The Impact Covid-19 Has Had On Global Mobility

By |2020-08-04T12:10:15+10:00August 4th, 2020|Aligning Global Mobility, Assignee Experience, Business Travellers, Cost, Covid-19, Design, Duty of Care, Global Mobility Professional, Global Talent Pipelines, industry trends, Mobility, Pandemic, Policy, Remote Workers, Repatriation, Skills, Strategy, Tax, Travel, Travel Risk Management|

How Covid-19 has affected Global Mobility When the WHO officially declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic on 11 March 2020, few would have predicted the extent to which the world would change, and the speed at which the change would happen. Border closures and travel restrictions had an immediate impact on global mobility (GM) [...]

Fair Work High Income Threshold Changes 2020

By |2020-08-04T13:45:43+10:00July 31st, 2020|Australian immigration, Business Travellers, Compliance, Duty of Care, Employment Law, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Remuneration, Risk, Travel|

Fair Work Commission Releases Changes To High Income Threshold 1 July 2020 - The Fair Work Commission has released its annual increase to the high income threshold. From an Australian immigration perspective, this threshold affects the salary benchmark that applicants aged over 45 years must now meet. From 1 July 2020, the high income [...]

Stay Safe – A Quest Promise

By |2020-07-31T10:40:20+10:00July 31st, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, Covid-19, Destination Information, Domestic Relocations, Duty of Care, Employee Experience, Employee Wellbeing, Housing, International Relocations, Mobility, News, Pandemic, Regional Mobility, Relocation, Remote Workers, Safety, TEMI Gala Awards|

Since we last chatted many of us have had to normalise very different ways of working; working from home, learning to unmute ourselves, navigating zoom meetings and balancing the needs for home schooling, just to name a few.  As we are transitioning to the new working normal, it is timely to share what we [...]

New Standards Corporate Accommodation Providers Should Be Meeting

By |2020-07-23T11:18:07+10:00July 23rd, 2020|Accommodation, Assignees, Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, Compliance, Covid-19, Duty of Care, Employee Experience, Employee Wellbeing, Expatriates, Housing, International Relocations, Mobile Policy Design, Mobility, Pandemic, Relocation, Remote Workers, Risk, Safety, Supply Chain Management, Travel, Travel Risk Management, Vendor Management|

The New Standards Your Corporate Accommodation Providers Should Be Meeting Mobility practitioners have adapted quickly to the sweeping changes the COVID-19 pandemic has required them to make to their 2020 strategies, but with travel restrictions slowly easing in some parts of the world, there is renewed interest in corporate travel and what new Standards [...]

Assistance Companies Provide Invaluable Support During Pandemic

By |2020-05-12T09:23:12+10:00May 12th, 2020|Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, Covid-19, Duty of Care, Employee Experience, Employee Wellbeing, Mobile Policy Design, Mobility, Pandemic, Policy, Relocation, Risk, Safety, Strategy, Talent Management, Travel Risk Management, trends|

Facing the Storm: The Role of Assistance Companies to Keep Organisations Afloat during Pandemics.   For many companies, the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed previously unknown vulnerabilities. Into this storm where product demand can be decimated, supply chains delayed, and organisational functioning disrupted, companies and their employees can feel at sea, not knowing what’s best to do. Within just [...]

Wellbeing Workshops Help Expats Impacted By Covid-19

By |2020-05-12T12:38:55+10:00May 11th, 2020|Assignee Experience, Assignment Experience, Covid-19, Duty of Care, Employee Experience, Employee Wellbeing, Global Mindsets, Health, Mobility, Pandemic, Policy, Relocation, Remote Workers, Strategy, TEMI Gala Awards|

Wellbeing workshops help expats impacted by COVID-19 feel less alone Living and working overseas during a global pandemic can be extra stressful.  Learning about coping strategies, and hearing the stories of others in the same situation helps—according to feedback from expats who participated in wellbeing workshops being delivered by New Zealand company Mobile Relocation. [...]

WE ARE OPEN AND HERE TO SUPPORT YOU AND YOUR CLIENTS

By |2020-05-11T10:14:55+10:00May 11th, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, Covid-19, Destination Information, Domestic Relocations, Duty of Care, Employee Experience, Employee Wellbeing, Home Search, Housing, International Relocations, Mobility, News, Pandemic, Regional Mobility, Relocation, Remote Workers, Safety, TEMI Gala Awards|

At Quest Apartment Hotels we live by our core value to service the needs of our corporate customers and pride ourselves on our ability to provide a home away from home. What we are experiencing is an unprecedented and extremely challenging event, and there is not a single person who has not been affected [...]

Australian Borders Close In Response to Covid-19 Threat

By |2020-03-20T11:15:47+11:00March 20th, 2020|Australian immigration, Business Travellers, Compliance, Duty of Care, Expatriates, Immigration, industry trends, Mobility, New Zealand Immigration, Policy, Relocation, Risk, Safety, Strategy, Tax, Travel, trends|

Responding to Covid-19 Threat Australian Borders Close To All Non-Residents Effective 9.00pm AEDT on 20 March, 2020 ONLY Australian Citizens, residents and immediate family members will be allowed to travel to Australia.  Key points All non-residents will be banned from arriving in Australia from 9:00pm AEDT today. This ban replaces earlier travel bans on [...]

Employee Safety – Corporate Housing

By |2020-02-18T15:04:16+11:00February 18th, 2020|Accommodation, Agile Workforces, Assignees, Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, Compliance, Duty of Care, Employee Experience, Expatriates, Housing, International Relocations, Mobile Policy Design, Risk, Safety, Supply Chain Management, Talent Management, Travel, Vendor Management|

Duty of care. Do you care? Employee Safety: In Australian law, duty of care is ‘a legal duty to take reasonable care not to cause harm to another person that could be reasonably foreseen.’ A duty of care is even breached when a person is injured because of the inaction, of another person. Employers [...]

Technology Travel People Risk and Progress

By |2019-08-16T11:55:28+10:00July 30th, 2019|Assignee Experience, Business Travellers, Duty of Care, Mobile Policy Design, Mobility, News, Risk, Safety, Strategy, Technology, Travel|

Technology Travel Risk People & Progress It comes as no shock that technology is evolving, changing, and becoming more common in our daily and professional lives. We now have devices for devices, and they talk! What is not so visible and unknown to most is the uneven rate of change and how it is [...]

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