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Send Employees on Assignment

When you’re asked to send an employee to a new country where you don’t have a legal entity, it can be overwhelming. Where do you start? How do you assess the risk of employing overseas? How can you sponsor your employee’s work permit? How much does it cost? How do you get your employee set up?

Sending an employee to a foreign location can be risky, expensive and time-consuming. In fact, risk management and containing costs are cited to be the two biggest challenges for mobility professionals managing international assignments.

When you use an Employer of Record solution to send an employee overseas, we do all the heavy lifting for you. You’ll be able to give your business the answers they need. Wouldn’t it be great to go back and tell your team that not only can you send your employee overseas quickly and easily, but you can also do it without setting up an entity – giving them all the costs and timelines upfront?

The Employer of Record solution would be handy if you’re trying to:

  • Sponsor your employee’s work permit and employ them compliantly in a country where you don’t have a legal entity
  • Continue employing your worker who may be leaving to a new country for business or personal reasons
Shield Geo Your Business
Select the employee and agree basic terms for their assignment (role, duration, salary)
Determine which visa or work permit your employee needs
Draft an employment contract that’s compliant with local regulations and supports your desired terms and conditions
Gather necessary documents, apply for and obtain a work permit for your employee
Have your employee registered for payroll in the host country
Book flights and accomodation for your employee
Ensure compliance with all host country regulations including employment, tax and payroll

Run monthly payroll administration, prepare payslips and deliver them to your employee

Spend just 15 minutes monthly consulting with your dedicated account manager to go over your employees’ payslips
Address any questions related to employment, payroll and tax, that you or your employee may have
Stay up to date on changes in host country legislation
Provide advice on performance management and help you terminate the employment easily if the need arises

How Does it Work?


An Employer of Record solution significantly reduces the administrative burden of sending an employee on an international assignment and allows you to focus on your business. We make international employment simple for our clients, and offer dedicated, professional support in 50+ countries.

Need to send an employee on an international assignment? Get in touch!