Category Archives: relocating

Top Ten Repatriation Tips: Arriving on Home Soil

The date is set, your tickets are booked and there is excitement in the air with the prospect of being back on home soil. What now? Have you planned what you need to do when you land? This is why … Continue reading

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October 2009 International Cost of Living Ranking

This report provides you with the cost of living indexes as at October 2009 for each of our 276 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based on expatriate spending patterns across the 13 basket groups. Our calculators make use of a cost of living index customised to the Basket Groups selected, the Exchange Rate and a relative Hardship Comparison for 276 locations around the globe.
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Being an Expat Kid

Is being an expat all about attitude, and if so, does this have an immense influence on expat children and how they perceive their situation in this new environment?

If as adults we have doubts about settling in a new country, how do you think our children are feeling?
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A New Approach to Expatriate Pay

The challenges of ensuring expatriates are paid fair salaries across different countries, in the current economic climate, of the credit crisis together with rapid currency and inflation fluctuations are increasingly complex. The current economic climate has made it necessary to … Continue reading

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