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By Sahil Shah, Consultant, Deloitte Technology solutions that assess cross border risk often enable organisations to tackle multiple problems at once. However, without initial alignment amongst business travel program stakeholders, organisations run the risk of deploying impractical solutions. Incentivising all stakeholders to align at the outset can avoid problems before... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2020 at Global Workforce
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By Laura Burton, Associate Director, Deloitte Ever since I was a child, I have been fascinated by how things work. “Why does custard powder get thicker when I stir it, but my bottle of ketchup gets runnier when I shake it?”, “How does putting petrol in the car make the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2020 at Global Workforce
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By Vijay Bharech, Senior Manager, Deloitte I had taken part in my maiden client tax briefing as a global mobility professional at the advent of the last decade. So, it was a thrilling moment in autumn 2019 when I had the opportunity at last to take on the role of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2020 at Global Workforce
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By Priyanka Patel, Consultant, Deloitte As I write this blog post, I am starkly reminded of how the lives of my sister and I will continue to be wildly different during the coming months. You see, one of us is a doctor working in the first UK hospital to announce... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2020 at Global Workforce
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By Danny Taggart, Director, Deloitte A few months ago, I co-wrote an article for an HR publication on the opportunities that the Future of Work afforded those leading global mobility teams. At the time of writing the article, although COVID-19 was clearly a major issue for many parts of the... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2020 at Global Workforce
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By Sahil Shah, Consultant, Deloitte While eating goose on Christmas day, my aunt informed me that goose fat has other uses. Roasting potatoes is the most obvious alternative use case but did you know it is sometimes used to protect swimmers in cold water? I asked “Wouldn’t the potatoes taste... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2020 at Global Workforce
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By Danny Taggart, Director, Deloitte The close of one year, and the page turn to the next is often a time for reflection. The advent of a new decade even more so. December 2019 saw a rail strike in the UK which became the catalyst to make me ponder how... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2020 at Global Workforce
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By Demetra Karacosta, Associate Director, Deloitte Having come back to work after a year out of the business, everyone is still talking about ‘digital’. Nothing new there, after all digital is an ongoing conversation and articles on digital have been in the media for many years now. So, why are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2019 at Global Workforce
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By Clare Allen, Consultant, Deloitte A global mobility business partner by our definition is ‘a global mobility professional who supports the business to meet their overall organisational goals through collaboration on global workforce and skillset requirements’. A successful business/global mobility relationship is one where ‘the business and the global mobility... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2019 at Global Workforce
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By Laura Burton, Associate Director, Deloitte One of the hottest topics out there currently, both for our clients and also internally at Deloitte is digital transformation. But what does it actually mean? Is it using robots to replace humans? No. Is it using computers to do manual tasks? Kind of.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2019 at Global Workforce
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By James Hobley, Consultant, Deloitte In August last year, one of our clients approached us to ask if we knew anything about robotics – or more specifically, robotic process automation (RPA) – and how it might apply to mobility. For those new to this area, RPA is the use of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2019 at Global Workforce
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By Danny Taggart, Director, Deloitte Last year I was given the challenge of designing and delivering our flagship Global Employer Services client conference in the beautiful city of Prague. A huge personal challenge, but it was amazing to see eight months of preparation, planning and design, working with a fantastic... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2019 at Global Workforce
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By Harriet Speller, Consultant, Deloitte I’m always sceptical of New Years’ Eve. A night out is usually overpriced, generally overpopulated and of course there are a lot of inflated promises of big changes being made (#NewYearNewMe) which we know will be out the window come February! A giant overhaul with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2019 at Global Workforce
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By Matt Lowcock, Manager, Deloitte Meet the challenge! I never thought that joining Deloitte would lead me to the top of a mountain! Whilst working at Deloitte I have had the opportunity to help solve numerous client problems. And we all enjoy solving problems, right? However, in contrast to the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2018 at Global Workforce
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By Ross Markham, Consultant, Deloitte At least mum’s impressed… I recently achieved a significant milestone in the career of a consultant – I am now a fully-fledged Silver member of British Airway’s executive club. Now that I can retire smug with the satisfaction that I can book my seat a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2018 at Global Workforce
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By Clare Allen, Consultant, Deloitte When organisations review their global workforce program, we are often asked questions such as ‘what do others do in our industry?’ ‘What policy benchmarking data do you have?’. But, are these the right questions to ask? Should the onus be placed on following ‘the norm’... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2018 at Global Workforce
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By Beth Warner, Associate Director, Deloitte If you are like me and have worked in mobility for over 11 years, you will be fairly comfortable with explaining what “mobility” means, especially in the small professional circles that we operate in. Even if a family member or, dare I say, a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2018 at Global Workforce
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By James Hobley, Consultant, Deloitte With the changing nature of work and the rise of disruptive technologies, it is becoming increasingly clear that organisations need to be smarter about how they use their talent. No longer is it the norm for employees to be doing the same role day-in day-out... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2018 at Global Workforce
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By Clare Allen, Consultant, Deloitte When I was younger I distinctly recall my father giving me two pieces of advice; “if you don’t ask you don’t get” and “never disclose your salary to anyone, especially to work colleagues”. In my role at Deloitte I often hear from Mobility professionals how... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2018 at Global Workforce
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By May Myat Thu, Associate Director, Deloitte Four months into my second pregnancy, I informed my boss in the Tokyo office of the fact that I would soon need to go on maternity leave. The natural course of conversation continued, with a discussion around the timing of my leave and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2018 at Global Workforce
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By Danny Taggart, Director, Deloitte "So, you're off to Switzerland too now then? Alright for some! I'm into my second hour of ironing here". So went the late telephone conversation with my wife, as I sat in my hotel room in Stockholm. On the evening of my first day in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2018 at Global Workforce
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By Vladimir Trpkovski, Associate Director, Deloitte Even though the ‘Blockchain’ concept has been around for a while, it really only made big news fairly recently; entering the mainstream psyche thanks to Bitcoin and its incredible media-frenzied surge over the last 12 months. It is however important to acknowledge that Bitcoin... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2018 at Global Workforce
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