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12
July
2012

Luanda - one of the most expensive cities for expat employees

When you think of some of the world's most expensive cities, the dusty Angolan capital of Luanda seems an unlikely contender.

Potholed, chaotic and still scarred by decades of civil war, Luanda has little of the glitz and glamour of Tokyo (currently the world's most expensive city for expats), New York or Moscow, and an estimated half of Angolans live on less than $2 a day. But, according to a recent BBC report, despite the obvious poverty and sprawling slums, Luanda still manages to boast some eye-wateringly high prices.

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20
June
2012

Coaching and Support While on Assignment

Relocating to a foreign country is one of the most stressful things a person can do. It is not surprising therefore, that many assignments fail because employees cannot overcome the anxiety caused by relocating themselves and their family.

 

 

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04
May
2012

Spouses and Partners Face Career Challenge

A major obstacle to international mobility is the challenge faced by spouses and partners in trying to continue a career in the new location.

Even where the partner has a legal right to work, we know that practical hurdles remain.

 

 

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25
April
2012

Compliance - Are You in Control?

Compliance has never been higher on the agenda of everyone involved in international relocation management. We are talking here about a variety of areas of regulation, where non-compliance can mean severe financial penalties, damage to reputation and even losing the ability to conduct business in some countries. 
 

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16
March
2012

Supporting Cross-Border Transfers

What are we doing for relocating homeowner transferees? In today's article, Team Relocations looks at the interesting issues around the extent of relocation support to be offered, particularly if the transferee is a homeowner.

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22
February
2012

UK Rental Costs are Rising

The state of the UK rental market has been a topic of keen interest for the last 12 months and continues to be so. The shortage of rental property is continuing and does not look like abating in the coming months, especially in the lead up to the London 2012 Olympics.

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