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2017 Employee Relocation Policy Survey

The employee relocation policy survey is conducted bi-annually. The survey examines domestic, cross-border, and international relocation policies and practices and reports on observable trends. Many of Canada’s top companies participate in the survey, which is an invaluable tool for bench marking policies and programs against those of similar sized organizations and industry sectors.


Read the Executive Summary (Updated October 10, 2017)

The 2017 survey report is available free of charge for CERC members. Non-members may purchase the reports for $575 +GST each.


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Industry Surveys


CERC conducts regular surveys for the exclusive use of its members. Learn more about how CERC's Industry Survey Services can assist your organization to benchmark relocation policy or track important industry trends.


2018 Surveys 

Survey of Corporate Policy Covering the Reimbursement of Costs Relating Permanent Resident Applications

Survey of Immigration and Mobility Program Management 


2017 Surveys 

August 2017 - Cross Border Mobility Survey


2016 Surveys 


September 2016 - The Future of Talent Mobility


EuRA and CERC release ground-breaking research report on future trends in workforce mobility

Diss, UK / Toronto, Canada (October 17, 2016): The European Relocation Association (EuRA), headquartered in Diss, United Kingdom, and the Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC) based in Toronto, Canada, today released a ground-breaking research study on future trends in workforce mobility. 


This survey is available to members only here: The Future of Talent Mobility: trends and Best Practices Based on Cross-Industry Survey Research


The survey is available for purchase in the CERC e- Store. Buy it now: Survey Purchase


2016 Surveys 


September 2016 - Canadian Employee Relocation Council Survey of Temporary Housing Practices


August 2016 - Canadian Employee Relocation Council Changes in International Assignments Between 2009 and 2015

May 2016 - Survey of Relocation Repayment Agreement Practices

March 2016 - Highlights from the 2016 Membership Survey

March 2016 - Survey of Corporate Per Diem Rates and Miscellaneous Allowances

January 2016 - Survey of Corporate Reimbursement Rates for Personal Vehicles when used for Business Travel


2015 Surveys 

January 2015 -  Highlights from the CERC Membership Survey


2014 Surveys 

July 2014 -Survey of Corporate Practices for the Movement of Household Goods

January 2014 - CERC Survey Intra-Company Transfers


2013 Surveys 

December 2013: CERC Survey: Temporary Foreign Worker Program

December 2013  CERC & Council for Global Immigration Cross Border Mobility Survey: Service Level Survey

November 2013 - CERC Cross Border Mobility Survey: Trusted Employer Program

November 2013 -
CERC  Survey: Intra- Company Transfers
January 3, 2013 - Reimbursement Rates for use of Personal Vehicles Survey Results


September 2012 :Cross Border Payroll and Benefits Survey Results

July 2012: Cross Border Survey

February 2012: CERC Immigration Survey Report

February 2012:  CERC Relocation Trends and Volumes

January 2012:   Accommodation and Transportation Allowances for Inbound Transfers Survey Results


CERC Global Mobility Survey 
Read the Executive Summary

The 2012 Global Mobility Survey conducted in partnership with Ipsos Global Public Affairs, reports on the attitudes of 12,827 working men and women in 24 countries towards international relocation for employment purposes.
Purchase the Report
for $695. +GST each.


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