businesswoman at airportAlmost every country requires a foreign national undertaking productive work in that country to have permission to do so. Regulations may vary, and it is vital to check before starting a project, an assignment or - in some places - even a business trip. While the EEA promotes the free movement of labour, this does not mean that a US employee with a work permit for France may also work in Italy or the UK. Make sure that all your cross-border workers have the correct work permission.

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Immigration Alerts
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Saudi Arabia: Changes to ‘Saudization’ and NITAQAT calculations

Aimed at both protecting Saudi Arabian citizens in the workforce and providing increased flexibility to Saudi Arabian companies sponsoring foreign employees, the Saudi Ministry of Labour recently announced two amendments.
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United Kingdom: Changes to TIER 2 bring greater flexibility for short-term assignments

The UK Home Office will introduce various changes to the Immigration Regulations effective April 6, 2015, including several changes to the TIER 2 programme.
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Malaysia: Companies required to submit 2015 expatriate projections

Before being eligible to submit any Employment Pass (EP) applications in 2015, all Malaysian companies registered with the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) online application portal must first submit projections for the number foreign nationals they plan to employ during the year.
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Awards 2014/2015
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Video: Relive the excitement of the Re:locate Awards ceremony!

Catch the excitement of the Re:locate Awards ceremony 2014/15, held in the grand surroundings of the Institute of Directors, Pall Mall, London with the evening's MC, Dave Keeling of Laughology.
Andrew Williams of PwC, winners of Relocate Awards

Recent trends in global mobility – a view from PwC

Andrew Williams, of PwC, which won the special Re:locate Award for Technology – Global Benefits, discusses the recent trend for shorter assignments within the global mobility industry.
Ezeibe Agomo of Sapient

Why the Re:locate Awards are important – a view from Sapient

Ezeibe Agomo, of Sapient, named Inspirational HR Team of the Year 2014/15, explains why he thinks the Re:locate Awards are so important to the global mobility industry.
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