An International Assignment Policy demonstrates the importance of international assignments to your company’s business strategy and should follow your HR philosophy. Its existence

  • Reduces or eliminates package negotiation
  • Ensures all assignees are treated fairly
  • Establishes a cost expectation
  • Implies approval to services described
  • Guides administrators in the coordination process
  • Shows forethought to this complicated process
  • Outlines the assignment preparation management finds important
  • Communicates clearly the program structure
  • Reassures potential assignees of the expected company treatment

Customization is available based on assignment type, business objectives and/or employee level.

Review and benchmark of your policy is available according to specifications such as industry standard or geographical location.

A tax equalization policy is also necessary for programs using the balance sheet approach.