Relocating yourself or your employees to a new city or country can come with a myriad of challenges and expenses to keep track of. From packing and shipping belongings, to finding and securing a new home and settling into a new environment, the process can quickly become complex. That’s where our expense management services come in.
We recently spoke to Matthew Salvidge from Savills estate agents about the Renters (Reform) Bill and the changes that are expected to come into effect in England and Wales.
We are delighted to announce that, following our success last year, Icon Relocation has been recognised as Destination Services Provider of the Year at the prestigious 2023 Relocate and Think Global People Awards. This accolade is a testament to Icon Relocation’s commitment to excellence, innovation and unwavering dedication to delivering exceptional service.
We have long been dedicated to reducing our environmental impact. We’ve made sustainability and ethical business practices a strategic focus for 2023 and beyond, and are delighted to have achieved another significant milestone. After receiving ISO 14001 accreditation in March, we’ve now received a gold sustainability rating from EcoVadis, scoring in the top 5% of all companies assessed. This recognition is a testament to our unwavering commitment to sustainable practices.
At Icon, client satisfaction is the cornerstone of our success. We are constantly improving our services to ensure that our clients’ experiences with us are nothing short of exceptional. As part of this, we recently conducted our comprehensive annual client survey. The excellent feedback we received is a testament to the hard work of our teams and we are delighted to share some key responses.
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the prestigious ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications following a comprehensive external audit. These certifications are a testament to our unwavering commitment to quality management and environmental sustainability for the purpose of providing exceptional relocation services.
In this week’s Icons of Relocation podcast episode, CEO Simon Johnston speak to Rahul Batra, Managing Partner at Hudson McKenzie, a leading UK law firm specialising in immigration, among other areas.
Singapore is a popular relocation destination. Its strategic location, low taxes and pro-business policies are just a few factors that combine to make it a very favourable business environment. Of Singapore’s approximate population of 5.7 million, around 29% are non-residents, encompassing foreign workers, students and expatriates. Aside from being an important business centre for Asia, Singapore is also known for its cleanliness, multiculturalism and safety.
In the relocation industry, there is an enormous amount of data attributed to every single relocation. For each assignee who is moving to a new location, their destination, origin, family size and contact details are all required. Additionally, their requirements for their new home are recorded, including budget, area requirements, property type and size and required start date. Meanwhile, there is a multitude of data on the current rental market, including the number of properties available, the average rents, property sizes and property locations.