Category: Blog

In-house Global Payroll

Still relying on in-house global payroll?

Payroll fraud is the number one source of accounting fraud and employee theft, which happens in 27% of all businesses. In fact, occupational fraud—or fraud committed by an employee on an employer—causes more financial loss to organizations than those committed by third parties. Oftentimes, schemes committed by dishonest employees last…
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How to hire international employees

How to hire international employees

Figuring out how to hire international employees remotely is challenging, especially when you’re recruiting and interviewing with people who live in unfamiliar, international markets. With many cultural differences in resume style and work style to account for, extra care must be taken when assessing international candidates at a distance.In order…
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Bjorn Reynolds

Our most ambitious move yet

In my previous blog post, I shared my point of view on the Celergo acquisition by ADP. In short, I feel the acquisition was good for Safeguard Global but not so good for multinational companies in the market. They deserve faster, more creative innovation, and I just don’t see how that acquisition contributes.
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How to pay international employees

How to pay international employees

Whether expanding to new global markets, seeking to improve workforce efficiencies or casting a wider net in the talent pool, companies today are increasingly faced with the question of how to pay international employees. It’s a good problem to have, but the solution isn’t as simple as submitting a money…
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What is international PEO

What is international PEO?

If global expansion is on your radar, then you’ve likely come across something called international PEO as a potential avenue for adding employees in new locations around the world. Let’s get right to the point: Much of the information circulating about international PEO is mistaken.
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3 strategic considerations when planning multinational payroll

When a company’s growth strategy includes expanding into new countries, one of the most essential business functions to take into account is payroll. Because no matter where in the world an organization grows, employees must be paid—accurately, promptly and compliantly.Even if payroll is a well-oiled machine in U.S. operations, it’s…
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4 tips for sustaining GDPR compliance

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) went into effect in May 2018, and 10 months later, it’s a good time to revisit these sweeping changes.You may remember the buildup, and how most of the fanfare focused on the customer and vendor implications. But the legislation doesn’t just affect…
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payroll data and change management

Why data is key to payroll change management

Data already plays an integral role in shaping companies’ global growth strategies and informing business-critical decisions. So when it comes to weighing changes to payroll and HCM systems, data should be a key consideration—after all, payroll and HR yield as much or more data than any other area of business.But…
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Finding opportunity in challenges of the ever-changing world of HR compliance

If there’s one constant in HR Compliance as it relates to international business, it’s that regulations and legislation applicable today, will be different tomorrow.HR professionals prepared for these changes will be best positioned to transform them into opportunity. This begins with clear understanding of six key compliance issues companies face…
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