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

Lorraine Logan – Gardner Denver

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  • Remote Workers Weigh In: What Do You Really Wear When Working From Home?

    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.  Like many of my peers working in somewhat ‘creative’ roles, I’ve never worked in an extremely corporate…


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  • A Guide to Payroll Contributions in Canada

    Running payroll in Canada will mean making various contributions in payroll by both employer and employee, and those may be quite different than in your home country.  In addition, the rates of contribution can change frequently, and can even vary between Canadian provinces. Here is a summary of the two primary payroll contributions, and how…


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  • Your Company’s Retreat is Cancelled — Now What?

    In March 2020, the Shield team watched (alongside the rest of the world) as countries began shutting down borders, initiating quarantine orders and calling back overseas travellers.  With our annual retreat set to take place the following month in tropical Bali, it became quite clear we’d have to postpone and eventually cancel.  Similar stories have…


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  • Hiring Remote Workers in the UK: A Guide for US Employers

    Expanding your business internationally and hiring employees in new countries is an exciting step in your business journey. While you’ll likely be researching the new market to understand their spending interest in your product, it’s equally necessary to familiarise yourself with the local culture, business practices, and any differences in operation.  It’s important to acknowledge…


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  • How to Pay Your Foreign Employees: A Guide for US Employers

    US employers that are either expanding abroad or hiring remote employees will be entering an entirely new context of foreign employment regulations.  Even the most experienced HR department will be challenged to prepare for the potentially vast differences from US labor laws.  This guide will address the basic questions a US employer will have before…


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  • A Day in the Life of a Mom Working From Home – Meet Yee-Min from Shield GEO

    In our ongoing day in the life series, each month we’ve profiled one of our team to showcase how they structure their days, where they choose to work from, and how a flexible approach to work improves their work-life balance.  We’ve seen how this allows working parents to structure their days around their children’s busy…


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  • Offering Shares to Overseas Employees: A Guide for Employers

    Companies that employ workers overseas will contend with meeting the host country’s employment laws, and that includes the way that employees are compensated.  While some forms of compensation are fairly standard such as salary, bonuses, health benefits and allowances, other types may have unique rules that could prevent their use by foreign employers, or tax…


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  • Start-ups: The path to 100m revenue through international expansion

    Executive Summary The rapid growth of the start-up ecosystem has dramatically changed the face of the traditional business landscape. Global venture capital investment surged from $52 billion in 2010 to $171 billion in 2017, a testimony to this shift. This report looks at the role of international expansion in the growth journey of start-ups. The…


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  • Terminations and Calculating Annual Leave Payout in Singapore

    When you terminate employees in Singapore, you will need to follow statutory rules on required notice periods, justifiable reasons to terminate and paying out unused leave.  These labor laws emphasize Singapore’s policy of protecting employee rights all the way through termination, whether or not it is amicable.  However, employers also have termination/payment rights, when warranted…


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

    When we decide to expand internationally and hire employees in other countries it’s important that we familiarise ourselves with the local culture, business practices and any differences in operation.  While international business relationships can clearly be beneficial to both parties and function harmoniously, it’s important to acknowledge the differing perspectives and not just assume you’ll…


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