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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Private International Medical Insurance or Travel Insurance?

By |2017-09-16T09:20:17+10:00September 16th, 2017|Australian immigration, Business Travellers, Duty of Care, Expatriates, Global Mobility Professional, Health Insurance, Mobility, News, Policy, Safety, Strategy, Travel|

Medical health insurance costs money and like every major financial decision, it deserves careful thought. So what are the pros and cons of having international medical insurance? First, the cons. You have to pay for it. And you might never make a claim. But that’s about it. The list of pros is much longer: no worrying about [...]

The Four Biggest Tests For A Mobility Manager

By |2017-01-19T20:22:44+11:00October 26th, 2016|Accommodation, Benchmarking, Destination Information, Duty of Care, Expatriates, Global Mobility Training, Home Search, Mobility, Pets, Policy, Relocation, Removals, Risk, Safety|

By Jess Tatham-Thompson Cultural Training Consultant, International Consultants Centre With over 25 years of experience in Global mobility and Assignment Management we like to think that we have seen it all.  Yet one of the parts of our work that we love the most is that you never know what each day will bring, there [...]

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