10 tips for international assignees: preparing for your relocation

By Kirsty Parsons - November 18, 2014
10 tips for international assignees: preparing for your relocation

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.

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Global Mobility Trends 2014 – RES Forum Annual Report

By Kirsty Parsons - November 17, 2014
Global Mobility Trends 2014 – RES Forum Annual Report

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...

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Tips for preparing for peak season relocations

By Kirsty Parsons - November 17, 2014
Tips for preparing for peak season relocations

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.

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Fundraising for the Removers Benevolent Association

By Bournes Relocation Solutions - November 17, 2014
Fundraising for the Removers Benevolent Association

On July 31st Bournes Moves company headquarters in Rye, East Sussex held a quiz night to help with fundraising for the Removers Benevolent Association.

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Assignee Relocation Tracking System

By Bournes Relocation Solutions - November 17, 2014
Assignee Relocation Tracking System

Relocating internationally is a challenging process and transferring employees are often daunted by everything they need to keep track of which is where assignee relocation tracking systems can help. RedSky, our mobility management software system that leverages technology to improve efficiency, productivity and connectivity, makes this process a lot less stressful.

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Succession Planning at Bournes: New roles for Eric and Wesley Bourne

By Bournes Relocation Solutions - November 17, 2014
Succession Planning at Bournes: New roles for Eric and Wesley Bourne

 

Eric Bourne will move into the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors as part of Bournes succession planning

Eric Bourne, who has been Managing Director for Bournes since taking over from his father in the 1970’s has announced his intention to move into the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors as part of the company’s succession planning.

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How to write a global move management tender [presentation]

By Kirsty Parsons - November 11, 2014
How to write a global move management tender [presentation]

Our guide How to Write the Perfect Tender gives advice on how to write a global move management tender for international relocation services and includes recommendations and guidelines for ensuring a successful tender process and resulting relationship with your move management or international employee relocation supplier(s).

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A new look for Bournes

By Kirsty Parsons - February 8, 2013
A new look for Bournes

Bournes, a leading independent Relocation Solutions provider, has announced it is rebranding and is launching a new visual identity.

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