Immigration

November 30, 2020

Permanent Establishment – Risk Mitigation and Set-up

One of the key concerns for most Global Mobility professionals is the risk for triggering a Permanent Establishment (PE) in the host country based on the activity of the mobile […]
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.
July 2, 2020

The British Government Offers an Immigration Lifeline to Hong Kong Residents

Yesterday, on 1st July 2020, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson offered the opportunity for residents of Hong Kong with British National Overseas (‘BNO’) status to settle in the UK […]
March 30, 2020

International Crisis Management (‘Coronavirus’)

In this alert we provide guidance for travel and border (Entry and Exit) restrictions. Correct as of 30th March 2020. You can also contact our team if you have any […]
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 […]
March 23, 2020

Post Brexit Immigration; Are You Ready?

One of the key important issues for businesses is the question of post Brexit immigration. One important issue continues to be, the provisions that will be made for European Union […]
February 19, 2020

No “Australian Visa System” in the UK

The UK government has finally released this morning some of their actual plans for the “new immigration system” after the Brexit. The new system is alleged to be more employer-led […]
February 18, 2020

Global Talent Visa – Opening on 20 February 2020

The UK has entered in the Brexit transition period on 1 February 2020. The Government to keep (or make) the country attractive to the “best foreigner minds” to come to […]