Every year Mercer, one of the world’s largest HR consultancy firms, releases its Quality of Living Index, which looks at which cities provide the best quality of life. The ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and is carried out annually to help multinational companies and other employers to compensate employees fairly when placing […]

In a survey by InterNations, the world’s largest network for people who live and work abroad, the company asked 14,300 expats, representing 174 nationalities and living in 191 countries or territories, to rate 43 different aspects of life abroad on a scale of 1-7. From this, InterNations calculated the scores to get an overall average of […]

Rebecca Griffiths/Business Insider Ever since Britain voted to leave the European Union in June this year, a number of Brits who voted Remain have said they are looking move somewhere in Europe. While moving to Ireland seems top of the list, some have been looking further into the continent.  Cue Bern in Switzerland — considered one […]

Wikipedia Every year, Times Higher Education releases its ranking of the world’s best universities, a comprehensive list of the finest institutions of higher education on the planet.  This year’s ranking, released on Thursday, puts Britain’s University of Oxford at the top of the pile as the world’s best, beating out the likes of Harvard, the […]

Singapore has always been the go-to place for a pay bump. Or that’s what some opine. Malaysian odd job workers, for example, say they don’t mind doing the dirty, dangerous, and difficult for a higher paycheck. And these are not fortysomethings trying to eke out a living. They are young graduates. But this year may […]

Social Progress Initiative The Social Progress Index 2016 results map. A country having vast economic wealth does not necessarily guarantee a greater quality of life for its citizens, according to data from the latest Social Progress Index (SPI). The 2016 index ranks all the countries by how socially progressive they are. It includes measures of […]

Getty/Johannes Simon A young woman drinks beer at Hofbraeuhaus beer tent on the opening day of the 2015 Oktoberfest on September 19, 2015 in Munich, Germany. Every year Mercer, one of the world’s largest HR consultancy firms, releases its Quality of Living Index which basically looks at which cities provide the best quality of life.  The ranking is one […]

Getty/Johannes Simon A young woman drinks beer at Hofbraeuhaus beer tent on the opening day of the 2015 Oktoberfest on September 19, 2015 in Munich, Germany. Every year Mercer, one of the world’s largest HR consultancy firms, releases its Quality of Living Index which basically looks at which cities provide the best quality of life.  The ranking is one […]