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Multinational companies expanding into new markets are often looking for new, reliable international employment solutions for quick staff deployment and setup.   When your company is growing, the traditional approach of setting up a fully incorporated

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  • Looking to Hire an Employee in Germany?

    There are many things you will need to know before you hire in Germany but here’re our top 3: 1.     Employment in Germany Employer and Employee Social Security in Germany Social insurance contributions in Germany are fairly high, and include health insurance, pension, unemployment insurance and nursing care insurance.  The full contribution amount is nearly […]

  • How to Employ International Employees Inherited Through M&A Legally

    Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can pose special challenges for HR departments charged with transitioning existing employees to a new buyer. This is even more pronounced when the seller of a company has branches or entities in foreign countries, with active employees on a local payroll. The question comes up of how to maintain uninterrupted operations […]

  • Hiring Your First Employee in Mexico

    There are many things you will need to know before you hire in Mexico but here’re our top 3: 1.    Employment in Mexico Employer and Employee Social Security in Mexico Both the employer and employee must make monthly social security contributions to the Mexican Social Security Institute.  The employee rate is 1.65% of salary and […]

  • How to Merge Your International Assignment Policy with an Employer of Record Service

    Companies that frequently assign employees abroad may have an international assignment policy, which provides a framework for employment terms and payroll arrangements. Often, these policies are general guidelines, and may not take into consideration rule differences between countries. When a client engages our Employer of Record (EOR) service, we try to merge their existing policy […]

  • What Overseas Employers Need to Know about Setting Up Payroll and Tax in Australia

    Australia is a popular location for companies to establish a branch office in the Asian region, but like many developed countries it has stringent guidelines when setting up payroll and withholding taxes.  This applies to any foreign company that sends employees on assignment, and an Australian corporate entity is required to run a compliant payroll. […]

  • Hiring Your First Employee in India

    There are many things you will need to know before you hire in India but here are our top 3: 1.    Employment in India Employer and Employee Social Security in India When you employ expats or residents in India, you must register and pay social security contributions.  The Employee’s Provident Fund requires both employer and […]

  • How to Manage Payroll if your Company has No Legal Entity in the Country

    Managing payroll without a legal entity in the host country is a common challenge in global mobility when hiring your first employees in a new location.  Just so you are aware, many countries are cracking down on overuse of business visas and non-compliance with employment and payroll laws.  When deciding which option to choose, you […]

  • The Guide to Superannuation for Overseas Workers in Australia

    Global mobility has a few core challenges for HR departments sending employees on foreign assignment, such as structuring compensation and benefits abroad.  If you are assigning employees to Australia, and trying to understand how to integrate payment of superannuation benefits with salary sacrifice, then you are not alone, and we have some guidance to offer […]

  • Employee Payments in Mexico

    When our clients send employees on assignment to Mexico (or employ Mexican citizens), a very basic question arises of when and how payslips are issued to the employee.  Because payroll is being run through the local employer of record in Mexico, issuing payslips is one of the services that we handle for our Shield GEO […]

  • Gaining a Competitive Advantage by Employing Overseas Remote Workers

    “Tele-commuting” continues to be one of the biggest drivers of transformation in the workplace, due in part to the majority of the workplace belonging to the millennial generation. However, employers are realising that this shift towards more flexible work options can be hugely advantageous for all parties and not just for this generation. Here are some […]


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