As we shift to a post-pandemic economy, many employers have announced plans to extend their work-from-home policies indefinitely. But there are several important decisions that need to be made before making the transition. This post describes some of the most important things multinationals need to consider before shifting to a long-term remote-work model.
The coronavirus is affecting the global economy in many ways, and the situation is constantly changing. Employers and their expat workers in particular must be mindful of the coronavirus and the ways in which state and local governments are responding.
Companies hire local talent in India, Poland, Malaysia and other popular target countries to save money and create efficiencies. This posts describes three popular offshoring models, including shared service centres, technology hubs and joint ventures. It also addresses some compliance-related concerns that apply to all three options.
A new Netherlands regulation affecting EU employers that send temporary workers to the country goes into effect March 1. It aligns with the updated EU Posted Worker directive, and other member states must soon introduce similar laws.
It's still not too late to prepare your organization for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit. This post provides a checklist of critical steps to take now to protect your organization.
The UK issued a position paper outlining proposals for allowing trade to continue between Ireland and Northern Ireland without erecting physical borders post-Brexit, but uncertainties remain.
Here are three points from Theresa May’s historic January 17, 2017 Brexit speech that US multinationals should know.
Tax authorities everywhere are intent on collecting taxes from foreign nationals working within their borders, and shadow payrolls have become an increasingly important way for multinationals to avoid paying fines. This post gives you an understanding of what shadow payrolls are and why they’re used. If you’re considering sending an employee abroad, understanding why shadow payrolls are important is a critical first step to lowering your company’s risks.
Brexit will have a profound impact on the UK. Years before it takes effect, it’s already influencing Britain’s socioeconomic, political and business climate. Here are five important developments you need to follow if you do business in the UK or with UK-based businesses.
Increasingly, US companies are sending employees on what amount to short international assignments, and they may not even know it. These may be formal short-term assignments with written agreements or could simply be “international commutes” involving occasional business trips to one or more countries.
Starting April 6, 2016, businesses operating in the UK will enjoy greater self-regulation when reporting employee expense reimbursements. UK employers must be wary, since the principles dictating what is reportable (and hence taxable) haven’t changed.
In an agreement announced between unions and employers, covered workers are now guaranteed 11 consecutive hours of uninterrupted time off — that is, time in which they can not only be out of the office but also free from the demands of work devices. Employers will be responsible for allowing employees to disconnect and for developing a means by which they can disconnect.