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Short-term assignments have become an essential means of moving talent, however practice varies on how to compensate employees for living costs during the assignment.

A mobility allowance can be an effective way to attract the best talent and to recognise an assignee's willingness to be internationally mobile.

The commute to and from work can have a major impact on health, finances and happiness. All major cities will encounter their own unique transportation issues, but some have handled them better than others.

It has been a busy time at ECA with our teams analysing and publishing all the data collected from recent surveys - here's a summary highlighting the latest data updates and what else is new!

Cost is often the main concern when considering a commuter assignment but the financial implication is far from the only factor that matters when deciding if a commuting arrangement is the best fit.

It has been a busy time at ECA with our teams analysing and publishing all the data collected from recent surveys - here's a summary highlighting the latest data updates and what else is new!

Wrapping up our three-part series, this article looks at how to structure employment arrangements and ensure the right policies and processes are in place to effectively manage short-term assignments.

We dispel a few myths, highlight common pitfalls to avoid and provide advice to help global mobility teams establish best practices and compliance when managing short-term assignments.

Why are short-term assignments growing in popularity and how are companies structuring packages?

How do you budget for extended business trips or for the cost of short assignment-related trips? With the right information companies can anticipate expenses and check whether there are savings to be made. Simon Franklin, ECA’s Benefits and Daily Rates Manager, explains.