International HR Services & Consulting

We Cover All Things HR to Make Your International Expansion Successful

Looking to expand overseas? With in-country experts across 135 countries, IRIS FMP provides expert international HR services and consultancy to businesses of all sizes, helping you make the very most of the global market.

Trusted global HR management & consultancy.

We help businesses of all sizes achieve their international expansion goals.

Making global HR simple.

Expanding overseas poses many risks if not managed correctly. From country-compliant employment contracts to compliance with regional laws and expectations, ensuring full compliance in global HR is vital.

f you don’t undertake compliant HR when expanding globally, you’re at serious risk of:

  • Expensive fines and tax penalties
  • Costly and lengthy lawsuits
  • Reputational damage
  • Devaluation of your business and its stocks
  • Closure of your overseas business

Eliminate Risk. Make It Simple. Do It Your Way

From language barriers to compliance, managing HR is no easy task when taking your business overseas.

That’s where our global HR offering comes in. Whether it’s our pay-as-you go HR consultancy service or fixed HR service, discover how we can help your business.

Our global HR management & consultancy options

Thanks to our international expertise and breadth of far-reaching local specialists, we’ll save you time, money and effort with a complete, scalable HR solution that grows with you as you expand into new territories. Discover our two options for international HR support: flexible pay-as-you go consultancy or a fixed solution through pre-paid consultancy.

Pay As You Go HR Consultancy

The fully-flexible option

Looking for valuable guidance without fixed, ongoing support? IRIS FMP offers a pay-as-you-go option through our consultancy solution.

Pre-Paid Consultancy

The fully fixed option

For complete multi-country HR support whenever you need it, IRIS FMP offers a fixed, consultancy service package. Based on the number of employees you have per country, discover a service tailored to your individual needs.

Our international HR services

From compliance with local laws to building and utilizing new cultural knowledge, we’ll help accelerate your business’ success overseas. Discover the range of services that help us to do just that.

HR employment law & compliance.

Ensuring you are fully compliant will be a priority for your business expanding overseas, but it can be challenging to know where to begin. That’s where we come in. Discover how we help you stay fully compliant in 135 countries.


  • Employment Rights
  • Employer Obligations
  • Compliance Check
  • HR Policies
  • Offer Letters
  • Employment Contracts
  • New Hire Induction.


  • Probation Management
  • HR Casework
  • Employee Engagement
  • Training & Development
  • Performance & Absence Mgmt.


  • Resignation
  • Redundancy
  • Performance Dismissal
  • Disciplinary Dismissal 
  • RIF (Reduction in Force) 
  • Staff transfers to subsidiaries 

Onboarding, ongoing & offboarding

Managing your employees overseas shouldn’t just stop after onboarding. From employment contracts to redundancy, discover how IRIS FMP manages onboarding, offboarding, and everything in between.

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Compensation & benefits.

Hitting the basic requirements of international expansion is just the start. Acknowledging high performance is key to workforce retention and ultimately, business success. Discover how we can help you manage it today.


  • Expat & domestic employee compensation & benefits strategy
  • Execution design options.


  • Pay equity
  • Total reward systems
  • Benefits & rewards benchmarking
  • Pension Funds
  • Healthcare Packages
  • Management of the application and implementation of these programs.


  • Ongoing management
  • Renewals
  • Product suitability
  • On & Offboarding.
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Global mobility & immigration.

From expatriate management to relocation support, IRIS FMP will help you navigate through the challenges global mobility and immigration throw your way.

Expatriate Management

  • Practical & personal support: before, during and after repatriation
  • Home & Host Country Taxation.
  • Strategic and legal risk management
  • Finance and cost

Immigration Services

  • Immigration costs
  • Documentation & applications
  • Passports
  • Visas
  • Work permits.
  • Family considerations, including schooling and pets
  • Medical care and insurance

Relocation Support

  • COLA Analysis
  • Relocation policy creation and benchmarking
  • Property and housing services
  • Language and cross-cultural training.
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Strategic M&A Consulting.

Manage mergers and acquisitions across the globe without a hitch. With the expert advice of our in-country teams here at IRIS FMP, discover how we can help you manage your global move.


  • International expansion strategies
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Carve Outs
  • Divestures
  • Spin Offs
  • IPOs.


  • Terms & Conditions due diligence
  • Terms & Conditions migration
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Compliance audits.

Other Considerations

  • Culture Matching
  • Change Management
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • Staff Retention.
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Why choose IRIS FMP as your global HR company?

We offer a complete global HR service and consultancy solution. This means that you have access to multi-country HR support whenever you need it.

Simplified, Accelerated People Performance

Seamlessly, compliantly onboarding your organization and people to rapidly unlock your talent investment by reducing their time to value.

Trusted Excellence in Global HR & Benefits

We take the complexity away from local HR& benefits, ensuring your growing global workforce receive the guidance they need.

Global Expertise, ​ Local Knowledge

Our qualified & experienced global HR specialists work in partnership with ​you to maximize your global workforce’s full potential.

Solutions That Flex ​With Your Growth

Flexible people-led pay & HR solutions supporting you across the employee & ​ global expansion lifecycle​.

Industry-recognised Awards & Accreditations

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Operating in 135 countries worldwide.

Our global expertise spans 135 countries worldwide. Discover more about the countries we serve.

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Combined International HR and Payroll Services

67% of global payroll & HR professionals see the benefit in outsourcing payroll, benefits, payments & HR to one single global payroll & HR provider.

IRIS FMP will ensure your payroll and HR remain unified, even on a global scale.

Local knowledge, one single point of contact.

Our in-country, local experts are made up of HR, payroll, legal and immigration specialists who will work tirelessly to ensure that your business remains compliant at all times.

Meanwhile, you have one singular point of contact to provide you with the advice and support you need, when you need it.

Our global HR management & consultancy options.

Discover our three options for international payroll support – from pay as you go to ongoing, all-inclusive consultancy (complete solution).

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Pay as you go HR consultancy

Not looking for ongoing support? IRIS FMP offers a pay-as-you-go service for specific, individual HR projects. We’ll give you an estimate of time and costs associated with the project prior to proceeding.

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Pre-paid HR consultancy

If you would prefer to pre-purchase a block of consulting time for when you need it most, we can organize this. We can offer a blended hourly rate which allows you to roll over any unused time.

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All-inclusive HR package

For complete multi-country HR support whenever you need it, we offer an all-inclusive HR package which is based on the number of employees you have per country.

All-inclusive HR – working as an extension of your team.

Feel safe in the knowledge that your business is protected, no matter where your employees are based. With our all-inclusive HR service, you simply pay a single monthly fee for up to ten employees per country. If you have an in-country presence of more than 10 employees, let us know.

For more information on all-inclusive global HR, download our all-inclusive brochure:

The service includes:

  • In-country HR compliance audits
  • Locally compliant employment contracts
  • Employment performance management
  • Termination of employment & offboarding
  • Preparation & issue of agreed HR policies & procedures
  • General advice & consultancy
  • Immigration & International Assignment
  • Cost of Living Allowance calculations
  • Employee benefits program review & ongoing administration
  • Global mobility guidance
  • New hire onboarding

Download our global HR management brochure.

Multi-country HR advice at your fingertips. Download our brochure to discover more about the international HR support services we offer.

A trusted market leader in global HR consulting & services. 

Discover why businesses choose IRIS FMP to support their global expansion.


Happy customers from all industry sectors all across the globe


Countries where we can deliver ‘in-country’ payroll & HR services


Or 90% of the global workforce covered by our payroll & HR solutions ​


in global payment disbursements paid per annum by IRIS ​


Over four decades of helping customers grow with our payroll & HR solutions​

Discover an integrated HR and payroll solution

Whether it’s navigating currencies, different languages, or legislative compliance, international expansion brings many challenges.

By covering every stress point with the expertise of both HR and payroll in-country experts, you can experience true peace of mind afforded by a holistic solution.

Operating in 135 countries worldwide, we’ll help you reach your expansion goals overseas with our multi-country payroll services, alongside global HR services.

Our combined payroll services include:

  • Payroll onboarding & offboarding,
  • Secure payroll processing & calculation,
  • International payments,
  • End of year statutory reporting,
  • …and more.

More than international HR support.

At IRIS FMP, we provide a complete global solution. We’ll have you make the most out of your international expansion and accelerate your success in no time.

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Payroll Onboarding
Payroll Processing & Calculation
Request & Receipt of Funds
Employee & Local Authority Payments
End of Year Statutory Reporting
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Benefits Sourcing
Benefits Management
Pension Management
Supplementary Benefits & Benchmarking
(Most Popular Choice)
Compliant Contracts & Policies
Employee Onboarding & Compliance
Employee Offboarding
HR Advice & Support
HR Software
HR Administration

It’s important for us to work with a team that really understands French payroll, tax and government legislation, and FMP does. They take our needs as a client seriously and fulfil them.

Yvonne Davit, Payroll Administrator at Hootsuite

I cannot say enough positives about our experience with FMP. Everyone prioritises providing the highest level of customer service… We could not have chosen a better business partner for our needs

Pat Pucci, Human Resources Director, Maritz Global Events

“We soon noticed the benefits of having the different payrolls under one bureau; we could use the same format to submit changes to all of them… We have experts on-hand to deal with any queries that come up, and they run our payrolls efficiently and correctly every month.” 

Sarah Clarke, Payroll Manager at Westcoast Limited

“We have one Account Manager to deal with, rather than having a different one for each location. The Account Manager is always very helpful & all communication is in English.”

Leonie Lennon Senior Payroll & Benefits Administrator

“We love that IRIS is fully managed, it requires minimal work from us, everything is so effortless and seamless! It’s saved us so much time not having to learn and look into how to manage international payroll, everything is handled for us.”

Naomi Van EA and Office Manager Up Learn

“FMP is very easy to do business with and responds to emails on a timely bases. Very willing to answer any questions and concerns we have concerning payroll and reports”

Kim Adrian Sr. Payroll Specialist RF-SMART

Speak to our global HR experts today.

For more information on our global HR services, speak to us today and discover how we can enhance your global expansion.