The talent tug-of-war has put employee wellness under the spotlight, pushing many employers to embrace a hybrid work model or risk losing their top performers. [...] Read more
The Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) is a common instrument. Influenced by inflation (in the home and the host country and factoring in the exchange rate), it aims to ensure employees have the same purchasing power in their host country as they’d have had in their home country. [...] Read more
New ruling by German labour court: Tax equalisation no longer allowed when collective work agreements apply
To ensure employees do not have to bear higher taxes when working abroad, employers often apply the tax equalisation (TEQ) method. [...] Read more
Are we all headed back to the office or does remote and hybrid work still have a place in the post-pandemic world?
If you’ve been following the ongoing debate about the future of work, you’ll remember the big promises and bold statements during the early days of the pandemic. [...] Read more
Pay equity – how can organisations bridge the gap between local and expat pay AND keep everyone happy?
Pay equity continues to be a focus topic for many organisations, with the question of the pay gap between international and local staff a long-standing, and sensitive, subject. [...] Read more
Effective 10 May 2023, there are relaxed hiring requirements for Spanish employers who want to recruit highly skilled professionals from outside the EU. [...] Read more
As of July 1, 2023, a new multilateral framework agreement (MFA) on the application of Regulation (EC) 883/04 will pave the way to post-pandemic cross-border teleworking in the EU. [...] Read more
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Immigration South Africa: documentation waiver simplifies temporary and permanent residence visa applications
Good news for South African employers! Temporary and permanent residence visa applications for foreign employees have been simplified following the recent directive issued by the South African Department of Home Affairs. [...] Read more
Dubai's strong economy, tax-free status and low crime rate make it an attractive location for many British expatriates. But if you are considering moving there, you should know that daily life in the City of Gold might not be what you’d expect. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a list of things you should know before your move to Dubai from the UK. [...] Read more
Effective 1 February 2023, it’s now easier for Swiss companies to recruit highly skilled non-EEA nationals for occupations on the skills shortage list. [...] Read more