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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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  • Special Rules for Work Permits and Visa on Arrival in UAE

    Every country has different rules on how and where visas and work permits are issued, and the UAE has an unusual process that you should know about.  In our experience, most countries will stamp the work visa into the passport while you are still in your own country, and then you would already have it […]

  • 5 Countries Where it’s Harder to Start a Business

    When expanding overseas and starting a business or considering new pastures, leaders are often faced with a difficult question – which country would be most suitable to incorporate in? After all, each country has different regulations and nuances that might pose dissimilar challenges depending on type of company. Once a country to incorporate in has […]

  • The Ultimate Guide to Independent Contractors

    The increased use of independent contractors by companies across the globe has led to a shift in the way that some work roles can be filled.  The independent contractor relationship simplifies many of the complex employment challenges that a multinational will encounter when operating in foreign countries.  By combining a remote work strategy with teams […]

  • Trump Immigration Ban – How to Employ Your Workers Remotely

    The widely-publicized immigration ban imposed in the US on citizens of select countries is having a real effect on companies whose employees could not re-enter the US.  This has presented both a logistical and compliance challenge for US-based companies who had employees on assignment abroad when the ban was imposed.  It signals a change in […]

  • The 5 Biggest Myths in Global Mobility

    In our previous article, we looked at the 5 most recent trends to emerge in Global Mobility. In this article, we look at the biggest myths in global mobility.  As global mobility programs evolve and expand, they will often still use the old playbook even in the face of changing regulations and HR best practices. For […]

  • Remote Work and Global Mobility

    The use of remote workers and teams of remote employees is gaining acceptance for many companies with foreign operations, and global mobility professionals can incorporate this strategy as an alternative to long term international assignments.  It can be effective for certain industries and work roles, but there are management and compliance issues that have to […]

  • 5 Recent Global Mobility Trends

    Read our article on the 5 Biggest Global Mobility Myths here.  Even simple assignments can now carry unexpected host country compliance issues and increased reliance on remote teams may offer one way to bypass immigration rules.  For all workers abroad there is a higher expectation for ongoing two-way mobile communication, and reporting mobility data to […]

  • The Ultimate Guide to Benefits in Kind

    1.    What Are Benefits in Kind? 2.    Examples of Benefits in Kind 3.    How to Calculate Benefits in Kind? 4.    How to Report Benefits in Kind? 5.    Redundancy and Benefits in Kind 6.    Benefits in Kind: A Country Comparison 7.    The Effect of Employee Benefits on Compensation: UK and US Comparison 8.    The Shield GEO […]

  • The Ultimate Guide to Permanent Establishment

    Any company that conducts business in a foreign country will need to be aware of the potential for incurring corporate taxation.  This may be an unexpected consequence of entering a new market, but there are ways to anticipate these additional taxes.  The term used internationally to describe a foreign taxable business presence is ‘permanent establishment’. […]

  • How Your Company Can Avoid the ‘Uber-Effect’ : Independent Contractor vs Employee Misclassification

    ·      Does your business hire independent contractors instead of employees for skilled positions or work projects? ·      Is your company operating in foreign countries with contractors and/or employees? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then it is time to assess how you hire and assign workers abroad, and what risks you may […]

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