Culaccino

InterCultural Word of the Week! Culaccino - Dominic Tidey EuRA C.O.O. 

Italy is a food culture and the Italian language reflects this in its many food and drink terms.  Culaccino is used to describe the mark left by a glass on the table or tablecloth.

 

Dominic Tidey is the C.O.O. of EuRA, the European Relocation Association.  EuRA is the professional industry body for relocation providers and affiliated services. As a non-profit organisation EuRA aims to promote the benefits of a professionally managed relocation to companies with globally mobile employees.
Board Meeting Nov 18

EuRA | Executive Group - Update by Dominic Tidey - EuRA C.O.O.

EuRA’s Executive Group meets three times a year and the latest meeting took place at the start of November.  The Autumn meeting is a particularly busy one as we incorporate the annual update to the EuRA Global Quality Seal.  Over two days we met to discuss all aspects of how EuRA works and we follow a pattern of reporting, starting with financial where Tad reports of the health of the associations finances.

Maria Friolento

InterCultural Word of the Week! Friolento - Dominic Tidey EuRA C.O.O.

Maria Manly, EuRA’s Communications Coordinator is very friolento!  As a native of Tuscany in Italy she finds the British weather cold and is frequently shivery.  This is the definition of friolento - someone who is especially sensitive to the cold.  EuRA Board Member Susana Bourne, a native Madreleño, is also very friolento and much prefers the EuRA conferences to be held in southern climates!

 

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The Perils of Lump Sum Relo Packages

Dominic Tidey - EuRA C.O.O. There is a growing popularity for lump sum relocation packages.    The concept has been around for decades and has frequently been a way for companies to speed up the process of getting an employee from point a to point b swiftly. The Basics