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Long-term international assignments

Comprehensive solutions for managing a global mobility program

Whether you send only a few employees abroad, or hundreds of them, Mercer provides a range of products to help you manage all aspects of long-term international assignments for various types of expatriates. Our experience and global reach ensure that you receive the most up-to-date and accurate data to manage your global mobility program effectively.

Mercer's data products and services can be tailored to the specific needs of your program. If you need outsourcing support or help with implementing or benchmarking your program, our global network of consultants is ready to assist. And if you are taking your first steps toward international growth, Mercer bundles several essential data products and services in our Mobility Starter Kit.


Core assignee pay package components

Cost of Living Allowances Set fair cost of living allowances and make sure all stakeholders can understand purchasing power considerations.
Personal Income Tax Understand the expatriate tax and social security requirements in for your international assignment locations.
Quality of Living Allowances Get reliable information to help calculate fair, consistent expatriate compensation for hardship locations.
Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution Control one of the costliest and most variable international assignment expenses with detailed expatriate housing data.

Other allowances and guidelines

Furniture Allowance CalculatorProvide assignees with an efficient one-time furniture benefit as an alternative to shipping
Education Cost TablesAssess and manage education allowances for the children of assignees
Airfare ReportsConsistent data for business travel allowances
Transportation Allowance Reports Get cost data for public and private transportation expenses
Global Car PoliciesKnow where and when individual transport is needed for overseas assignment
Worldwide Benefit and Employment GuidelinesComply with local employment practices

Package calculation and cost forecasting

Balance Sheet CalculatorGenerate international compensation statements quickly
Cost Projection CalculatorBudget for international assignments with ease
Assignment Cost Projection Services Budget wisely with cost estimates from seasoned global mobility experts
Exchange Rate and Inflation CalculatorSpot fluctuations at a glance!

Program management automation

Mercer Mobility Management Platform Simplified workflows, powerful analytic tools, and an enhanced employee experience

Country profiles and cultural training

MercerPassport Help expats succeed with info about assignment locations
CultureWizardPassport Prepare employees to thrive in their host locations

Are your policies competitive? To understand how your company's long-term assignment policies and practices compare with prevailing trends, participate in our Worldwide Survey of International Assignment Policies and Practices (WIAPP) and get access to unique benchmarking solutions.

Benchmark your policies

Compensation tips Do your compensation policies take into account the latest trends in the dynamic field of mobile talent management? Our whitepaper "Practical Mobility Management: Compensation Tips for Long-term Assignments" can help ensure you've covered all the bases.

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