A&P provides professional relocation services to employees moving to Italy and worldwide to carry out an international assignment.
Relocating means moving for a medium to long period of time to accomplish an international assignment. It involves finding a new house for the employee and his family.
Finding a new home can be difficult and costly for both the employee and the company. A&P will help the assignee find a home and a school for the children. We will provide assistance throughout the whole process.
To relocate means moving to a different place (town, country, continent) to work and live in. It commonly refers to medium-long term transfers and it involves both the employee and his family.
A&P takes care of finding a house and a school in the most suitable neighborhood for an expatriate. Moreover, we offer personalized services to match the assignee’s needs in order to make him and his family settle and excel in a new environment.
Nowadays, International companies often have to move employees to work in a different country. Managing these processes can become time-consuming for the employee, who might not be aware of the local laws and thus incur in problems that would result in high costs for the company and dramatic effects for the assignment.
Housing is one of the main causes of aborting an international assignment. However, A&P will make sure that the assignee finds the most suitable housing solution. In addition, A&P will work to satisfy the expectations and needs of the assignee and his family in order to help him accomplish his assignment abroad.
A&P will provide assistance throughout the whole process of relocation of an employee, which entails a number of practical fulfillments, among them:
Our relocation services include visits to the new city with a local consultant, in order to get an overview of the city and the main residential areas.
It is an occasion for the employees and their family to be personally accompanied by a local consultant.
They will be able to acquire an overview of the city, including potential future residential areas, shops, schools and other facilities.
To give the assignees a real taste of the residential market and facilities of the area they are moving to. With the help of a local expert, the area orientation helps conducting a successful home search.
The area orientation is normally scheduled during a pre-assignment trip.
A&P relocation services also include support in finding a temporary arrangement in case your permanent housing solution is not available yet.
While waiting for your permanent housing solution to be completely ready, A&P will help you find a temporary accommodation and coordinate the required payments, or book a hotel in alignment with the company policy.
Employees will have the support of a professional to make sure they have a proper place to stay, while waiting for their permanent house to be ready.
The assignee won’t have to worry about accommodation and can concentrate on his new job.
A dedicated consultant will bring the assignee to visit a pre-selection of housing options. We will help with local regulations and rental procedures.
A local consultant, well-informed about the area and its residential market, will accompany the assignee and his family to visit housing options, carefully selected on the basis of a needs analysis, previously made with the assignee.
Furthermore, the assignee will receive ongoing support to understand the local market, rental procedures, local customs and regulations.
Finding the perfect new home can be very time-consuming. Having the support of a well organised team of professionals in scouting the housing market and selecting properties is crucial.
With our professional support, the assignee will be able to concentrate on the new job.
Ask for support with rental negotiation.
Full support in the rental negotiation, as from the written rent proposal, to the drafting of a lease contract that is as suitable as possible for the assignee and in accordance to local regulations.
Assistance in the coordination of the required payments.
A dedicated consultant will meet with the assignee and the landlord for the handover of the keys, in order to check the conditions of the property.
Moreover, a detailed inventory report with pictures will be drafted to record the conditions of the property including its content.
The professional support in drafting a lease contract ensures the compliance with applicable legislation. Furthermore, it protects the assignee from possible inconveniences due to cultural and language differences.
Also, an inventory check-in made in a professional way, ensures the fulfillment of the lease agreements, especially for what the property conditions are concerned.
Receive personal assistance to set up utilities and services.
A&P will help the assignee set up basic utilities and services to the property. We will remain in contact with the assignee and the family in case any issues arise.
Personal assistance is provided to setup the basic utilities and services to the property, including media services. E-mail and phone helpline desk is provided after the check-in, aimed to support the assignee and the family with the daily issues related to the house and life in the new country.
The differences in the management of utilities contracts between the countries, as well as the language barriers, are easily overcome with the constant support of a professional knowing how to deal with any issues and saving the assignee time.
Our relocation services experts will help you find a school for your children.
Support in finding the proper schooling option for the kids in the country of destination providing internationally recognized qualifications.
A dedicated consultant will assist the family in identifying the institute that is most satisfying their needs, arranging the visits and providing support with the enrollment procedure.
Being the school system different from country to country, a professional guidance in the selection of the best school for the kids’ background ensures the satisfaction of all family members.
Two to three days to search schools with places available according to the age of the children;
One day for the visits;
One week to complete the application procedure
Drive legally in your new country.
A&P will help the assignee apply for a foreign driving license or convert his already existent one, according to his specific needs.
Support in applying for an Italian or a local driver’s license, depending on the destination country.
In the presence of a relevant multi- or bilateral agreement:
The legislation on driving licences and car registrations differs from country to country. A professional guidance from experts in driver’s license and car jurisdiction ensures that all family members carry out all the mandatory fulfillments, stay compliant with the law and avoid unpleasant inconveniences (e.g. license withdrawal, car confiscation or penalty fees).
An A&P consultant will analyze the specific case and provide information on the necessary fulfillments;
A&P will gather documents and coordinate the process with a driving school or a competent authority;
A&P will monitor the process until completion.
Depending on the driving license (issuing country and characteristics), it might be possible to convert it into a local one, or it might be required to apply for a local one.
Application for a local driving licence:
Ask for support with lease termination.
Departure support is a service intended for those who need to vacate an apartment and wish to have assistance from trustworthy and organized professionals, guiding through all the mandatory fulfillments according to the local procedure and legislation.
A dedicated consultant will meet with the assignee and the landlord for the handover back of the keys, in order to check the condition of the property. Moreover, a detailed inventory report with pictures will be drafted to record the conditions of the property including its content, possibly based on the check-in report.
Having the possibility to rely on a professional during the check-out meeting allows parties to find an agreement, even in case problems should arise.
Thanks to our knowledge and expertise, we are able to mitigate and negotiate potential disputes between tenant and landlord.
With 20+ years of experience in the field and more than 1.000 relocation cases carried out, A&P team of multilingual professionals will guide the assignee through all steps of the relocation process, making sure that this is carried out in a compliant and effective way.
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