Permits Foundation Resources
You can also click here for a list of external international surveys that we feel highlight the importance of dual careers and partner employment in global mobility.
Newland Chase’s Podcast The Open World: The Future of Work and Beyond (2023) On this episode, Permits Foundation Chair Gill Gordon joins host Ray Rackham to discuss Permits Foundation, what it means to care passionately about the rights of people we may never meet, and how immigration advocacy plays a pivotal role in advancing this cause and positively impacting immigration and mobility policies.
ParadiGM Gather Webinar – Supporting Family Wellbeing Through Advocacy (2024) ParadiGM Gather interviews Foundation Director Helen Frew and Foundation Coordinator Françoise van Roosmalen to discuss how Permits Foundation supports family wellbeing through advocacy. Topics include the Foundation’s history, its approach to advocacy, the benefits of direct work access and the importance of enabling families to prosper through dual incomes while living abroad.
Envoy Global’s Podcast Immigration & Mobility Decoded (2023) Permits Foundation Director Helen Frew and Foundation Coordinator Françoise van Roosmalen join Envoy Global’s weekly podcast, Immigration & Mobility Decoded, to discuss the Foundation’s work and impact.
Permits Foundation Podcast on our International Dual Careers Survey Report (2022) Director Helen Frew and Foundation Coordinator Françoise van Roosmalen give insight and analysis on our latest survey of global mobility professionals, including emerging issues and how the findings compare with our previous reports.
Patrons Discussion at Permits Foundation 20th Anniversary Conference (2021) With Permits Foundation Chair Gill Gordon and Patrons Peter Voser, Chairman of the Board of Directors, ABB Ltd, and Satish Pai Managing Director Hindalco at Aditya Birla Group.
Permits Foundation 20th Anniversary Conference (2021) Message of support from Permits Foundation Patron Olivier Le Peuch, CEO of SLB.
Keynote Speech at the Permits Foundation 20th Anniversary Conference (2021) Attracting the talent we need: a government perspective. Zoe Lofgren, U.S. Congresswoman, Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
|Part 2 of the Permits Foundation International Dual Careers Survey Report 2022 reflects the views of spouses and partners of highly-skilled international professionals during a period where organisations, employees and their families were rapidly adapting to new ways of working. It gathered feedback from 730 spouses and partners, with representation from 67 nationalities, in 103 host countries and with 130 employers cited from both public and private sectors.
|Part 1 of the Permits Foundation International Dual Careers Survey Report 2022 reflects views and experiences of global mobility professionals during an important period of change. It attracted responses from 128 participants from over 64 private and public sector organisations, employing almost 4.5 million people.
|Permits Foundation – An Introduction Slideshow – this slideshow outlines our aims, strategy and successes, as well as key points from our global surveys. If you would like to use our slides in your own presentations, we will be pleased to send you a copy in PPT format.
|The Permits Foundation Brexit Survey (June 2018) looked at the impact of Brexit on EU citizen employees, with a focus on family members during the transition phase and beyond. It was completed by HR and mobility managers in 74 companies, research institutes and universities in the UK.
|The Impact of Removing the Unrestricted Right of Dependants to Work in the UK (2015): This survey of 1063 expatriate employees was created in response to a review of the Tier 2 visa route by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) as part of a Government drive to reduce immigration levels. To read all of our respondent comments, please click here.
|International Mobility & Dual Career Survey 2012 – Permits Foundation surveyed over 177 leading global organisations (employing almost 7.5 million between them) to look at the challenge of dual careers and its potential impact on business success, with some very compelling findings.
|International Survey of Expatriate Spouses & Partners 2008, Summary Report – this survey examines the views of 3,300 expatriate spouses and partners in 117 host countries, and provides evidence that a lack of employment opportunities adversely affects global mobility of international employees. You can also download the Full Report here.