How to ‘Marie Kondo’ the Workplace

When Marie Kondo’s Netflix show first aired, it did not take long to grow in popularity. Today, it’s inspired people of all walks of life to re-examine their living space and their workspace, and find ways to improve it to help create contentment. Find out more about Marie Ko ...
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Countries with the Best Sick Leave

In the US, there is no federal law that says employees are entitled to paid sick leave. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic this has been a considerable source of controversy, as there have been many cases of employees being forced to choose between isolating and continuing t ...
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Why Danes Appreciate the High Danish Income Tax Rate

Among many things, Denmark is known for being an expensive country in which its residents pay a high rate of income tax. However, it’s also known as being the home of some of the world’s happiest people. According to the UN’s annual World Happiness Report, Denmark is always a ...
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8 Best Countries to be Self-Employed

Self-employment has been steadily growing in popularity all over the world in recent years, and it’s predicted only to become more prevalent. In 2019, financial services company Payoneer carried out research to produce the Global Gig Economy Index, in which they asked more th ...
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Key Considerations for Belgian Payroll in 2020

  Immigration requirements include work and residence permits Work permits Every non-European Economic Area national who works in Belgium requires a work permit. As an employer, you must obtain the authorization to employ the employee before starting any work in Belgium. ...
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Paternity Leave All Over the World

Legislative parental leave across the globe ranges from a generous 156 weeks (three years) – to none at all. Paternity leave can cause particular concern, because so many countries still treat fathers considerably different to mothers in this respect. Scandinavian countries a ...
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FMP Global Coronavirus Statement

As a valued member of the FMP Global community, we appreciate the trust you place in us to make sure all your critical operational software and services continue. As the Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation continues to evolve, our thoughts go out to all who have been impacted or ...
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Guide to Sending Money Overseas

There are migrant workers all over the world who need to send money back home to their family and friends. This might be as a one-off, or it could be on a regular basis depending on individual circumstances. Learn about the various ways it’s possible to send money overseas. H ...
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Top Ten International payroll Issues 2020

Free ebook to help you prepare for the year ahead

It’s that time of year! Once again we’re bringing you our free Top Ten International Payroll Issues ebook, full of insight into what’s coming up in 2020. Underpreparing for the year ahead would be a big mistake. The legal, financial and reputational risks of failing to comply ...
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How To Manage Religious Holiday Entitlement

In today’s ever-increasing multicultural societies, awareness and understanding surrounding religious holidays is of the utmost importance. In thriving business centres across the world there are employees from all cultures and religious backgrounds, and it can be challenging ...
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Five Tips for Launching Your Global Expansion

Going global isn’t the exclusive reserve of big, established businesses. This is the 21st Century! We might not have flying cars, but we do have an accessible global network to easily and cost-effectively do global business. PayPal, Amazon and eBay are making global sou ...
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Global Payroll Complexity Index

Will your international expansion fail without help?

International expansion remains complex. So says a new Global payroll complexity report. The report, which has garnered the support of the industry trade association in the US, Canada, and the UK, has looked at the complexities shaping payroll in 2019. As expected, with the i ...
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