Helen Elliott is the publisher of three influential magazine, International HR Advisor, American in Britain and the Expatriates Guide to Living in the UK. Helen started her career in the BBC as a researcher, but it was always her goal to start her own company. On the way she became the youngest sales director in the history of the FT Group.
What keeps relocation managers up at night? During a turbulent period that included a real estate recession, the European financial crisis, and the “Arab Spring,” among others, people with corporate relocation and global mobility responsibilities had a lot to worry about. Our Biggest Relocation Challenges pulse survey pointed to a number of key concerns among managers of international mobility programs.
Most of us are on Facebook. No doubt all of us have seen at least a few clips from YouTube and some of us may even tweet, but are these new social networks useful for business? The statistics that surround the big four social networks (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn) are astonishing. Facebook has over 500 million users – that’s one in 13 people on earth.
In Norway, women never work past 5pm and yet they make up some 40% of corporate boardrooms. The article I read suggested that the UK will be one of the last European countries to copy this approach! The law was changed in Norway in 2002 when it became a requirement for all companies listed on the Norwegian stock exchange to ensure the 40% of their board members were women.
Manse and Garret Property Search are delighted to be named Best Property Finder London and Best Property Finder UK at the International Property Awards sponsored by Bloomberg and Google. Karelia Scott-Daniels, Managing Director, said, ‘Our commitment to pursuing off-market properties, as well as those on the open market, was central to our awards success.
New ARP member Duckworth Pope is an independent property acquisition agency acting exclusively for buyers looking in the commutable areas of Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire. Based in Haslemere, just south of Guildford, and with many years of experience in the residential markets Duckworth Pope has extensive knowledge of the regions in which it specialises.
Vantage Relocation is a relocation company offering corporate relocation and residential property finding services, with offices in London, the Yorkshire & Humber region and East Anglia. We pride ourselves on our hard earned reputation for professionalism and the highest levels of customer service at all times.