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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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  • The Ultimate Guide to Remote Teams

    There is a growing trend among companies of all types to utilize remote teams of employees or contractors, in order to fill specific business roles or complete shared technical or design projects.  For a company considering this step, we have assembled this thorough guide to effectively recruiting, onboarding and managing a remote team. 1.    What […]

  • Gender and Global Mobility: Addressing the Gender Gap

    Do a quick Google search on the best recruitment strategies and phrases such as “gender equality”, “ gender diversity”, and “inclusion” will surely pop up. This begs the question – are these phrases, coined only in the 21st century and proudly championed by corporations, mere buzzwords utilised at whim to portray a progressive thinking corporation? […]

  • Gender and Global Mobility : Future Leaders Survey Results

    Establishing a pathway for potential female senior leaders – why care? Did you know that it has been estimated that 40% of today’s Fortune 500 companies won’t exist in a decade? To ensure its survival, companies have to maximise the potential of its workforce, its most important resource. An inclusive human resource strategy encompassing a […]

  • Post Brexit: The Emergence of Employee Relocation Complications

    Overview: Post Brexit Employment Environment in the UK The UK exit from the EU (Brexit) is still unfolding, and the exact terms affecting employers and employees stationed in the UK are still unknown.  Nonetheless, foreign companies with offices in the UK are looking ahead for strategies to relocate their employees to other EU member countries […]

  • Cross Border Restrictive Covenants: A Country Specific Case Study

    Employing workers on foreign assignment carries many challenges for multinationals, and one of those is structuring the employment contract to suit the position and assignment location.  Part of drafting a locally-compliant contract for assignees is the proper use of cross border restrictive covenants, to protect against use of trade secrets or employee defection to a […]

  • How Enforceable Are Post-Termination Restrictions?

    Although many employment agreements contain restrictive covenants of some type, when used for international assignments there may be issues with the enforceability of post-termination restrictions based on differences in laws in the home and host country.  As discussed in a previous article on restrictive covenants every country has its own labor and employment laws that […]

  • Common Restrictive Covenants in International Assignments: Advantages and Disadvantages

    Global mobility effectiveness can be hampered by the actions of former employees, who may be tempted use the information and contacts gained from an assignment for professional or financial gain.  To prevent this activity, global employers will often use contractual covenants to impose a range of post termination restrictions on former employees. As discussed in […]

  • Employer of Record Solution – Canada

    The modern international business environment is more complex than ever, as countries continue to strengthen immigration rules and restrict the entry of foreign nationals to work and live.   Canada, as a developed nation with a high quality of life, follows this trend and you to ask yourself: does your company need a GEO employer of […]

  • Global Restrictive Covenants in International Assignments and their Effectiveness

    What is a Restrictive Covenant and Why Is It Important for International Assignments? Restrictive covenants are contractual terms usually contained in an employment agreement or letter or assignment, which could also be a part of a broader written employment policy.  Restrictive covenants are essentially constraints on employee actions that can affect business value, property and […]

  • International Assignment Failure: Encountering Problems During Repatriation

    When an employee is sent on assignment abroad, one of the necessary elements is a repatriation plan for a smooth return to the home country when the assignment is complete.  Repatriation planning includes setting a fixed end date, concluding assignment projects, relocation logistics, re-integration to the home country and any ensuing employment options. As with […]

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