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Establishing a global entity can be time-consuming, confusing and a drain on resources. Shield GEO makes international employment simple. 

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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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  • A Guide for Reimbursing Travel Expenses in the Netherlands

    Certain employee positions will require business-related travel, and employers will typically pay or reimburse those expenses.  While that is a fair practice, every country has its own rules on how to reimburse, document, and calculate allowable travel expenses.  The issue is that some expenses could have a mixed personal/business use, and may be a taxable…


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  • A Day in the Life of an Expat Isolating in Spain: Meet Karla from Shield GEO

    We’re lucky enough to work alongside brilliant, talented, and diverse people at Shield, and we want to help you get to know them. Through our profile series, “A Day in the Life”, we showcase what’s important to our teammates and how they choose to structure their days to prioritize that.  This month we’re profiling Karla…


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  • An Employer’s Guide to Annual Leave Entitlements in Japan

    If you are employing in Japan you will find an unusual situation when it comes to annual leave.  Many western nations grant generous leave that employees are eager to take, such as in Europe where 30 days of annual leave is commonly offered.  But in Japan the work culture is such that employees are actually…


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  • Mileage Reimbursement in Italy: A Guide for Overseas Employers

    Employees that need to travel by vehicle for work purposes will expect some type of reimbursement for those expenses, and each country treats that differently, either as a fringe benefit or a tax-free business expense.  Because it is an easy expense policy to misuse, tax authorities will impose certain restrictions on reimbursement. If you have…


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  • A Day in the Life of an Aspiring ‘Stage Mom’ Juggling Full-Time Work: Meet Kim from Shield GEO

    We regularly profile our Shield teammates to help you get to know the wonderful people working tirelessly behind the scenes. As a global company made up of incredibly diverse individuals, we love showcasing both the unique qualities that make up our team and the similarities that bring us together.  This month, we’re profiling Kim Luy,…


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  • An Employee’s Perspective on Compensation: How to Attract and Retain Remote Talent

    Setting compensation is something every employer has to consider and the decisions they make ultimately affect everyone they will go on to hire. This makes deciding how to approach compensation complicated no matter the makeup of your team, but with more companies embracing remote-friendly policies and expanding their hiring pool internationally, the layers of complexity…


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  • Remote Workers Weigh In: How do you take advantage of flexible working hours?

    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.  I’ve always had an interesting relationship with flexibility. On the one hand, I find it absolutely necessary…


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  • What is Transition Pay (transitievergoeding) in the Netherlands?

    When an employment relationship ends, many countries do impose statutory payments to employees, that employers are obligated to pay.  Companies that are in pro-employer labor policy countries may be surprised to find out how generous these end of service payments can be. It is important to understand fully the nature and calculation of mandatory payments…


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  • How does Brexit impact UK nationals employed in Europe?

    At the end of 2020, the European Union and United Kingdom finalized Brexit, where the UK formally left the EU, to once again become an independent nation.  Naturally, this affects many levels of business and personal life for both EU and UK citizens, who had enjoyed many years of open borders and free trade. As…


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  • How to Train Your Remote Employees: A Guide for Remote Managers

    As a growing company, there inevitably comes a time when you have to bring someone new onto the team. No matter how much experience this person has in their field, there’s always a learning curve when it comes to a new role. Whether it’s merely learning about internal policies or a whole new program —…


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