Global mobility

New Zealand passes Bill for paid leave for domestic abuse victims

As New Zealand passes legislation to allow domestic abuse victims 10 days' paid leave, campaigners hope it will prompt UK policymakers and businesses to take action

Who’ll take the global edge in the gig economy?

Any country that can get the legal and regulatory framework right – striking the balance between flexibility and security – may give itself a significant edge

A postcard from... New Zealand

Our 'postcard from' series keeps you updated on key HR areas in different countries

Brexit whitepaper leaves questions unanswered for employers

The government has released a whitepaper stating that free movement for skilled workers and students must be recognised post-Brexit, but crictics say it lacks detail

Workers more concerned about surveillance than robots

Surveillance is the new technology that most concerns workers, according to the first report from the RSA’s Future Work Centre.

The Tier 2 visa news is a hopeful indicator of post-Brexit landscape

?The situation facing NHS employers struggling to get visas for overseas doctors was approaching a crisis

Not enough employees willing to be internationally mobile

RES Forum research finds that global mobility must be smart, agile, flawless and efficient

Do we need a right to work reality check?

Lengthy right to work checking processes are causing businesses to lose out on key talent. Some may then be tempted to flout the rules

Consumer tech and Millennials forcing global mobility to evolve

Millennials want more flexibility and personalisation from international assignments

The digitalisation of global mobility

Most companies are only moderately ‘digitalised’ in terms of global mobility. However, they have a clear agenda for what to implement next

Manufacturers face skills shortage post-Brexit

Almost half (47%) of UK manufacturers are concerned about their ability to access skills post-Brexit  

Your new international assignee: The cross-border commuter

Increasing numbers are choosing to complete international assignments by commuting rather than relocating. But there are challenges for both employer and employee

Global mobility