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Improve Your Communications With Global Clients!

This week, a series of events collectively called ExploreExport 2014, are being held around the UK. Between 7th–14th November, 130 UK Trade & Investment Commercial Officers and British Chamber of Commerce representatives from 80 markets are visiting 10 locations to … Continue reading

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New Solutions for a New Generation of Expats?

As we discussed in our last blog post, the demographics of international assignees are changing, reflecting shifts in society. While the profile of expats has always changed over time, with each new generation bringing their own values and expectations, the … Continue reading

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The Changing Demographics of Expats

In recent years, new markets, new industries, and new ways of working have reshaped the global mobility sector – and in parallel with these changes, the profile of international assignees has also been shifting. It’s an issue we addressed earlier … Continue reading

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India – The Jewel In The Crown Still Shines Bright!

Later this week, I’ll be attending an event hosted by the Oxfordshire International Business Club, entitled ‘India: From the Insiders’ Perspective’ (for details see OIBC India Event). A number of high-profile speakers will present, and the event has attracted a … Continue reading

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When Expats Have To Deal With a Care Crisis At Home

The new realities of economic globalisation and global mobility combine to bring exciting opportunities for growing numbers of people. But the freedom to live and work virtually anywhere in the world brings its own challenges, not least of which is … Continue reading

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Caring From a Distance: When Leaving the Country Means Leaving Loved Ones Behind

Time was, when members of an extended family would be likely to live within the same community, close by to one another – even under the same roof, so that one generation could share the responsibility of caring for another. … Continue reading

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Role Play: Differing Cultural Attitudes to Women

When the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup gets underway in France on 1st August, female teams representing 12 nations including England, Wales, Australia, Canada, Kazakhstan and Samoa will take part. It’s only the seventh World Cup in the history of … Continue reading

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Best of British: Behaviour, Manners & Etiquette

In the UK, summer is short – a few glorious weeks at most, a few rain-free days at worst – but that doesn’t stop the irrepressible British people from making the most of it, and from June to August, the … Continue reading

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Will The World Cup Kick-Off Brazil’s Economy?

Whether you love the ‘beautiful game’ or hate it, it’s unlikely you’ll have escaped the media hype around the football World Cup which has been taking place in Brazil over the last month. On Sunday 13th July, at the Maracanã … Continue reading

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Preparing for a Successful Cross-Cultural Relocation

Does your business recruit personnel from overseas, or send staff to work abroad on assignments? The increasingly global nature of business means that when an organisation wants to acquire the best talent available, or move resources to where they are … Continue reading

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