International SOS and KMPG LLP are to collaborate on a new project which will help to streamline the travel risk management process for their clients.
International SOS has said that it will be utilising its medical and security advice and assistance services, whie KMPG will be bringing expertise in cross-border taxation, social security, immigration and HR policy in order to complete the project. The aim is to enable clients to better support employees before, during and after short and long-term travel or assignments, while International SOS has said that there will also be time and money saving advantages for customers.
“We are delighted to launch this collaboration, which will enable organisations to better manage their risk and compliance obligations and future proof their travel compliance processes,” said Marc Burrows, KPMG’s Head of Global Mobility Services.
The new project formalises the work that the two companies have collaborated on for some time, said Philippe Maezelle, Chief Commercial Officer at International SOS: “This collaboration is the first of its kind and will enable travel managers, mobility managers and others responsible for international assignees to address a number of personnel and financial challenges in the ever-complex world of travel risk. Working with clients to optimise our complimentary services and technology in relation to travel risk, compliance and Duty of Care allows global employers to take a more holistic approach to business traveller management.”