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  • Can I get paid by a US employer while working remotely in a different country?

    One of the global effects of the COVID pandemic is a rise in acceptance of remote work, and that has opened up opportunities for new or continuing employees to be hired abroad.  If a US employer wants to have you work remotely from your home country, there are ways to do that without too much…


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  • What are Sports Vouchers (Virikeseteli) in Finland?

    Employee benefits often reflect the culture of the country of employment, and international employers may find some unusual benefits in other parts of the world.  In Finland, there is an emphasis on work/life balance and supporting employees to achieve that.  One way that is possible is by offering your employees sports vouchers to help fund…


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  • Is WFH more environmentally friendly than working in an office?

    By now, we’re all a little too familiar with the lockdowns, restrictions and border closures that plagued the world throughout 2020 and 2021. While these measures are taking their toll on local businesses and human connection, they did have some unforeseen positive outcomes in their bid to slow the spread of COVID-19, namely our collective…


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  • Annual Leave in Thailand: A Guide for Employers

    When you hire employees abroad you will be facing a whole new set of employee entitlements, most of which are set by statute.  This includes annual leave, which in most countries is for vacation or personal time, and often reflects the local culture around work/life balance. Thailand has its own unique annual leave entitlements and…


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  • Remote Workers Weigh In: How do you manage working with teams across time zones?

    In a bid to cover some remote worker FAQs, through our new series, ‘Remote Workers Weigh In,’ we’ll be asking our team some of the most asked questions about what it’s really like to be a remote worker.  When you decentralize the workplace, employees and new hires can be totally location independent, meaning your colleagues…


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  • An Employer’s Guide to Social Security in Italy

    There are a wide variety of social security programs around the world, which differ depending on how each country approaches offering and funding employee benefits and pensions.  Countries that rely on free-market approaches to items like health care and pensions will have lower rates than countries that have a more nationalized or subsidized system. Like…


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  • A Guide to Travel and Mileage Reimbursement in India

    When your employees abroad have to travel for work purposes, they will expect to be reimbursed for expenses.  Each country will have some rules and limitations on what can be reimbursed tax-free, and which items will be considered to be a taxable benefit to the employee. India has its own set of travel reimbursement rules…


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  • Paternity Leave in Australia: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    When an employee has a new child, many countries will offer statutory leave and payments to one or both of the new parents.  Maternity leave for the mother is the benefit most familiar to employers, but there may also be a paternity leave entitlement for the father or partner of the mother.  Paid leave may…


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  • Hiring Remote Workers in India: A Guide for UK Employers

    For a UK Employer, there are many advantages to hiring an employee based in India. The talent pool is large to choose from, and in business culture, English is the main language used. There are, however, differences in culture that are important to know when developing a business relationship. Knowing these differences can enhance the…


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  • A Guide to Holiday Leave Entitlements in the Netherlands

    Holiday leave is an essential benefit, especially for EU-based employees where a full month off in the summer is common and expected.  This could come as a surprise to employers in countries like the US, who now have to plan around this statutory entitlement. The Netherlands is no exception and does have generous leave entitlement,…


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