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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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ShieldGEO Global Employment Solutions can help you do business globally. We help organise:

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  • Waiving the Probationary Periods in Netherlands

    When our clients face unforeseen circumstance when employing abroad, they turn to us for a solution using our in-country experts who are familiar with the regulations.  This is one of the core services with the Shield GEO employment solution. For example, we had a client with an employee on assignment in the Netherlands who wanted […]


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  • Are Relocation and Moving Expenses Taxable in France?

    One of our clients is a US-based firm that works with startup companies and does business in France.  Because they assign employees long term they had a question about paying relocation and moving expenses.  They wanted to know if those expense reimbursements or allowances for relocation are tax-free to the employee in France, similar to […]


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  • Addressing the Gender Gap in Global Mobility: How Can Global Mobility Professionals be more Involved?

    Previously, we conducted some research and wrote an article about how women are still being systematically excluded from the consideration of international assignments. We looked at some of the most commonly cited factors which are preventing women from being considered for these international assignments, and have found that even though the world is changing, social […]


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  • A 13 Step Guide to Getting a Work Permit in UAE

    Long term employee assignments in UAE require a work permit (also known as a Labour Card), and there are multiple detailed rules that have to be followed.  Some of these steps will take place prior to the employee entering the UAE, while others can be taken after arrival. Once finalized, a work permit is typically […]


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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 […]


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  • 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 […]


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  • 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 […]


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  • 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 […]


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  • 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. […]


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  • 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 […]


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