It’s October already, and Newland Chase is looking forward to this month’s Worldwide ERC® Global Workforce Symposium (GWS) in Seattle, Washington USA. The largest annual gathering of relocation, global mobility, and HR professionals — this year’s GWS will take place on October 17-19 at the Washington State Convention Center. Three of Newland Chase’s managing directors will lead a team of six exhibiting who will offer attendees answers to their present concerns in the fast-moving world of global corporate mobility.
Newland Chase at Worldwide ERC® Global Workforce Symposium
Meet Annette Wright, UK Immigration Director
On 26 September, Newland Chase’s Annette Wright, UK Immigration Director, and Marc Smith, Immigration Consultant, presented their webinar "Racing to Brexit: Six Months to Go" – where they discussed how company HR and mobility managers can prepare their UK and EU employees for the fast-approaching official Brexit day on 29 March 2019. In this session, they shed some much needed light on the events of the last two years, where we are now, and what lies ahead. Included was the status of current plans for EU nationals in the UK, current plans for UK nationals in the EU, potential coming changes from the recently released MAC report, and practical steps to take right now.
Newland Chase Presents Session at GBTA Annual Convention
Newland Chase is proud to have had three executive leaders present an educational session at this year’s Global Business Travel Association Convention (GBTA) 2018, held August 11-15 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. Newland Chase’s Global Managing Director, Steven Diehl, moderated a panel consisting of Pete Fox, CIBT Chief Information Officer, Sophy King, VP of Global Immigration, and Stephen Gheerow, Travel Services Manager for the Ford Foundation. This marked the first time CIBT and Newland Chase had a featured educational session at this leading industry event.
Newland Chase Welcomes Michael Wall as Managing Director, Australia
Newland Chase is pleased to welcome Michael Wall to its team as Managing Director of Australia. In his new role as head of Newland Chase’s Australia practice, Michael leads the company’s corporate immigration service delivery to its growing base of clients operating in Australia.
Newland Chase Speakers at HR Summit Melbourne
Newland Chase is proud to have had speakers at the HR Summit Melbourne held 31 July to 1 August at the Crown Promenade in Melbourne, Australia. Senior Consultant, Esther Taft, and Business Development Manager, Cristina Castro, spoke on “Going Global: Work Visas and International Talent Management” in the second day’s conference session.
Newland Chase Welcomes Rohan Ghatge as Managing Director, India
Newland Chase is pleased to welcome Rohan Ghatge to its team as Managing Director of India. In his new role as head of Newland Chase’s India practice, Rohan leads the company’s corporate immigration service delivery to its growing client base of foreign companies operating in India and Indian companies expanding globally.
Meet Andrew Lewis, VP of Product Marketing & Customer Experience for CIBTvisas
On July 17, Newland Chase’s Kent O’Neil, Global Legal Analyst, and Andrew Lewis, VP of Product Marketing & Customer Experience for CIBTvisas, presented their webinar Employee International Travel: It’s Never “Duty-Free.” They discussed the often confusing topic of companies’ “duty of care” to their employees traveling internationally on business. In the live interactive session, they shed some practical light on a subject that has been one of the most popular topics of mobility industry conferences and publications over the past few years… but one which still remains somewhat of a mystery in its definition and in its implications for company mobility managers.
Meet David Carritt and Rowen Edy, UK Immigration Experts
On June 27, Newland Chase presented the webinar “Responding to Rejection: The Ongoing Shortage in the UK’s Tier 2.” The discussion focused on the ongoing shortages and rejections companies are currently facing when applying for restricted Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) to sponsor non-EU foreign nationals for employment through the Tier 2 program, the UK’s most common employment-based visa route. The live interactive session explored the current status, the reason for the ongoing shortage, the outlook for the coming months, and practical strategies for companies dealing with CoS rejections.
Newland Chase at 2018 SHRM Annual Conference
It was an honour for Newland Chase to have exhibited at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition June 17 – 20 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois U.S.A. This was SHRM’s 70th annual conference and exposition, but the first time Newland Chase had participated as an exhibitor.
Newland Chase Supports Tech Startups at London Tech Week
On June 11, Newland Chase hosted emerging technology leaders in its Angel Court office during this year’s London Tech Week. UK Managing Director, Antonio Lam, and UK Immigration Director, Darren Faife, presented a live session “UK Immigration and Tech Startups: What You Should Be Doing”, followed by a light luncheon. The session, aimed at new entrepreneurs in the UK’s tech startup scene, covered the key immigration essentials for bringing foreign talent to the UK such as applicable immigration routes, required business documents, and immigration planning for future success