Payroll Lessons Learned During the Global Pandemic

Few functions within the business world have been as deeply impacted by the events of the last three years as global payroll.


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Plan, Do, Check, Act—Getting Global Payroll Right

Global payroll—much like domestic payroll—strives to deliver a payroll experience of the highest standards to its workforce.


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Embrace the Spirit of Innovation at the 41st Annual Payroll Congress

Global payroll professionals will gather in Denver for GPMI's and APA's Payroll Congress from 16-19 May. The 41st annual conference offers the tools to expand one's knowledge and career with insight from global payroll experts.


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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.
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International Payroll Delivery Models

Meet Eynat Guez, Co-Founder and CEO of Papaya Global

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