugee hires supported by new employer network

Refugee employment charity Breaking Barriers has launched a new network, Fuse, to unite businesses from different sectors to improve employment opportunities for refugees in the UK.

Fall in migrant workers could cause skills shortages

A sharp decrease in the inflow of migrant workers could lead to a skills shortage just as the economy begins to recover after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Time to prepare for the 2021 Immigration System

It is anticipated 2020 will see huge changes to our immigration system causing potentially dramatic issues for employers and HR personnel, here we consider the key proposals

Supporting global staff in AIDS risk areas

There are many parts of the world where HIV/AIDS is rife, including those that are popular places to develop business

Business travel workers need greater protection

While HR can't predict every risk, extensive research and communication with expats will help mitigate most problems

Sending employees to Europe after a no-deal Brexit

The main areas for consideration are social security, access to healthcare, passport requirements and immigration

Mental health support needed at all stages of a global assignment

When an employee is stationed abroad there are distinct pressures that can put them under a great deal of stress

HR's role in safeguarding LGBT+ business travellers

With regional variations in law and culture to contend with, it’s essential that employees can travel safe in the knowledge their employer is looking out for them