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Establishing a global entity can be time-consuming, confusing and a drain on resources. Shield GEO makes international employment simple. 

We’ll handle all the local requirements for payroll, tax and compliance, and leave you to do what you do best – manage your employees. 

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About ShieldGEO

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

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    During the last week of March this year, our company Shield GEO met in a Phuket resort for five days of working, eating and learning together. As a global company with workers across the US, Europe, Asia and Australia this was the first time, in Shield’s four-year history, that we would all be in the […]


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  • Hiring Your First Employee in France

    There are many things you will need to know before you hire your first employee in France but here are our top 3: Employment in France Employer and Employee Social Security in France Social security in France covers retirement benefits, family allowance and medical, dental and optical insurance, which must be provided for all employees. […]


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  • Maternity Leave Around the World: A Guide for International Employers

    Hiring employees overseas will subject your company to host country employment and labor laws, which may be different from your home country rules or company policies.  Despite any differences, you will need to comply with the foreign country’s laws, for both local and expat employees. Maternity leave is a statutory entitlement for female employees in […]


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    Hiring employees in Spain means you need to offer entitlements according to Spanish labor laws, and that includes maternity and paternity leave.  If you are used to statutory leave amounts in your home country, you will have to adapt your policies to meet the Spanish minimums. How can you know the statutory minimums and leave […]


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    If you’re hiring employees in Australia you might find the tax and employment laws there to be different from your home country.  An example of this is the fringe benefits tax (FBT) which is a separate tax paid on benefits provided to employees and their family. If you are new to Australia, how will you […]


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  • A Day in the Life of a US Expat Working in Spain – Meet Asia from Shield GEO

    At ShieldGEO, as a global employment organisation, we’re huge advocates for remote work and global mobility. We not only see the benefits of this lifestyle in our clients but also in our own company made up of a nearly entirely distributed workforce. We believe hiring internationally gives companies, us included, access to a broader range […]


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  • How to Hire Remote Workers | Our Recruitment Process with Remote Company Insights

    Whether you’re a fully distributed team or just taking your first steps into the world of remote work, there are a few things to consider when hiring a remote worker. To help you set up your own strategy, we’re sharing our recruitment process, including the characteristics we specifically look for in potential remote work candidates.  […]


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  • Maternity and Paternity Leave in Germany: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Hiring employees overseas will bring a new set of employment rules in the host country, and your current company policies may not be sufficient to meet the minimum statutory entitlements.  Among those entitlements could be mandated maternity or paternity leave, and if you are hiring in Germany you will find there is a generous labor […]


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  • How We Pay our Remote Employees around the World

    Shield GEO employs 26 people around the world on top of our GEO employees. By nature, we are a global company, and by culture, we embrace remote work and flexibility. That means we have employees in countries where we don’t have business and vice versa. We also employ our staff across a spectrum, depending on […]


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  • Sick Leave Entitlements in Netherlands: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Any employees you may have abroad are entitled to the benefit entitlements of their host country, such as annual leave, sick leave and healthcare.  In a country like Netherlands these benefits may be much greater than in your home country, so it is important to learn the local rules to stay in compliance. How will […]


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