Long-term International Assignments

Comprehensive Solutions for Managing a Global Mobility Program

Whether you send only a few employees abroad, or a few hundred, 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, and if you need outsourcing support or advice with strategy and implementation or benchmarking your program, our global network of consultants is ready to assist. If you are taking your first steps toward international growth, Mercer bundles several essential data products and services in our Mobility Starter Kit.


Core Factors in Expatriate Pay Packages

Cost of Living & Taxes

Cost of Living Reports Compare the expense of living between home and host locations
Home Country Data & Tax Profiles Analyze spendable income, housing norms, taxes and social security
Personal Income Tax Know tax requirements and social charges for assignment locations

Hardship

Quality of Living Reports Compare the quality of living between home and host locations
Location Evaluation Reports Get premium recommendations based on 14 hardship factors

Assignment Housing

Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution Control one of the most variable and costly assignment expenses
Mercer Real-Time Rent Check Get quick, custom pricings of local housing markets

Ensuring Assignment Success

Airfare Reports Consistent data for travel allowances
Assignment Cost Projections Budget wisely with cost estimates from seasoned experts
Cultural Training Prepare expats and families to thrive in their new home
Culture Passport on the Go Our new mobile app for local business customs around the world
Currency Protection Calculator Protect your expats' pay from currency movements over time
Differential Change Analysis Explain Cost-of-Living allowances changes to assignees
Education Cost Tables Assess and manage education allowances
Transportation Allowance Reports Get cost data for public and private transportation expenses
Worldwide Benefit and Employment Guidelines Comply with local employment practices
Global Car Policies Know where and when individual transport is needed

Technology to Ease the Way

AssignmentPro Manage your international assignments with this comprehensive program
Balance Sheet Calculator Generate international compensation statements quickly
Cultural Training Passport Prepare expats and families to thrive in their new home
Mercer Mobilize Housing Solution Control one of the most variable and costly assignment expenses
MercerPassport Help expats succeed with info about assignment locations, from your intranet
Personal Income Tax Solution Determine expat personal tax and social security more easily

New to Mobility? Download this 40-page comprehensive guide that outlines all of the components you need to start your employee mobility program.

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GLOBAL MOBILITY TRAININGS Join one of our global mobility trainings to learn more about best practices to manage international assignments.

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BEST PRACTICES FOR MOBILITY POLICY DEVELOPMENT Our free guide shows how to develop a mobility policy beyond the basic allowances and benefits to a comprehensive plan for managing assignees.

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LOCAL PLUS & LOCATION-SPECIFIC SURVEYS Do you have international assignees on Local Plus packages? Find out more about current trends in our Local Plus and Location-specific Surveys to optimize your assignment policies and practices.

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Expatriate Compensation

Determining the proper compensation approach can be challenging. Written by Mercer experts, our guide to compensation approaches will provide a detailed analysis of the three main compensation methods to help you choose the right solution based on your specific needs

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Policy Flexibility

As mobility programs grow and new situations arise, companies may need to be flexible on their approach to compensation. Our whitepaper outlines the considerations, benefits, and drawbacks involved.

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