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Exempt vs Non-Exempt Employees: How to Classify Your Employees

Employers must be clear on their exempt and non-exempt employees as this greatly changes the benefits, compensation and regulations around their working hours. Failure to comply can result in hefty penalties, and similar consequences from the Fair Labour Standards Authority (FLSA).

24 November 2022
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Single Trigger vs Double Trigger Vesting Acceleration and Its Impact on Employee Retention

During a merger or acquisition (M&A), the exact moment a deal is agreed and confirmed can be an exciting, albeit challenging time, especially for those involved in overseeing the delivery of a M&A. At the point of sale, if laid out contractually, eligible employees may receive an accelerated pay-out of stocks or shares in a […]

2 November 2022
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What is a PEO? A Guide to Co-employment

A PEO is a professional employer organization, an HR and payroll outsourcing service in employee management tasks. Discover how they can help, or hinder, your global expansion.

23 September 2022
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Payroll in APAC (Asia Pacific): A Handbook

APAC is an area with exciting prospects presented from business hubs such as Hong Kong and Tokyo, this is an area to consider expansion into. Discover how payroll works in this area.

31 August 2022
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A Guide to Hong Kong’s MPF & Employer Responsibilities

Hong Kong’s MPF, or Mandatory Provident Fund, is a government retirement scheme for working individuals. Discover your responsibilities as an employer.

8 July 2022
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The Benefits & Challenges of Globalization

The benefits and challenges of globalization will need to be understood by businesses looking to take advantage of foreign markets. To find out more, read here.

7 July 2022
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Why Employee Incentive Plans Fail (& How to Make them Work)

Is your employee invective plan failing? This might mean that your benefits are irrelevant, underwhelming, or uncompetitive. Find out how to plan incentives here.

19 June 2022
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What is the role of HR in Mergers and Acquisitions?

We delve into four HR elements to consider during your Mergers and Acquisitions, helping you harmonise and drive your people priorities.

6 June 2022
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What is Global Compensation?

A competitive global compensation scheme is imperative for attracting and retaining staff abroad. Find out about global compensation and how to be competitive.

23 May 2022
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What is a Divestiture and What Are Your “People Priorities”?

People matter in driving divested assets to reach full potential. Here, we breakdown the divestiture process (in steps) and how this impacts your employees…

9 May 2022
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Time & Attendance Policies for Exempt Employees: Common Issues and How to Prevent Them

When an employee is exempt, time and attendance can create issues. Read here to discover insights on how to manage time and attendance policies, and any issues.

22 April 2022
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The international approach to employee handbooks

To help you move forward with confidence, we’ve outlined a few key considerations you need to make regarding employee handbooks.

5 April 2022
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What is Global Payroll & How Does it Work?

Global payroll defines how employees are paid overseas. If you want to know more about what it is and how global payroll works, our experts cover the basics…

29 March 2022
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Spin-Offs vs IPOs: What’s the Difference?

The subtle differences between a spin-off and IPO defines the outcomes after a company goes public. This touches on areas like employment, too. Read here…

7 March 2022
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Global Merger and Acquisitions Deals in Southeast Asia

Merger and Acquisition (M&A) deal-making has competed with globally disruptive events. M&A deals in Southeast Asia have seen exponential growth. Find out more.

27 February 2022
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Navigating the Complexities of Restructuring and Redundancies in M&As

During merger and acquisition, restructuring and redundancy is a common outcome. We explore the processes and some of the key considerations for employers.

8 February 2022
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An Employer’s Guide to Expatriate & Compensation Benefits

We explain everything you need to know about expatriate benefits and compensation and putting together a competitive expat package for international staff.

19 January 2022
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Expat vs Immigrant vs Migrant: What Are The Differences?

What makes someone an expat? And what is the difference between an immigrant and an expat? Discover the many meaningful definitions behind the global workforce.

2 January 2022
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How To Hire Overseas Employees + Checklist

Hiring employees overseas and hatching international expansion plans is no small feat. Use our international hiring checklist when recruiting overseas employees.

28 December 2021
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Continuity of Employee Benefits When Changes Are Afoot

During a merger or acquisition, the continuity of employee benefits is important. Find out about best practice, ensuring success during this process of change.

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