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Port Louis ranked best city in Africa for expats, according to Mercer’s 20th Quality of Living Survey

Durban retains its top position as the best city in South Africa

- Port Louis ranks 83rd globally in the overall Quality of Living, making it the best city in Africa - Durban retains its top position as the best city in South Africa Mercer (www.Mercer.com), a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers, and a wholly owned subsidiary of…

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Pension systems at risk of creating inter-generational equity issues

The Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index shows that South Africa needs to deal with issues of coverage, mandatory contributions and increased preservation to improve its pension system

Sustainability of some current systems is under threat Denmark maintains #1 position for sixth year Index expanded to include Colombia, New Zealand and Norway Unsustainable pension systems in some countries need to learn from leading countries or risk creating intergenerational equity issues and disappointed retirees. Now measuring 30 countries and…

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Despite worldwide changes, multinationals focus on mobile workforces to support career growth and ensure global competitiveness

Mercer’s annual Cost of Living Survey finds African, Asian, and European cities dominate the list of most expensive locations for working abroad

Luanda overtakes Hong Kong as the most expensive city for expatriates to live in according to Mercer’s 23rd annual Cost of Living Survey. Victoria in the Seychelles ranks 14th most expensive city sharing the same ranking with Moscow. Cape Town, Blantyre and Windhoek ranks amongst the 15 cheapest cities globally.…

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Vienna tops Mercer’s 19th Quality of Living ranking

Five Africa cities managed to remain in the top 100 rankings in regards to quality of living, with Port Louis in Mauritius topping the Africa chart at an overall 84th position

Infrastructure is pivotal in determining quality of living for expats and cities Vienna ranks highest for quality of living for the 8th year in a row Singapore ranks first for city infrastructure South Africa’s highest ranked city, Durban, ranks 87th for quality of living, 135th for infrastructure    Despite increased…