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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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  • A Day in the Life of a Remote Worker | Meet Gabby from Shield GEO

    From the beginning, Shield Geo has always embraced flexible working conditions. Initially, this was to support the frequent travelling and family commitments of our founders Tim Burgess and Duncan Macintosh, but as more employees came onboard flexibility remained. As a global company with a distributed team and varying commitments, personalities and working preferences, it’s important […]


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  • How Do You Terminate An Overseas Employee in India?

    When you hire employees overseas it is easy to overlook that there may be different rules for termination than in your home country.  This is especially true for US employers who are used to ‘at will’ employment, with no minimum statutory notice, justifiable cause or severance payments. In India, you will find highly detailed termination […]


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  • Looking to Hire an Employee in Australia?

    There are many things you will need to know before you hire in Australia but here are our top 3: Employment in Australia Employer and Employee Social Security in Australia The name for social security in Australia is superannuation (or ‘super’), and is simply money paid to workers for retirement in a super fund. In […]


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  • Organising a Company Retreat For Your Global Remote Team

    This April, our ShieldGeo team come together in Phuket for a five-day retreat. Our HR manager, Stella Huang, along with our founders, Tim Burgess and Duncan Macintosh, organised everything from flights and accommodation through to company awards handed out on the final night. The trip gave us valuable time to connect, enjoy shared experiences and […]


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  • International Expense Reimbursements: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Employee expenses are a necessary part of international business, such as air travel, lodging, meals, vehicle expenses and per diem allowances.  However, when you have employees overseas that are submitting expenses, you are going to be subject to local rules and laws on which expenses are permitted and any limits that may be in place. […]


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  • Tips for Remote Working On the Move: A Guide for Remote Workers

    So you’ve been given the green light to travel while maintaining your full-time job, here’s what you need to know to make it work. At ShieldGEO, we’re big fans of remote and flexible work. We allow all our employees to set their own hours, choose their ideal workspace (home office vs co-working space), and even […]


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  • A Day in the Life of Remote Working Parents Working From Home Together

    At ShieldGEO, we’re incredibly passionate about offering our employees flexible working conditions. Everyone has to work, but we don’t believe work has to be something you dread. By choosing their hours and preferred work environment, we believe our employees can have more autonomy over their day-to-day schedules resulting in a more balanced lifestyle. To showcase […]


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  • Should You Pay Your Overseas Employee a US Salary?

    What Should You Pay Your International Employees Popular Approaches to International PayHow do Companies Determine International Employee Remuneration?Ethical Considerations for International Remuneration ApproachesNet, Gross and RBP of Salary Averages Around the WorldThe Effect of Global Salary on Local Economy As ongoing advocates for remote work and global mobility, we see a slew of opportunities and […]


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  • Hiring Your First Employee in Japan

    There are many things you need to know before you hire your first employee in Japan, but here are our top 3: Employment in Japan Employer and Employee Social Security in Japan A pension insurance payment is deducted from payroll. The employee and employer pay an equal share of 17.8% of the monthly salary. Tax […]


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  • Tips For Communicating With Your Overseas Employees: Insights From An International Business Expert

    Globalisation and high-speed internet have opened up our communication channels to almost every country and culture on the planet. As business’ enter more emerging markets and teams diversify both in-country and with remote workers internationally, cross-cultural communication is increasingly part of our daily work day. With this in mind, we chatted to Dr. Dan Caprar, […]


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