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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 Philippines?

    There are many things you will need to know before you hire in Philippines but here’re our top 3: 1. Employment in Philippines  Employer and Employee Social Security in Philippines The employer Social Security contribution is 7.37% per employee, per month, and the employee contribution is 3.63% of monthly salary. The monthly maximum contribution is […]

  • Pros and Cons of Engaging Foreign Workers as 1099 Contractors for a US Company

    One way that US companies are accessing top talent is by hiring foreign contractors, rather than looking for US employees with the required skills.  These are referred to as “1099 contractors” since Form 1099 is the tax form that the IRS requires companies to file when they pay any contractor over $600 per year. The […]

  • Shield GEO Data Privacy Policy and the GDPR legislation

    The impact of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on Shield GEO GDPR will take effect on 28th May 2018. The penalties for non-compliance with GDPR are severe – up to 4% of annual global turnover for a breach. As an Employer of Record Shield GEO collects and processes personal data on our GEO employees, many […]

  • Health Insurance in Japan: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    A frequent question that comes up for international assignments is how to manage health insurance for employees.  It is important to have adequate coverage in the foreign location, even if there is a health plan in place at home, and in some cases an employee might need both policies. Recently an employee of one of […]

  • What Overseas Employers Need to Know About Social Security Registration in France

    When you assign employees abroad, one of the payroll requirements is making social security contributions, covering pension and insurance benefits.  To do this, both the employer and employee need to be registered inside the country, and we had a client who wanted to know what documents were required for employee social security registration in France. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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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