When moving an employee, either internationally or within the same country, it is easy to concentrate on getting them settled into the new working environment and overlook the importance of adjusting them to their new living environment, in many cases this can be the difference between a successful relocation and an unsuccessful one. Employees’ busy work schedules can often prevent them from taking the necessary time to make important and informed decisions with regards to their everyday life. Trusting a relocation team to support a business and its assignees through the relocation process could be a wise decision as their experience allows them to pick up on the smaller details which may otherwise go unnoticed.
Although moving in the same country doesn’t pose the same problems that an international relocation might, employees are still likely to find themselves in an unfamiliar area, which can be very disorientating. Small daily tasks such as travelling to work, posting a letter or buying groceries are made difficult without the correct local knowledge, which can have adverse effects on an employee’s mental wellbeing and their performance at work.
Relocation teams will conduct a large amount of research to make sure the assignee is at ease throughout the moving process, increasing their chances of a stress-free and successful relocation. Areas are researched in precise detail, covering all bases including schooling, public transport and local amenities with all necessary information being given to relocating employees and their families in a clear and understandable way, providing them with the local knowledge required for a successful relocation.
The experience and knowledge that relocation experts have can make the difference between a successful relocation and an unsuccessful one. By considering all possible requirements that an Assignee might have, Garrington Relocation offer an in-depth, bespoke service that will help make the transition from one area to another a smooth one.
To find out more about how we can help increase your chances of a successful relocation, contact Garrington Relocation.