Category Archives: Global Relocation

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United Kingdom Housing Market Sees Rate of Annual Price Growth Decline

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United Kingdom Housing Market Sees Rate of Annual Price Growth Decline The United Kingdom housing market is experiencing a period with annual price growth in decline. Annual price growth through August 2018 declined to 2% from July’s rate of 2.5%. Additionally, house values on a…

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USCIS Adjusting Premium Processing Fees to Improve Adjudications and Service Processes

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USCIS Adjusting Premium Processing Fees to Improve Adjudications and Service Processes The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) will increase premium processing fees for some forms starting on October 1, 2018. The fees will increase by 14.92%, reflecting the percentage increase in inflation since implementation…

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EU Blue Card and Single Permit Directive Allow Non-EU Citizens to Work in EU Countries

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EU Blue Card and Single Permit Directive Allow Non-EU Citizens to Work in EU Countries Within the European Union (EU), the EU Blue Card program allows non-EU citizens to work in EU countries. Applicants for the EU Blue Card must meet specific criteria before they…

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Global Talent Shortage Can Be Mitigated With Global Relocation

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Global Talent Shortage Can Be Mitigated With Global Relocation Korn Ferry’s study “Global Talent Crunch” highlights the skilled talent shortage impacting countries and specific industries around the world. Many countries are already facing a skilled talent shortage across several industries. The study examines the talent…

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Japan’s Labor Reform Law Helps Corporate Japan Rethink Work Styles

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Japan’s Labor Reform Law Helps Corporate Japan Rethink Work Styles The government of Japan introduced a labor reform law in June. The law will change Japanese working behaviors that are detrimental to workers and their health. Several high profile examples of workers harmed by overworking…

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