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As part of Bournes Relocation Solutions series of articles “Guidelines for a Successful Move Management Tender” here we discuss information that an organisation should try to provide potential suppliers in order to encourage the strongest, best value responses.
A tender should minimise the number of questions raised with suppliers and should all together eliminate ambiguity and confusion. A proven approach is by prefacing the tender with an executive summary, describing the background, scope...
In procuring suppliers for the relocation of your employees’ one of the first places to start is selecting the appropriate international relocation supplier model for your organisation that provides the best value for your budget at the same time as maximising the service provided to your employees and supporting them in a smooth transition.
Global mobility can be a minefield, and if you or your company is new to the requirements of relocating employees overseas then there could be a lot to learn. We’ve asked the Bournes Relocation Solutions team of Consultants for their top advice to help you in Getting Started with Relocating Employees and their tips highlight some of the things you can do to help ensure a successful programme.
Our relocation consultants would be happy to meet with you to provide further guidance specifically...
I recently read a blog post of a mother in despair. 7 years ago she relocated to Australia with her husband for his job along with their son. From the outset the father was very happy with the assignment, enjoying his life and his successfully developing career down under but she had failed to settle.
In this guest post by our friends at Educatus we explore Education options for assignees relocating to the UK
When families with children relocate, schooling is often the most important part of the move - and the most stressful. Families worry about how the children will make the transfer from one country and schooling system to another. They are concerned about whether the new school will be a good one and how the children will cope with language and curriculum differences. What’s more, the...
If Africa and other hardship locations are on your agenda for forthcoming employee relocation activity here are some areas you might want to consider, in addition to the normal relocation support your global mobility policy provides.
Summer is a difficult time if you need short notice removals services for your employees. It's peak season in the relocation industry and with the majority of household goods moves being carried out over the summer period capacity of moving companies can be a real issue, especially where a company has not planned for your peak season relocations or does not have a system for ensuring resources are always available for your employees.
Relocating to a new country can be a daunting prospect for employees – especially if they are uprooting their entire family.
We’ve put together our top ten tips for international assignees to help with the practicalities of physically moving abroad, to make it easier to settle the whole family emotionally and psychologically on arrival and to help Global Mobility managers consider how they might be able to use their policies to assist.
As a member of the UniGroup Relocation Network we are pleased to share some key global mobility trends from 2014. The RES Forum Annual Report 2014 ‘Key Trends in Global Mobility’ has been released and was written and produced by RES Forum, UniGroup Relocation Network and Equus software.
The report covers 300 surveys on contemporary global mobility topics which the RES Forum (an independent, highly engaged and international community of senior in-house International Human Resources...
Summer is definitely peak season in the relocation industry. There are many reasons for this but typical factors include families with children wanting to get them settled into a new school at the start of a new term to minimise disruption, quieter periods for many other industries, new graduates taking up new positions and a more active housing market in summer months.