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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 remote employees. 

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About Shield GEO

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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I’m very happy with your service and the process. We would have been totally lost without the help and assistance from Shield GEO.

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  • Velocity Global acquires Shield GEO in second growth transaction this year

    Company continues to scale leading global work platform Follows acquisition of iWorkGlobal in April Combined company serves more than 1,000 brands and over 7,000 supported employees this year DENVER, July 13, 2021 — Velocity Global continues to scale its leading global work platform with the acquisition of Shield GEO, an established global Employer of Record…


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  • Hiring Remote Workers in Canada: A Guide for US Companies

    US companies are beginning to look abroad for top talent, who can be hired as remote workers in their own country.  Given that remote work is gaining traction in the US, it is a natural step to look across borders and one of the closest countries to hire remote workers is just to the north…


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  • Work Injury Compensation Act in Singapore: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Many countries have laws that compensate employees for injuries or illness sustained while working.  These are statutory rights that don’t usually need to be filed with a court, and are handled by an administrative body.  The purpose of these compensation rights is to place the responsibility for workplace injuries on the employer, regardless of fault….


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  • Maternity Leave in the UK: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Employees that are expecting a new child will want to take time away from work, and most countries provide some type of maternity leave for mothers and paternity leave for fathers.  The statutory leave entitlements and payment will vary between countries, and employers are always free to offer more leave than legally required. The UK…


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  • Paternity Leave in Singapore: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Most employers are familiar with maternity leave for new mothers, but perhaps don’t realize that many countries also offer paternity leave for the father.  Paternity leave as a benefit may be statutory, by company policy, or both.  The reason behind paternity leave is the recognition that it is equally important for a new father to…


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  • Ageism in the Workplace: How to Identify and Address Ageism in Your Company

    By nature, our world is incredibly diverse. Our communities are full of people with different backgrounds, ethnicities, physical and mental abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, income levels, body shapes and religious beliefs. We speak different languages, use different communication styles, hold different opinions and core motivations. And while at times these differences can be a…


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  • Mandatory Employee Benefits in Canada: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Employing workers in a foreign country requires companies to learn and comply with a whole new set of employment and labor entitlements.  Some of these may be more or less generous than in your own country, so you might need to adjust your internal policies to meet the standards.  Canada has a reasonable benefit structure,…


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  • Vacation and Holiday Leave in the Philippines

    Vacation and holiday leave are important to employees for spending time with family and friends, or to just relax with a day off.  This is especially true in the Philippines where family life is at the center of the culture, and the shared time is highly valued. But the statutory leave entitlements are not that…


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  • Terminations in Sweden: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Similar to most European countries, Sweden does not have an ‘at will’ employment policy, and all terminations will need to follow statutory requirements.  The Employment Protection Act details all notice and termination rules, applicable to any non-managerial employee.  This guide will cover the allowed justifications for termination and the notice process to both the employee…


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  • How to Create an Internal Communication Guide to Save Time and Improve Teamwork

    Have you ever been waiting on an email response only to see your colleague actively commenting on Slack threads or sending you unrelated instant messages? What about receiving a request to complete a task without any details or specifics resulting in back and forth communication that could have all been covered in an original brief?…


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