Local Plus and Location-specific Surveys

A close look at global and regional policies and practices for paying international employees on a locally-based salary structure.

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Mercer's Local Plus and Location-specific Survey covers global and/or regional Local Plus policies and practices for permanent/one-way transfers, locally or internationally hired foreigners, localized expatriates, or international assignments of a limited, but pre-determined duration, as well as policy/practice for all types of foreign employees in seven selected locations, whether on a Local, Local Plus, or expatriate package.

Order our Local Plus and Location-specific Survey and get access to powerful data and resources to help improve your assignment policies and practices. Participation remains open and gives you access to deeply discounted pricing on the reports for survey sections you complete.

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Overview

Available reports include the global Local Plus Report from our 2018 survey and location-specific reports from the 2016 survey, for the following locations.

  • Hong Kong
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States

TOPICS COVERED

Local Plus Survey

  • Trends and policy
  • Base salary approach and review process
  • Assignment Incentive
  • COLA, purchasing power adjustment
  • Tax assistance
  • Housing and Utilities
  • Hardship
  • Children Education
  • Spouse support
  • Home leave
  • Local transportation
  • Language training
  • Cross-cultural training
  • Travel to host location
  • Home finding trip
  • Shipment of household goods
  • Appliances allowance
  • Loss on sale/shipment of vehicle
  • Settling in Services
  • Temporary housing
  • Home country housing assistance
  • Housing purchase assistance
  • Immigration assistance
  • Benefits (Health, Pension, Death and Disability, Savings) 

Location-specific Questionnaires

  • Trends & Management
  • Compensation Approach
  • COLA/Goods & Services
  • Tax & Social Security
  • Mobility & Hardship
  • Housing & Utilities
  • Children Education
  • Spouse Support
  • Transportation
  • Home Leave
  • All-inclusive allowance
  • Medical benefit
  • Pension plan
  • Death & Disability
  • Immigration Assistance
  • Language Training
  • Relocation assistance
  • Localization
  • Transfer/Repatriation/Resignation

Pricing

These reports are available for USD 1500 / CAD 2025 each for non-participants, or USD 500 / CAD 675 each for any module you participate in. If you purchase two or more reports, you will be eligible for a 15% discount. Custom cuts start at USD 2500 / EUR 2100. Please contact Anne Rossier-Renaud or Paulina Fidura to discuss this option.

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Local Plus and Location-specific Surveys


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  • Sub TitleA close look at global and regional policies and practices for paying international employees on a locally-based salary structure.
  • Short DescriptionA close look at global and regional policies and practices for paying international employees on a locally-based salary structure.
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