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Relocating to Czech Republic: What You Need to Know

The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Poland. With a developed industrial economy, the Czech Republic attracts many expatriates, especially to the capital city of Prague. Our latest Market Watch on the Czech Republic, produced in conjunction with Cartus’ Destination Service Provider, Inter Relocation, discusses the potential challenges that assignees may face when moving there.
Challenges for International Assignees
Language
In the workplace, English speakers are increasing in the Czech Republic, especially amongst young people, but Czech remains the most widely spoken language. In fact, German and Russian are more common than English, because [...] Read More

Relocating to the Philippines: What You Need to Know

Known as the ‘Land of Smiles’, the Philippines is renowned for its friendliness and hospitality. Our latest Emerging Market Watch on the Philippines discusses the key challenges for relocation when living and working in this Southeast Asian country.
The Philippines is made up of more than 7,100 islands, the 11 largest of which contain 94% of the total land area and 90% of the country’s population. For those relocating there, be sure to visit the Hapao Rice Terraces, known as the eighth wonder of the world. Watch the Cartus On the Ground video on the Philippines to find out more about this [...] Read More

Relocating to Sweden: What You Need to Know

Located in northern Europe, Sweden enjoys a quality of life that is one of the highest in the world. As such it attracts many expatriates and is becoming a more frequent destination for international assignees. Our latest Market Watch on Sweden, produced in conjunction with Cartus’ Destination Service Provider, Nordic Relocation Group KB, discusses the potential challenges that assignees may face when moving there.
Challenges for International Assignees
Housing
High demand and low stock levels mean that there are limited rental options available, especially in major cities such as Stockholm, Gothenburg, and Malmö. As such, rental rates can be high and assignees should [...] Read More

Cartus Passes Annual Supply Chain ISO Accreditation

With our continued focus on ethics and compliance in every area of our business, we are proud to announce that Cartus’ Supply Chain Management recently passed its annual global ISO 9001:2008 accreditation in all three regions: the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and EMEA. The global audit comprised two phases; first was the submission of our detailed Quality Manual and Procedures guide for rigorous examination, followed by a one-day, onsite audit by inspectors at each of our Danbury, Singapore, and Swindon service centers.

Relocating to Switzerland: Cartus Market Watch

For many years, Switzerland has been a hot spot destination for international assignees. With the large number of expatriates moving there, the rental market can sometimes be challenging, especially in major cities.
Our latest Geneva Market Watch and Zürich Market Watch provide updates on the current rental trends in these two cities, outlining average monthly rates, types of properties available, popular expatriate neighbourhoods, and upcoming legislation that may impact future moves.