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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Global Payroll Compliance is the Most Important Factor When Choosing Provider
IRIS FMP Global’s recent survey, in collaboration with GPMI, asked global HR and payroll experts what their considerations were when choosing a payroll provider. With increasingly multinational workforces and the current global economy, we set out to understand the needs of the market across multiple countries, business sizes and industries.
Shadow Payroll & Expatriation: Here’s What You Need to Know
For companies operating in multiple countries, it’s important to be aware of the HR and payroll implications of expatriation. Sending employees abroad to work, whether it’s temporary or for the foreseeable future, may seem like an obvious solution to a problem. However, employees working abroad can present a whole host of new issues. Read on […]
The Benefits of a Four Day Work Week
The four day work week has the potential to revolutionise the American workplace in the biggest change since the 1920s. Read our article to learn more.
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.
What’s the Difference Between PTO, Vacation and Sick Leave?
PTO Policies are becoming more popular amongst employers. But how can you ensure it is fairly paid? And is PTO better than vacation and sick leave? Read here.
7 Benefits of a Work Life Balance for Employers & Employees
Helping keep professional and personal lives in harmony will pay dividends down the line. Explore the 7 benefits for employers and employees alike.
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).
What is FUTA Tax? | A Guide to the Federal Unemployment Tax Act
FUTA, or the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, is a policy designed to help states pay unemployment benefits to those whose work contracts have been terminated. But this is only applicable if workers have not been dismissed for gross misconduct. There are several questions surrounding compliance matters and the various responsibilities of the employer regarding FUTA […]
What is Off Payroll Working?
Off payroll working in the private sector can be confusing to understand, but it’s vital to do so if you are a contractor, or you procure the services of a contractor/similar intermediary at your company. As a HMRC policy, off-payroll working rules (also known as IR35) are frequently updated, and some changes will be implemented […]
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.