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  • Annual Leave and Sick Leave Entitlements in China: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    If your company is just entering the Chinese market and starting to hire employees, you will be facing an intricate set of local employment and labor rules.  With the complex Chinese bureaucracy, it can be difficult to navigate all of the regulations on your own, without in-country expert guidance. This brief guide to leave entitlements […]

  • Hiring a Local vs Sending an Employee on Assignment

    A company expanding abroad has two options when it comes to staffing their foreign operations: 1) Hire a local resident of the destination country or 2) Send an existing employee on assignment away from home.  These are very distinct choices, and both have their own advantages and potential challenges. Hiring a Local Overseas For some […]

  • Reserve Duty in Israel: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Hiring employees overseas means that your company will be obliged to follow all employment related laws in the host country.  Even if you intend to be fully compliant, how can you be sure that you have access to all the current rules and regulations? This is especially true in a country like Israel, that has […]

  • Annual Leave Entitlements in India: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Every country has distinct laws on leave entitlements for employees, and these can be quite different from those in your company’s home country.  If you are hiring employees in India you are entering a new jurisdiction, and you need know how to meet India’s rules on annual leave. Without a local resource, how will you […]

  • Using a GEO to Send an Employee Overseas: The Pros and Cons

    There are a number of reasons that your business may need to send an employee from your home office on a work assignment overseas.  For example, if your business is expanding into a new market, establishing business relationships or staffing an existing foreign operation, then you will need experienced employees in place to ensure success.  […]

  • Income Tax Calculations in South Africa: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Hiring employees in South Africa will mean that your company will need to learn the correct income tax calculations, both for compliance reasons and to make sure your employees are getting the compensation they expect.  Sometimes differences in tax rates and deductions from your home country, will mean that you have to adjust salary and […]

  • Health Allowances in the Netherlands: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    The Netherlands is well known for its social benefit programs, including healthcare, and this will affect your company when you are hiring employees overseas there. If you are just entering the Dutch market, how will you know if you are compliant with Dutch law regarding health insurance and allowances? This guide will take you through […]

  • Tax Withholding and Retention in Singapore: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Companies that are hiring employees in Singapore will need to know the system of withholding and taxes for both expats and local residents.  If you are just entering Singapore as an employer, you will need to familiarize yourself with the country’s tax and withholding rules. Here is a quick guide to understanding the basics to get […]

  • Legal Requirements for Payroll in Canada: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    When your company decides to hire employees in a foreign country for any reason, you will usually need to run a local payroll in the country.  This may be a new challenge for some HR departments who may have been planning to simply put the employee on the home payroll. The problem with running a […]

  • Payslips and Employer Contributions in France: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    It would seem that one of the simpler tasks of employing workers overseas would be calculating and issuing the payslip.  However, every country has its own rules and formats that are required to meet their requirements, and France is one of the more complex payroll jurisdictions for a company to understand. The question that you […]


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