A new initiative in Singapore gives employers a framework for offering benefits such as flexible schedules and telecommuting. It's part of a global push for work-life balance, and Singapore authorities believe the initative will improve employee retention rates, productivity and engagement.
One of our site's most frequently visited pages is an overview of managing employee travel expenses in Germany. This post is a follow-up that addresses the reimbursement of meals in Germany, a common area of concern.
Martijn Tel of SiriusDecisions tells us why companies can make international expansion as hard or as easy as they want.
A fast-approaching change in US GAAP rules will alter the way companies must recognize revenue from customer contracts. The change provides a global rather than industry-specific framework, using a principles-based approach more aligned with International Financial Reporting Standards.
This month the UK Government issued a white paper laying out its proposals for a new customs landscape after Brexit.
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation will take effect May 25, 2018. It provides significant privacy protections and has massive implications for multinationals that process the data of European citizens.
A new US tax proposal calls for significant changes in the way multinational companies are taxed, including a 20 percent corporate tax rate. Here are some important features for US-based multinationals and foreign companies operating in the US.
In just three days, a new UK law will go into effect that makes it easier for regulatory authorities to directly prosecute companies that fail to prevent tax evasion.
Mergers and acquisitions are not all about numbers — they’re just as much about people. Integration of employees and proper blending of company cultures are critical to success, and outstanding communication is the key.
The French government has announced reforms to make the country’s labor system more employer-friendly. The reforms will ease the process of hiring and firing employees and should lower unemployment and induce foreign investment.
M&A deals can be challenging when you acquire employees in another country. Workers outside the US often have significant legal protections, and companies considering a deal must understand their employer obligations to create accurate budget forecasts and avoid litigation.
India has a $2 trillion dollar economy that's growing. But monsoons continue to have outsized effects on year-to-year growth, affecting everything from inflation to foreign investment.