China’s smog causes some expat families to live apart

As China battles against increasing air pollution across the country expatriates based there are starting to ask their employers to revert to 1980s and 1990s based hardship packages for pollution. With more than 500,000 expatriates based in China mul...

2014 HSBC Expat Explorer survey launches

HSBC Expat is calling on all expats to share their experiences of living and working abroad in the seventh annual Expat Explorer survey which opened today and is open until Friday 9th May. Expats from all over the world will have the opportunity ...

FATCA rollout starts to speed-up as the 1st July approaches

The impending launch of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) on the 1st July American expatriates around the world are once again looking at their investments and bank accounts abroad to see if more tax efficient choices can be made. Whilst...

Indian companies reduce their hiring of expatriates

Slowly it seems Indian companies are reducing the number of expatriates on their payrolls and are focusing on hiring Indians with the requisite global experience. Though expat hiring was previously growing at a rate of 10-12% per year until 2012 sinc...