Travel friction is the relatively new term used to describe the negative impact on a person’s wellbeing caused by business travel. Whilst it is generally applied to frequent travellers, the stress related to travel can apply to any mobile member of the workforce. The negative impact of travel friction include ..Read more
If things go wrong for employees travelling for business purposes, the effects can be far-reaching and very expensive. It is crucial for any size of organisation to have a current Travel Policy, adequate insurance (including assistance), and contingency plans in case of emergencies. If you have a Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery ..Read more
When it comes to travel, it doesn’t matter whether you’re off on a deal-breaking business trip, a romantic city break, a gap year adventure, or a family holiday with your 2.4 children; in today’s volatile world, it is crucial to prepare. Gone are the days that a quick list of ..Read more
When it comes to best practice in business travel, there is a broad range of topics to consider. For this article, we will look at the key areas that impact the well-being of the individual and the reputation of their employer.
Travelling abroad for any purpose has its risks, and in ..Read more
Wherever your people are travelling to and for whatever purpose, today’s world is too uncertain not to entertain the risks associated with travel. Tracking solutions definitely tick a lot of duty of care, crisis management and disaster recovery boxes when sending employees abroad on business. The range of tracking products ..Read more
The risks associated with travelling abroad have been steadily increasing for a number of years; the political changes and events of 2016 have done nothing to quell the situation. Whether you are travelling for leisure or business, the need for travel insurance cannot be ignored, and whilst the same can ..Read more
We all deal with crises differently, but even if you are prone to panic, the following tips will help you to feel more confident about your ability to cope. The list is far from exhaustive, but will hopefully encourage you to be proactive about your safety and instil self-assurance. ..Read more
The world is a busy and thriving marketplace, and during these politically uncertain times more businesses are broadening their horizons and setting their sights on global opportunities and contracts. In order to achieve this, and to forge and maintain international corporate relationships, it is inevitably necessary to travel to far-flung ..Read more
Business travel can take you or your staff to the furthest corners of the planet; giving exposure to different cultures, underdeveloped countries, and to hostile environments. There are lots of solutions on the market to protect travellers, but is there a one size fits all service?
The answer to that would ..Read more
Business travel can be stressful, particularly if you are venturing into unknown territory; not just geographically, but also culturally. You are not just responsible for yourself, your wellbeing, your possessions and your business agenda, you are also responsible for your organisation’s reputation. No pressure then! Here are Consularcare’s top ten ..Read more
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