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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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    The passage of Brexit posed a number of new challenges for UK companies, including what to do about EU citizen employees.  By leaving the EU, the UK removed the ‘right to movement’ and visa free travel for any EU nationals.  However, any employees already living and working in the UK prior to December 31, 2020,…


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  • How is Permanent Establishment Triggered?

    Permanent establishment (PE) should be on the radar of any company planning an expansion or significant business activity in a foreign country. Simply, PE is what gives a country the right to tax any corporate revenues created within their borders, based on a sufficient and continual business presence. While that may seem reasonable, the challenge…


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  • Hiring Independent Contractors vs Employees: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Multinational companies with business activity in foreign markets need to assess how to efficiently hire and manage staff in other jurisdictions.  For companies that are considering outsourcing the employment of these foreign workers, there are two primary choices available: hiring independent contractors or hiring employees administered by a GEO.  Each has advantages and disadvantages that…


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  • Workplace Pension in Sweden:  A Guide for International Companies

    Hiring employees abroad has many advantages, and can expand your access to global talent in specialized roles.  But when you hire a remote employee in their own country they will expect to have the same entitlements and benefits as other residents. Pensions are an essential benefit for most employees, as a pension will offer security…


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  • Termination Processes in Germany

    Companies that operate under ‘at will’ labor policies may be surprised to find that many countries enforce strict termination rules for employees.  Germany protects employees’ rights by defining the conditions for termination, notice periods, and when there is protection from termination. This guide will outline the basic termination and notice rules so that you can…


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  • The Benefits of Hiring a Globally Diverse Team

    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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  • How to Continue Employing Staff in Singapore After Closing Your Entity

    Companies with an overseas branch or subsidiary face some difficult decisions if they need to close down the entity at some point.  Among those is how to continue employing staff for ongoing operations or remote work.  With a local entity, the company was likely running payroll on their own, but that will no longer be…


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  • Paternity Leave in Japan: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Each country approaches employee benefits and entitlements differently, depending on how involved the government is in setting statutory minimums.  Employee leave periods away from work vary considerably between countries, and that includes paternity leave. In general, paternity leave is time off for the father following the birth of their child, and in Japan the leave…


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  • A Quick Guide to Closing Down a Foreign Subsidiary

    When a multinational company sets up a subsidiary or branch office in a foreign country, they are expanding to meet business goals, but might not anticipate the steps required if they need to close the branch. Not every foreign venture succeeds, therefore closing a subsidiary abroad should be considered as one possible outcome in researching…


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  • 13th Month Pay in the Philippines: A Guide for Employers

    Depending on the economic and business policies in each country, there may be additional employee entitlements and bonuses that are required which may be unfamiliar to you.  One of those is what is known as ‘13th month pay’, where employees receive an extra month of salary as though there were 13 months in the calendar…


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