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Hiring overseas can be risky and complicated, especially without an entity in place. Looking for a better way to employ someone in a new country? Shield GEO makes international employment simple.

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  • Long Term Sick Leave in the UK

    While employers are often accustomed to offering paid sick leave to their ill or injured employees, many countries have a different approach depending on the amount of time the employee is away.  Being sick for a few days wont have much impact on a business, but if a key employee is ill for an extended […]

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave Entitlements in the Philippines

    For employees with newborn children, maternity and paternity leave is an important benefit.  Overseas employers need to keep up to date with leave entitlements in their employees host country, as they may be more or less than they are used to.  This holds true in Philippines and if you employ workers there, this is an […]

  • A day in the life of a remote working parent – Meet Marcia from Shield GEO

    From the onset of Shield GEO, our founders have embraced a flexible, often remote, work model for themselves and early employees. As we’ve grown, this offering has remained a priority. This means we are afforded the freedom and flexibility to create our own work schedules around our productivity, other commitments and individual preferences. We also […]

  • Terminating an Employee with Empathy

    It can be very easy when terminating someone to get stuck in the practicalities of what you need to get done. How will it affect your remaining team? Do you need to rehire and what will happen to the workload in the interim? These questions and concerns, while valid tend to keep your focus inward […]

  • Maximum Working Hours and Overtime in Spain

    Spanish employment laws are highly detailed and designed to protect worker rights from labor abuse.  This includes the maximum number of working hours allowed per week and the amount of overtime that can be paid.  This may be new to you if you are hiring in Spain for the first time, and accustomed to no […]

  • Is Remote Work a Sustainable Model? It depends how you define it.

    As I type this from a trendy café, in a city that none of my co-workers live in, I can see at least four others tapping away on their own laptops. They’re presumably doing some kind of work too (although there is always the chance, they’re utilising the free WIFI to book flights to Costa […]

  • Termination and Severance Pay in Hong Kong

    Hiring employees abroad means that a company will be required to follow the termination rules in the host country, even if they are very different from the home country.  This will include justifiable reasons for termination, notice periods and severance payments. For a US company that is used to an ‘at will’ employment policy, adjusting […]

  • A Day in the Life of a Remote Worker Chasing the Sun – Meet Sujah from ShieldGEO

    At ShieldGEO we think the person that can determine the best work schedule for someone is the individual themselves. Not some arbitrary tradition of when the workday should start and end. That’s why we embrace and encourage a flexible approach to structuring work days. This means our team can choose where they work and the […]

  • Sick Leave and Holiday Leave Entitlements in Australia

    Once you have hired employees in Australia, they will be entitled to sick leave and annual leave according to the Fair Work Act.  If this is your first time hiring in Australia, you might not know the statutory entitlements for your employees, and this guide will give you a summary of the basic rules. Sick […]

  • A Guide to Annual Leave and Sick Leave Around the World

    As you go through the multiple steps with hiring and managing your overseas employees, one area to pay close attention to is the different leave policies in each country.  This includes annual leave entitlements for holidays, medical leave and maternity leave. Leave amounts can be very important to your employees, especially if you are hiring […]


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