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Challenges of a trailing spouse



The moment you get asked to help a family relocate you do your best to support them make that move as smooth as possible. In that process it is easy to forget, what challenges the trailing spouse is facing. Nicola Meier provides to guidance to help you help your assignees.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Bringing the Best of Britain & Europe Down-Under

How Kieran O’Hara of Palmers in Australia benefitted from the 2016 conference season.

Meet MAIA, global mobility’s first intelligent chatbot

MoveAssist International has created MAIA, the first intelligent chatbot designed to make life easier for employees on assignment and the in-house mobility teams that assist them.

In a world where the explosion of data is already becoming a huge challenge, the big questions are how do you get it under control and how can you derive benefit from it? John Culkin from Crown Records Management, offers advice.
In a world where the explosion of data is already becoming a huge challenge, the big questions are how do you get it under control and how can you derive benefit from it? John Culkin from Crown Records Management, offers advice.

Mark Muss - reborn

Mark Muss has joined Packimpex in Geneva. It’s his first change of employer for over 20 years. As he prepared to get to grips with his new role, Steve Jordan spoke to him about his continuing ambition in the industry that has been a way of life for him since schooldays.

Data breach: Keeping sensitive data secure

Yahoo’s cyber security breach has thrown the subject of online security into the headlines once more.


Yahoo’s cyber security breach has thrown the subject of online security into the headlines once more.

How did the Brexit vote affect the UK property market?

Paula Higgins, CEO of HomeOwners Alliance gives her view on how the UK housing market is performing post Brexit referendum.

Going places!

Deputy Editor David Jordan visits Hemel Hempstead to meet two of the industry’s youngest entrepreneurs.

Steve Jordan talks to Gerry Lane about his Irish project
Steve Jordan talks to Gerry Lane about his Irish project
Steve Jordan talks to Gerry Lane about his Irish project

Challenges of a trailing spouse

Nicola Meier has advice on ways to tackle the challenges faced by the trailing spouse during and after the relocation process

 

LATEST ISSUE



Steve Jordan, Editor of The Mover magazine, gives an overview of the stories appearing in the November 2016 issue.

THE WHITE & CO MYSTERY MOVER COMPETITION - NOVEMBER



Well there’s a surprise. Fancy nobody spotting the charming Phibion Makoni from Zimbabwe last month. One of the industry’s nicest men and a regular attendee at industry conferences for 30 years or more. OK, this time we’ll make it really easy. Either one might be enough for you to win but, if you can remember both these gentlemen, you are in with a brilliant chance of winning the White and Company Black and Red watch. Answers please to editor@themover.co.uk.

 

LATEST NEWS

Masons Moving Group optimistic post Brexit

Masons Moving Group, believes strongly in the future of European removals industry, to the point that they have just invested in two new build vehicles.

Graebel becomes a signatory member of the UNGC

Graebel Relocation was recently named a signatory member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world's largest corporate citizenship and sustainability initiative.

Buzzmove raises £6 million super-seed funding

Leading UK-based online price comparison and booking platform Buzzmove has announced a £6 million super-seed funding round led by White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd.

New apprenticeship levy: all businesses will need to act

Paul Mander of Penningtons Manches LLC explains the implications for business of the new apprenticeship levy

CPC for warehouse managers

In collaboration with Logistics Learning Alliance (LLA), the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has developed and launched a new Warehouse Manager Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).

Arpin Group chooses Dow Jones Risk and Compliance service

Arpin Group has contracted Dow Jones Risk and Compliance to enhance its anti-bribery, anti-corruption and third-party due diligence compliance screening and monitoring program as the company grows its global supply chain.

Meet two veg!

Tony Allen's topical monthly column.

Agility raises £7000 for BLESMA

Agility GRMS hosted its annual golf day on 14 September raising more than £7000 in ​​​support of the British Limbless Ex-Service Men's Association (BLESMA).

Harsch, The Art of Moving Forward, acquires Transdem SA

Harsch The Art of Moving Forward, has announced its acquisition on 1 October of Lausanne-based Transdem SA.

Pickfords' John Hooper retires after 40 years of business moves

Last year, after more than 40 years in the moving business John Hooper, Business Moving Technical Sales Manager for Pickfords, decided to retire.

2016 Autumn Statement responsePeter Ward, CEO of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA)


Peter Ward, CEO of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA), comments on the Chancellor's Autumn statement.

Need for decent driver facilities recognised by UK government

A debate on the need for decent parking facilities for lorry drivers held recently in the House of Commons, has been applauded by the Freight Transport Association.

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EDITOR'S BLOG

Death of a salesman


Well that might be a bit dramatic, but he’s certainly not feeling well right now if the chat at IAM last month was anything to go by.  Moving estimators, salesmen, surveyors, whatever you choose to call them would have been forgiven for assuming that their job at least was never going to be taken by a robot.  Sorry folks.  They are here. And not a squeaky voice or a ray gun in sight.  


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