Employee Wellbeing: The Quest For All Companies With A Mobile Workforce

By |2019-09-12T10:21:34+10:00September 12th, 2019|Assignee Experience, Domestic Relocations, Housing, Mobile Policy Design, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Safety, Strategy, Talent Management|

A Quest for all companies with a mobile workforce In 2017, 2.2 million Australians flew for work purposes. While relocating talent temporarily or permanently is valuable for a company, the employees’ health and wellbeing may suffer in the process. Research has found that not all companies are completely aware of the emotional, physical and [...]

Invitation To Breakfast Seminar – TEMI AUGUST

By |2019-06-24T20:11:01+10:00June 13th, 2019|Australian immigration, Compliance, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Skills, Strategy, Tax, trends|

Invitation To A Breakfast Seminar We are getting in early and want you to make an entry in your diary. Post the Federal Election the ruling party will be keen to put their stamp on the political landscape. The Immigration Department has already legislated changes to begin in November and these changes will affect [...]

What Your Remote Workers Aren’t Telling You

By |2019-03-25T15:27:49+10:00March 25th, 2019|Global Talent Pipelines, Mobile Policy Design, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Remote Workers, Risk, Strategy, Talent Management|

Even the most considerate employers will find it difficult to know what their employees are thinking and how they are feeling. This is only made more difficult when employees work remotely and is further exacerbated when they are based internationally. With the many acknowledged benefits of hiring remotely – including access to great talent, [...]

The Long Haul: Selecting the best type of vendor engagement

By |2019-03-25T14:55:10+10:00March 25th, 2019|industry trends, Mobile Policy Design, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Removals, Strategy, Supply Chain Management, Tax, Vendor Management|

Global employee mobility is booming as a growing number of companies go global. As the number of moves multiply, there are greater mobility challenges and decisions for HR specialists to consider than ever before. As a Deloitte report into employee mobility points out, the employee mobility industry was once underpinned by a few specialised [...]

Australia – Changes To Immigration Occupation List Effective March 2019

By |2019-03-25T14:24:29+10:00March 25th, 2019|Australian immigration, Compliance, Duty of Care, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Strategy|

Changes to Occupation Lists as of 11 March 2019 All 482 and permanent residence applications lodged under Employer Nomination/Regional Sponsored Migration must be in the one of the below occupations (unless otherwise exempt). Added to Medium Long Term (4-year occupation list) and a pathway to permanent residence Telecommunications network planner Pressure welder Environmental Manager [...]

The Quest To Retain Top Talent

By |2019-03-26T17:25:57+10:00March 25th, 2019|Housing, industry trends, Mobile Policy Design, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Strategy, Talent Management|

The Quest To Retain Top Talent With A Strong Workforce Mobility Strategy In today’s global economy, workforce mobility is more important than ever for companies, as it is proving to be a crucial link in the chain to organisational success.  The value of a great workforce mobility strategy is allowing organisations to access talent [...]

Australian Working Holiday Visa Age Limit Increases

By |2018-12-05T12:28:38+10:00December 5th, 2018|Australian immigration, Compliance, Duty of Care, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Strategy|

Australian Working Holiday Visa Age Limit increases for citizens of Canada and the Republic of Ireland Working holiday visas allow people aged between 18 and 30 from certain countries to holiday and work in Australia. The visa is valid for an initial 12-month stay in Australia from the date of arrival. The visa holders can [...]

Assignment Experience Redefined – Hannah Richardson Reveals BGRS’ Ambitious Plans

By |2018-11-16T16:57:14+10:00November 16th, 2018|Assignment Experience, Case Studies, Expatriates, industry trends, Policy, Strategy, Talent Management, Technology|

BGRS identifies the juxtaposition between the ‘on-demand culture’ and ‘experience personalisation’ as a future mega trend set to influence the Talent Mobility Sector.   Hannah Richardson is a respected leader in the global employee mobility sector. Based in London, Hannah holds the role of senior vice president and general manager for EMEA and APAC. She [...]

Nicola Milks Mobility Opportunities For Fonterra

By |2018-09-19T12:47:45+10:00September 19th, 2018|Aligning Global Mobility, Career, Case Studies, Coaching, Cultural Diversity, Duty of Care, Expatriates, Global Mobility Professional, Global Talent Pipelines, Mentors, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Remuneration, Strategy, Talent Management, Technology|

When an opportunity to move to New Zealand to accept a role with global dairy giant Fonterra came up, Nicola Spencer didn’t look back. It was a far cry from the HR role she held for a Sydney engineering consultancy in various human resources roles and was ready for a fresh challenge. The Sydneysider has [...]

Labour Market Testing Exemption

By |2018-09-07T10:42:30+10:00September 7th, 2018|Australian immigration, Compliance, Duty of Care, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Strategy|

Australian Immigration Update TSS Visa & Labour Market Testing   The good news is that there are now more exemptions to Labour Market Testing. The Labour Market Testing (LMT) requirement is mandatory under the Temporary Skilled Shortage Visa (TSS) visa subclass 482 unless the applicant is exempt. This exemption has been expanded and now, for [...]

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