The ultimate list of lists: how to plan an overseas assignment

8 September 2016

A global assignment is a large investment in terms of both time and money – so HR departments want to get them right. One way to increase your chances of success is to follow the advice of those who have done it before and who have published their own advice on managing the process. We have brought these together in the ultimate list of lists for anyone planning a global assignment:

Basic Guides

Plan an international assignment raft | FIDI blog

Assignment planning

Tax, compensation and financial considerations

Message in a bottle | FIDI blog

Country guides

A useful link to a series of guides to key global destinations

Global Mobility Country Guides (PWC)

Policy development

While strategic policy development is rarely part of the day-to-day job, it may be important to understand how expatriate policies are constructed.

Mapping Success: Expatriate Policy Tips and Best Practices (Mercer)

Global Mobility Solutions: Best Practice Considerations (GMS) (form fill required)

FAIM The world's most recognized standard for international movers

FAIM, short for FIDI Accredited International Mover, stands as the world’s most recognized quality label for professional international movers and relocation companies. Highly regarded and revered for its stringent demands and rigorous auditing process, the label ensures that only the most reliable and performing movers can bear the seal. The FAIM label is your assurance for a smooth, safe and comprehensive removal process.