Blog - Global HR


What is an EOR and Why Use One?

Expanding to a new international market can feel overwhelming. For many countries, to do business and hire employees in a new market, you have to go through the bureaucracy and paperwork of establishing a legal entity. The process can be drawn out and complex, and that’s just to get your company started. Once you are […]

EOR vs PEO: Understand The Differences

When expanding into new global markets, an employer of record (EOR) and a professional employer organization (PEO) can help you find and manage talent. But which one is right for you, and what exactly do they do? Here is your chance to learn more about EOR vs PEO for your business to decide which is […]

Form 1099 for Foreign Contractors: The Need to Knows

In the United States, Form 1099 for foreign contractors is vital for reporting income paid to self-employed international contractors during the tax year and for avoiding severe financial penalties. Discover more.

Understanding the Foreign Worker Levy

The foreign worker levy is a fee imposed on employers by certain governments for hiring foreign employees from abroad or another country. Its primary aim is to promote the advancement of local workers over foreign talent. Read on.

Client Q&A: How To Manage The Global Expansion Of Your Workforce

Recently, we had the opportunity to interview Audra Bright, Senior Manager of HR and Internal Systems at Textile Exchange, about the successful global expansion of their workforce outside of the U.S. Read our Q&A to learn about the expansion strategy, challenges faced and how the business overcame them. Q1) What country did you first expand […]

A Guide to PILON and When to Use It

In the UK, PILON allows an employee’s contract to be terminated immediately without them working their notice period. But what is PILON and how does it work in the modern business world? Read on.

Embrace Managing a Global Workforce with Minimal Risk, Maximum Reward

In today’s interconnected world, traditional workforce management concepts are rapidly changing. Some might even argue they have all but evaporated. As technology advances and communication barriers diminish, companies increasingly are tapping into the global talent pool to fuel growth, expand reach, and cut costs. This paradigm shift, which began a decade ago but accelerated with […]

The Death of the Eight Hour Workday?

The 8-hour workday was invented in the 19th Century to prevent labor exploitation during the Industrial Revolution. But has an 8-hour workday become an outdated concept in the modern digital age? Find out.

The EU Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions Directive (2019/1152): What Do You Need to Know?

The European Union Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions Directive updates the employment rights of over 182 million workers in the EU. Find out what it means for you.

Paid Family & Medical Leave in Oregon and Colorado: What Do You Need to Know?

US businesses have had to introduce more flexibility in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With remote working, sickness and isolation thrown into the mix, it has since created a greater need for employment security, especially for employees. Since March 2020, legislators in the United States have introduced further regulations for companies regarding paid leave. As […]

EU Employment Law Changes in 2023

Both Europe and the EU are facing many employment law changes throughout 2023. Discover exactly what changes are expected and how this will impact US businesses operating, or planning to operate, overseas.

The Importance of Maintaining Confidentiality in International Payroll

Payroll confidentiality is vital for every business, but it’s much more than employees discussing their wages. Find out how cybercrime affects payroll. Read on.

Single Trigger vs Double Trigger Accelerated Vesting 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 […]

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.

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.

An Employer’s Guide to Expat Benefits & Compensation

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

Attracting top talent in a post-COVID world

Whether you’re attracting or retaining top talent, we’ve compiled factors you should consider to ensure you’re perceived as a desirable in a post-COVID world.

The Challenge with Expatriate Compensation – Assessing Your Reward Strategy

For almost every operation, a rewards strategy for expats is critical in attracting, retaining, and motivating your talent. Start developing yours today.

Is Your Business Taking Employee Wellbeing Seriously?

Find out what businesses across the world have been doing to take care of employee wellbeing in recent years, and what’s expected in coming years.