Hilton Hotel, Canary Wharf, London, South Quay, Marsh Wall London, E14 9SH
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- Less providers than other global mobility events: We limit the number of suppliers attending the event so that you can network with more in-house professional
- Real solutions to your mobility challenges: The programme features tried and tested case studies from organisations that have had real results
- Facilitated networking opportunities: During our knowledge share networking session you will have the opportunity to discuss you key concerns with your peers
- Choose the sessions you want to attend: You will have the opportunity to attend smaller, practical breakout sessions on the topics that are relevant to your organization
- Examine the future direction of the industry including the changing role and scope of global mobility
- Understand the legal and immigration changes to watch out for
- Successfully integrate mobility into the broader HR remit
- Manage a range of emerging assignment types from project driven, business travellers to junior mobility
- Improve diversity across your assignees
- Reduce costs and achieve a more cost effective mobility policy
- Examine trends in global compensation and innovate with global reward
- Hear practical examples to address challenges and set up in demanding and emerging market
- Global mobility professional
- International HR manager or director
- Benefits and rewards manager
- Global talent manager
- Relocation manager
- Expatriate manager
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Yes! Some of our events are actually held at hotels, but not all of them, so we have put together a page to help you find a suitable hotel near all of our main venues.
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- Cancellations can be made up to one month before the event. Cancellations must be confirmed in writing and will be subject to a cancellation charge of £100 + VAT.
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ECA International is the market leading provider of knowledge, information and technology that enables businesses to manage their international reward programmes.
Partnering with thousands of clients on every continent, we provide a fully integrated suite of quality data, specialist software, consultancy and training. Our unparalleled insights guide clients as they mobilise their most valuable resource: people.
We make the complex world of international mobility simple, providing clients with the expertise and support they need to make the right decisions - every time.
ECA International: Mobility solutions for a world that’s constantly moving.
When it matters, international companies choose K2
HR and in-house global mobility professionals trust K2 when they need their employee assignments to go perfectly. We provide a single and accountable point of contact for all your employee transfer requirements - for VIP, short-term, long-term and permanent assignments. Our comprehensive services include Advisory, Assignment Management, Immigration, Relocation, Move Management and Expense Management. When it matters, choose K2.
Don’t take our word for it. Just ask our customers.
Visit the K2 stand for customer references and expert advice from our friendly team.
K2 has own offices serving North America, LatAm, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia
|Zurich International Life International employee benefit solutions Zurich International Life is part of the Zurich Insurance, offering life insurance, investment and protection solutions throughout the world. We have proven capability of operating internationally and in tailoring our products and services to meet the local requirements of expatriates and multinational corporations of all sizes. With a local presence in Europe, the Middle and Far East, we’ve developed our knowledge and understanding of key markets, enabling us to meet the needs of our customers and business partners for 30 years. Our standard or individually tailored financial solutions are both flexible and portable and ideally suited to support a globally mobile workforce.|
|SIRVA is a leading partner for corporations to outsource their mobility needs, relocating and moving their executives and staff globally. SIRVA offers an extensive portfolio of mobility services across approximately 170 countries providing an end-to-end solution to deliver an enhanced mobility experience and program control and security for customers. SIRVA has a portfolio of well-known and recognizable brands including Allied, northAmerican, SMARTBOX, and Allied Pickfords. For more information please visit www.sirva.com.|
At Relocation Support Services we have been providing bespoke, tailored solutions to our clients and their assignees for almost twenty years – setting the standard in quality, flexibility and efficiency.
The success achieved throughout this time, culminating in achieving the EuRA Quality Seal earlier this year, has been built on the shared values the company adheres to – integrity, honesty, collaboration, innovation and dedication.
Based in Maidenhead, Berkshire RSS assist over 700 relocating assignees and their families per year. Through a carefully selected network of service providers, we successfully manage international relocations to and from any location in the world.
Skyline Worldwide is recognised as one of the leading providers of serviced apartments in the EMEA and LATAM regions, offering over 105,000 apartments across 76 countries.
Each Skyline Worldwide team member is experienced, friendly, approachable and confident in their ability to guide their clients every time towards the best serviced apartment for their unique requirements.
Crown World Mobility helps corporations manage global talent and talented individuals perform on the global stage.
We work with all stakeholders to find the right solution, implementing a global mobility program that is successful for everyone. Services include research and consulting, assignment management, immigration services, compensation administration and employee and family support.
Crown World Mobility – How the world works better - www.crownworldmobility.com
Santa Fe Relocation Services provides the full range of relocation services to support businesses with international interests from diverse industry sectors.
Santa Fe is conveniently located across six continents and offers holistic relocation solutions to support businesses and relocating employees.
Last year, we handled 120,000 relocations globally. Our core services are Immigration, Moving, Relocation, Real Estate and Records Management.
We make it easy.
We are an independent, UK based global mobility services company providing relocation and move management support to worldwide organisations, their assignees, families and partners relocating across the globe.
In addition to holding ISO9001, ISO14001 and FIDI FAIMplus accreditations, we are proud to be members of many internationally respected industry associations including EuRA, Worldwide ERC, IAM and BAR Overseas. We are committed to delivering the highest standards of service to provide mobility solutions tailored to the specific requirements of each of our clients.
BTR International: “Together, we’ll go further”.
Information for potential sponsors
If your organisation would be interested in promoting itself through the wide variety of exhibitions, sponsorship and marketing opportunities available at this event, please visit our sponsorship mini-site or contact our sales team at [email protected] or 020 7231 5100.
|09:00||Coffee and registration|
|09:30||Chair's opening remarks
Lisa Johnson, Global Practice Leader, Consulting Services, Crown World Mobility
|09:45||Policy review: Aligning assignments for a truly global policy
|10:10||Determining what type of relocation approach to use
|10:35||Questions and discussion with speakers|
|10:45||Knowledge share networking session Facilitated networking session to discuss your challenges with your peers|
|11:20||Refreshments and networking|
|Reducing costs; How can you achieve a more cost effective mobility policy
|Integrating mobility effectively into the broader HR remit
|Questions and discussion with speakers|
|Panel Discussion: Emerging types of assignments and compensation|
|13:15||Lunch and networking|
|14:15||Segmentation of policy and how to apply this to talent
||14:15||Helping international employees plan their financial future
|14:40||Considerations when setting up in challenging locations
||14:40||Immigration update; changes across Europe
|15:05||Questions and discussion with speakers||15:05||Questions and discussion with speakers|
|15:15||Refreshments and networking|
|15:35||Mobility and the taxman
Questions and discussion with speakers
Chairs closing remarks and end of conference
Expert speakers at this event:
Eluned Wallace, Group Global Mobility Director, Walt Disney Company
Eluned Wallace is the Senior Manager for Global Mobility, EMEA, for The Walt Disney Company. Eluned is responsible for assignees, international transfers, commuters and business travellers across EMEA. Eluned has 18 years HR experience gained in various sectors including Construction, IT, Financial Services, Oil & Gas and Entertainment. Prior to joining Disney, Eluned was most recently Global Mobility Senior Manager at KPMG UK, and Regional Manager, Europe and Russia Caspian, for Global Mobility at Baker Hughes.
Ema Boccagni, Software Solutions Consultant, ECA International
Ema joined ECA International in 2008. She collaborates closely with ECA’s global Client Services, Software and Marketing teams to focus on the sales of software, and is responsible for collating client feedback and requirements and channelling these into the appropriate teams to support product development. Prior to this role Ema worked in ECA’s Client Services team for over six years and remains responsible for ECA’s clients based in Italy. Ema has worked extensively with many major multinational companies advising them on current practices in international HR and assisting clients with the management of assignments abroad, including data briefing and salary calculation work. She regularly presents at ECA training courses and webinars as well as speaking at ECA events and meetings in the UK and abroad. Ema graduated from Turin University, Italy, and apart from her native Italian is fluent in English and German.
Stephen Mayled, Global Mobility, Tax Manager, Arup Group
Steve is currently the Arup International Mobility Tax Manager and is responsible for the management of income tax and social security liabilities of over 500 international assignees. He has recently spent 6 months working as the Joint Head of International Mobility involved in the wider aspects of international assignments.
Steve has previously worked for the Contributions Agency, HMRC, a Big4 accounting firm and, prior to joining Arup, running his own expatriate tax consultancy for 9 years. In all he has 24 years of international tax & social security experience from designing policies and processes, development of cost estimate tools, compensation planning, international payroll consulting, through to personal income tax reporting and managing exposure to revenue audits.
Stewart Allanson, International Corporate Distribution Manager, Zurich Corporate Savings
Stewart is the UK’s distribution manager for Zurich’s International Corporate Savings Plans. He has been with Zurich for over 15 years with various responsibilities including national account management and government and public affairs.
Stewart has been in the world of employee benefits for over 30 years, having previously been a consultant with a leading employee benefit firm. He is a member of the International Employee Benefits Association and is a regular contributor to industry publications on international pensions and global mobility.
Richard McBride, Global Mobility Director, Baker Hughes
Richard has over 25 years’ experience in International Assignments, Employment Taxes and Global Compensation Programs. He is the Global Mobility Director for Baker Hughes based in London with overall responsibility for the international assignment programs for some 3,000 employees in more than 80 countries worldwide.
As a business orientated International Assignment and Employment Taxes Specialist, he has a wealth of experience in the oil and gas, engineering and manufacturing sectors with a sustained record of achievement of delivering results in areas including:
Helen Walton, Director International Assignment, AstraZeneca
Lucy Cowell, International Mobility Manager, BP
Anett Wilkie, HR Business Partner, Amey
Having worked in both domestic and international HR for 18 years, Anett joined Amey in 2013 as an HR Business Partner, with a particular focus on global mobility. The company, with staff based in several countries gives her ample opportunity to draw on her international experience. She is passionate about working in a culturally diverse environment.
Lisa Johnson, Global Practice Leader, Crown World Mobility's Consulting Services.
She is responsible for supporting Crown’s clients and account teams with Global Mobility program and policy design and enhancements. In addition, Lisa is also responsible for Crown World Mobility's quarterly Perspectives series, along with research and thought leadership output for the organization. Her articles have been published in numerous industry magazines including Mobility, Compensation & Benefits Review, and HR Executive.