Relocation News and Trends

NuCompass keeps you up to date with the latest relocation trends and mobility news.

 

NuCompass at Worldwide ERC Global Symposium

The Worldwide ERC® Global Symposium in Boston kicks off next week! As one of the leaders in global relocation management, NuCompass will be represented at the Symposium by our executives and teams from client relationship, business development, and marketing - all there to spread our message of global transformation and client partnership.

HR Tech Conference - Keynote Speakers

The HR Technology Conference has featured many notable keynote speakers over the years, and this year’s event will be no exception. NuCompass will be exhibiting at the HR Tech Conference, and we’re looking forward to these keynote presentations:

Barbara Corcoran

NuCompass at HR Tech - Special Discount

Are you planning to attend HR Tech in Las Vegas? NuCompass is excited to be exhibiting at the Expo in October, and we’re extending a special $300 discount for an all-access Premium Pass.
 
HR Tech is the world’s leading event that showcases HR technology and all its possibilities! It’s where HR and IT come together to discover new technologies, hear about key industry reports, and gain innovative strategies to optimize talent management success. It’s also a great opportunity to consult with industry thought leaders and make meaningful connections with your peers.

Executive Brief: Brexit and Its Impact on Employee Relocation

Three years after the referendum in the United Kingdom to depart the European Union set Brexit in motion, we are still left with uncertainty and a U.K. that is still very much a part of the EU. What’s the latest on Brexit and how might it impact the mobility industry?

H-4 Visa Issues for Working Spouses

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is poised to make a decision on the employment eligibility status of H-4 visa holders, who are the spouses of those here on H-1B visas. An H-4 visa is issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to immediate family members (spouse and children under 21 years of age) of the H-1B visa holders.

Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act and the Impact on Global Mobility

The U.S. House of Representatives has recently passed a Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (H.R. 1044). This bill would dramatically change the employment green card distribution system. 

US Workforce and College-Educated Females

Women are currently on track to make up a majority of the college-educated labor force in 2019, marking a historic turning point in gender parity. 

IRS Clarifies Status of 2018 Reimbursements for 2017 Moves

As part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (which became effective on January 1, 2018 and runs through December 31, 2025), the costs associated with household goods moves and final travel to the new location were no longer excludable/deductible from employee income. After the new rules took effect, there remained a question regarding how to treat payments made in 2018 for costs incurred in 2017.

US Home Sale Alert: Crumbling Foundations

The issue of “Crumbling Foundations” was known to affect a small portion of northern Connecticut, but has become evident in other parts of that state and now in southern Massachusetts. Below is a brief overview of the issue and the steps NuCompass recommends taking to minimize home sale risks.
 

Upcoming 2019 Worldwide ERC Conference

The 2019 Worldwide ERC Americas Mobility Conference will be held this year in Atlanta, GA from May 8th – 10th.