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How to Establish an Offshore Shared Service Centre

Global payroll has joined the growing trend of moving into shared service centres (SSC) in locations that have a lower cost structure. Take these steps when looking at an offshore SSC and make sure it’s the correct business model for your company.

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Meet Michael Francis, Director of Global Payroll at SBA Communications—Part 1

Read about Francis' take on the evolution of the global payroll function, the challenges for companies starting their global expansion, and the differences in urgencies between global payroll and U.S. domestic payroll.

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What You Need to Know About Payroll in Panama

Learn about the employment relationships regulated by the Constitution of the Republic of Panama and the Labor Code, what payroll taxes are applicable in the country, and how foreign employees can obtain a visa.

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What You Need to Know About Payroll in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a highly developed territory and ranks fourth on the UN Human Development Index. Find out when an employee’s severance pay is mandatory, how sick pay works, and why a local sponsor is necessary for an employment visa.

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Meet Bevan Carr, Chief Financial Officer and Founding Shareholder of the Employ Africa Group

See why Carr thinks expanding into Africa may be difficult for companies coming from more advanced economies; why hiscompany has a single trusted partner in each country; and why business in Africa is not for the faint of heart.



Find Tech Innovation at Next Payroll Solutions Showcase

Discover the future of pay at the 3rd Annual Payroll Solutions Showcase (PSS), 2-3 March. PSS is a free, virtual event geared to U.S. and global payroll industry service providers and companies with payroll and HR technology needs.



Leave of Absence Series—Part 1: From an Employee's Perspective

In this four-part series, consider an employee’s leave of absence from different perspectives. What is the difference between leave of absence and time off, and how can companies support employees during the leave period.



Adding New Countries to Your Global Payroll

Payroll technology varies widely from country to country, depending on the requirements for each region.

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What to Know About Payroll in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic (DR) is the eastern part of the island of Hispaniola, which sits in the Caribbean within the North American continent.



The Importance of Data Science, Analytics in Global Payroll

Effective management relies on the correct and timely application of knowledge to prevent errors, fix mistakes, and seize opportunities.



Multiple Regulatory Changes Impacted Global Payroll in Poland

Poland is a widely diversified economy with robust investment opportunities.



Make Forming High Performing Global Payroll Teams a Priority

Building and developing high performing payroll teams should be a priority at multinational companies.

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Meet Danny Schulz, CPP, Senior Manager of Payroll, Systems, Taxes at Kohler, Co.

See why Schulz enjoys discussing the emerging opportunities within the payroll profession and why empathy is a crucial quality to have as a leader.
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