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Discussing Global Employee Benefits Strategies

Posted 14 days ago by Saira Chambers

Economically it’s become very apparent over the recent past that we live in a global village; local events can, and do, have global consequences. The 2008 UK recession was directly connected to US housing loans. Brexit uncertainty not only impacts the UK and Europe but also business and economies around the world.

This connectivity can also be related to employee benefits with many…

Globiana Monthly — The Role of Coaching in the Future

Posted 25 days ago by Felicia Shermis

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Asking for help can be hard — for many reasons. Perhaps it's because we feel it shows weakness, or we're afraid of imposing on someone, or we're just stubborn and want to figure things out on our own. Yet, asking for help, in big ways and small, is something we all have to…

Employee and Cyber Security in International Business

Posted 25 days ago by Felicia Shermis

Investing in employee safety and cybersecurity is not optional for a business with an international footprint — it’s a must. In the global business world, this is about risk mitigation and as such the question becomes: how to do it and to what degree? Keeping employees and company data safe is a complex undertaking that requires a deliberate effort to combine deeper cultural knowledge of a host…

What's Creating a Buzz in the World of Global Mobility in 2019?

Posted 25 days ago by Felicia Shermis

The biggest factor impacting global mobility is perhaps the most obvious: globalization—of society and business alike. But, there are other factors at play as well, such as research showing multicultural teams being more creative and productive compared to monocultural teams, and, younger professional generations increasingly expecting to get opportunities to work abroad at earlier stages of their…

EXPATS HEALTHCARE PROBLEMS POST BREXIT

Posted 2 months ago by Robert Sterngold

How can British expats in the EU, either already there or wanting to move, plan for their health insurance after Brexit? Ed Watling, employee benefits consultant, Mattioli Woods looks at EU healthcare and what clients need to bear in mind.

According to UN figures, there are an estimated 1.3 million British citizens living in (European Union) EU countries. By far the biggest community…

Globiana Monthly: Breaking down the "us vs. them" mentality through culture

Posted 2 months ago by Elena Mosko

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I think many will agree — we’re living through some challenging times. Recent events here in the US, for example, have brought terms like racism, extremism, and nationalism back to the top of many discussions. These are events that make us have to take a longer…

Globiana's COO on the Importance of Global Competence Training

Posted 2 months ago by Felicia Shermis

Each year corporate travelers take some 480 million business trips and there are an estimated 56 million business expats worldwide. The cost to a company when these globally mobile people are not performing, or even worse, are doing harm by not knowing the cultural codes of their business counterparts, is great. To be successful in a cross-border, multicultural business world, you simply can’t afford…

Mitigating Risks for Globally Mobile Talent

Posted 2 months ago by Elena Mosko

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) estimates that $1.33 trillion was spent on business travel in 2017 alone. And AIRINC’s most recent Mobility Outlook Survey (2018) reports that 54 percent of companies anticipate an increased demand for cross-border mobility this year. In addition to a higher number of business travelers, there is also a greater variety in length and scope of business…

AFL Insurance Brokers expands International Property and Energy Practice with senior hires

Posted 2 months ago by Natalia Bond

Mark Ritson and Peter Draper will lead expansion of Property and Energy business working with global producers and markets .

London, 18 July, 2019: Independent Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd (AFL) today announces the appointment of experienced brokers Mark Ritson and Peter Draper, who join AFL as Directors of International Property and Energy.

With…

Pacific Prime divulges key insights on the State of Health Insurance

Posted 3 months ago by Jonathan J. Hsieh, Esq.

Global insurance intermediary Pacific Prime has released their latest State of Health Insurance Report 2018-2019, which reviews the trends developed over the past year and looks ahead at the future challenges in the world of international private medical insurance.

In its…

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