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 [...]

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 [...]

Top 3 things To Look Out For When Responding To Recent 457 Visa Program Changes

By |2017-06-26T12:22:28+10:00June 26th, 2017|Aligning Global Mobility, Australian immigration, Expatriates, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Remuneration, Risk, Strategy, Uncategorized|

By Amanda Tinner June 2017 With so many changes to the Australian visa program already implemented and further changes to be implemented over the next nine months, what should HR people now be asking themselves, what should they be planning for and what should they be telling the business? Longer Lead Times Looking at the [...]

Experience or Remuneration?

By |2017-01-19T20:22:46+11:00July 8th, 2016|Business Travellers, Expatriates, Remuneration, Travel|

What do the next generation of employee's want out of an overseas assignment? In today's global mobility landscape, millennials are quickly becoming an increasingly bigger portion of the workforce and talent pool of which organisations are able to select from. In a recent white paper by Deloitte it is noted that millennials will make up [...]

Lump Sum Expatriate Payments – a ‘Self-Service’ blessing or curse?

By |2017-01-19T20:22:51+11:00May 13th, 2016|Allowances, Compliance, Mobility, Policy, Remuneration|

A growing trend in expatriate mobility is a ‘lump sum payment’ approach to address the plethora of costs and burdens that international assignees face. Essentially a company makes a cash payment to the expatriate in lieu of the company organising and paying for relocation services on the employee’s behalf. In theory this practice sounds inviting [...]

How much should you pay your employees in Vietnam?

By |2017-01-19T20:22:52+11:00May 13th, 2016|Mobility, Remuneration|

One thing is for sure, no company or HR practitioner wants to over or underpay their employees, especially not in an overseas country. Or worse still, not understand their statutory obligations and benefits. What is happening in Vietnam?  Salaries in Vietnam are increasing significantly (between 10 – 15% in 2014), largely brought about by the [...]