All I want for Christmas is my stuff

By |2021-11-22T07:40:51+11:00November 22nd, 2021|Domestic Relocations, Housing, Mobility, Relocation, Removals, Shipping|

GUEST POST BY SHANE HICKEY, CORPORATE RELATIONSHIP MANAGER, GRACE MOBILITY Have you ordered your Christmas presents yet? If not, you may want to seriously consider doing so. COVID-19’s impact on the world of shipping has put a significant strain on supply chains in myriad ways. All of which could result in fairly meagre offerings [...]

Toll Transitions: Sustainability in Action

By |2021-11-20T15:28:16+11:00November 19th, 2021|Domestic Relocations, Housing, Relocation, Relocation Consultant, Removals|

GUEST POST BY TOLL TRANSITIONS As many who have worked with Toll know, we move the businesses that move the world, and we also move their employees, household goods and pets. Toll’s purpose demonstrates commitment to our customers, people, and ESG (environment, social and governance), with safety always being our top priority. The Transitions [...]

Corporate relocation and pet transportation

By |2021-06-23T21:51:19+10:00June 23rd, 2021|Mobility, Pets, Relocation|

GUEST POST BY GRACE MOBILITY Listen to the Podcast Grace Mobility Podcast Corporate Relocation | Pet Transportation | Jet Pets with Grace Mobility General Manager, Jane Riley and her guest, Sally Graham from Jet Pets, or read the article below. ........ According to Sally, transporting your pet requires careful, advance planning and organising. The following [...]

Helping them settle in – Why finding a community is so important

By |2021-04-20T22:52:31+10:00April 20th, 2021|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Domestic Relocations, Housing, Mobility, Regional Mobility, Relocation, Relocation Consultant|

GUEST POST BY WENDY EVA-SCOTT, PRINCIPAL, YOUR HOME HUNTER I’ve long believed that a 'home' is so much more than just the property you live in. It’s the sense of comfort and security that place provides. It’s the life that you build there and the connection you have with not just that specific place, [...]

Finding the Perfect Rental Property – What to Ask and What to Look For

By |2021-01-28T10:16:10+11:00January 28th, 2021|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Domestic Relocations, Housing, Mobility, Regional Mobility, Relocation, Relocation Consultant|

GUEST POST BY WENDY EVA-SCOTT, PRINCIPAL, YOUR HOME HUNTER While rental properties come in all shapes, sizes, and spaces; certain types and layouts are more readily available. This is particularly true for inner city areas, where local rental rolls are filled with higher density developments. Often these properties look strikingly similar, offer the same [...]

Alternatives to Full-Service Relocations

By |2020-11-27T15:36:54+11:00November 21st, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Domestic Relocations, Housing, Mobility, Regional Mobility, Relocation, Relocation Consultant|

GUEST POST BY WENDY EVA-SCOTT, PRINCIPAL, YOUR HOME HUNTER It’s no secret that relocation budgets are shrinking. As part of the general push toward doing more with less, many companies are cutting costs across the board. The golden days of the expat have come to an end, with extravagant remuneration packages and full-service relocations [...]

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 [...]

Relocation Consultant v Renters Advocate – What’s the Difference?

By |2020-07-22T15:27:16+10:00July 22nd, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Case Studies, Destination Information, Domestic Relocations, Housing, Mobility, News, Regional Mobility, Relocation, Relocation Consultant, trends, Uncategorized|

Relocation Consultant v Renters Advocate – What’s the Difference? For decades, Relocation Consultants have been the only real option for those looking for support for an interstate or international move. Whether you were shifting yourself, or managing your company’s relocation program, partnering with a relocation consultant could take a lot of the effort out [...]

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. [...]

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