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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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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.

Tapping into a global work pool

The flexible working trend was already on the rise, but it has been accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic. Many businesses have adopted a work-from-anywhere policy and while this has brought some...

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Quarter of HR leaders unsure where employees are working from

A global survey of HR professionals has found that teams need to be more aware of where in the world their staff are working.

How HR can improve LGBT+ employees' access to international assignments

?Recent research by Open for Business found that numerous companies were not providing LGBT+ employees with enough knowledge and resources on the local laws and culture for international assignments.

Employers to face pressure over points-based immigration system

The UK’s new work visas, under the points-based immigration system, will put pressure on employers to respond quickly and make long-term decisions about their workforce sooner rather than later.

New immigration system could exclude two thirds of EU workers

The skilled worker visa under the UK’s new immigration system could make future recruitment from the EU much harder than before and mean some sectors will struggle to recruit.

Brexit migration report: HR community reacts

A report that suggests EU workers coming to the UK should be given no preference for visas after Brexit has recieved a mixed response

Case study: Off-peak staff swapping at Grace Hotels

The hotel group’s Strategic Labour Partnership with other luxury brands provides employees with a sea of opportunities

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

Not enough employees willing to be internationally mobile

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