Global Mobility Relocation

November 27, 2020

What is Global Mobility & Why You Need a Strategy

What is Global Mobility (GM)? To put it simply, Global Mobility is a Human Resources (HR) function that refers to a multinational corporation's (MNCs) ability to move its people to offices in different countries in order to grow the business globally in terms of geographical footprint, functions and activities. Traditionally, International assignments or transfers can be either short term (between 3 – 12 months), long term (between 2 – 5 years) or on a permanent basis (Permanent Transfers or localisations). However, in the current climate, businesses are creating innovative and creative solutions to meet their strategic needs.
March 24, 2020

Employee Bulletin; The Wider World of Global Mobility

During the Coronavirus pandemic, it is increasingly important to understand how we can support our staff on many different levels. At IPM we want to ensure that we can help […]
February 10, 2020

UK eGates – Compliance issues to Sponsor Licence holders

Faster Entry to the UK to enhance the welcome experience of travellers arriving is one of the Home Office priorities, hence there are now just over 260 eGates across 15 […]
October 27, 2015

The implications and challenges of non-compliance in Global Mobility and how to avoid them

The management of compliance has always been an issue when assigning people internationally. The challenge is to ensure that tax, social security, and immigration legislation in both the home location […]
September 24, 2015

Bigger is better? – Dispelling the 5 myths that engaging a global supplier is better

There is a common perception that “bigger is better”. We come across this everywhere we turn in daily life. Whether it is shopping malls, cruise ships, televisions or diamond rings, […]
February 19, 2015

Six critical questions you must answer before you send employees overseas

The global world of business is changing rapidly and more and more businesses are beginning to expand their operations overseas. Those of you who have already started this journey will […]