Repatriation is a critical but often-ignored phase in the long-term international assignment lifecycle that is often considered an administrative formality to get the assignee and their family back to base. But is limiting engagement to just the physical relocation a missed opportunity?
Exceptions are unexpected allowances and benefits provided to an assignee, that sit outside of the scope of the original international assignment policy. This article looks at how to make cost-saving improvements to your exception process.
Cost is often the main concern when considering a commuter assignment but the financial implication is far from the only factor that matters when deciding if a commuting arrangement is the best fit.
Adopting a proactive approach in reviewing policies is a key priority for global mobility teams. This article explains how reviews help to ensure that assignment policies are competitive and fit for purpose.
ECA was a Headline Partner at the FEM EMEA Summit and EMMAs. ECA experts led various sessions at the event and our client HEINEKEN won an award for most innovative use of technology!
Wrapping up our three-part series, this article looks at how to structure employment arrangements and ensure the right policies and processes are in place to effectively manage short-term assignments.
We dispel a few myths, highlight common pitfalls to avoid and provide advice to help global mobility teams establish best practices and compliance when managing short-term assignments.
An assignment letter should be as detailed as possible if potentially costly misunderstandings are to be avoided. Here's what you need to consider and the various elements that should be covered.
Why are short-term assignments growing in popularity and how are companies structuring packages?
Here are some of the reasons international businesses choose to partner with ECA to ensure successful assignments and an effective mobility programme.