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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 But has an 8-hour workday become an outdated concept in the modern digital age?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.

Managing Employees on Leave of Absence

Leave for employees is often minimal and un-regulated. We cover the requirements for leave and how you can create a policy of leave.

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).

A Guide to Forgivable Loans for Small Businesses in 2021

Forgivable business loans, as part of the Paycheck Protection Program, supported small businesses throughout 2020. Read our guide to its return in 2021 here.

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 among the top spots of the world’s […]

Which Country Has The Best Paternity Leave?

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 are known to lead the way when it comes to paternity leave, offering parents […]

IRIS FMP Coronavirus Statement

As a valued member of the IRIS FMP 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 infected. We hope you are safe, well and […]