Introduction to Global Mobility and Globally remote working for Payroll

Introduction to Global Mobility and Globally remote working for Payroll

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Almost all international organisations need to manage global mobility and globally remote working. The area has become increasingly complex, with payroll being required to deal with a vast array of different types of worker from short-term business visitors and secondees through to frontier workers and globally remote workers. When trying to support the business and ensure compliance, knowing where to start can be very challenging. 

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at those Payroll & HR Professionals globally who want an introduction to global mobility and globally remote work for payroll. The course draws on international principles rather than the specific rules in any particular country and so is ideal for those who want to understand the key concepts and how these should be managed to reduce employer compliance risk globally. 

What will you achieve?

Our introductory course is designed to help you understand (i) the breadth of international employment considerations for payroll (ii) what the terminology means (iii) how to spot potential issues and (iv) the key steps to ensuring employer compliance. You should leave the course with a better understanding of how to spot and deal with potential issues in your own organisation, what questions to ask and the steps needed to identify solutions. 

Course Trainers

  • Lee McIntyre-Hamilton

    Our trainer has over 23 years experience in international mobility, expatriate tax and employment tax. He works with a diverse range of international organisations, from small owner managed businesses through to large multi-national corporation and non-profit organisations. Our trainer delivers co-ordinated, joined-up global mobility tax, international social security and payroll advice across many territories globally. He is a published writer on international tax matters, notably the Tiley & Collinson UK Tax Guide.

What will be covered?

    The topics will include:

    • Understanding the global landscape - key terminology
    • International tax rules verses payroll rules
    • Employment status in an international context
    • Key international tools:
    • - Double tax treaties
    • - Reciprocal social security agreements
    • Types of international employment and key steps for payroll compliance:
    • - Short term business visitors
    • - Secondments 
    • - Non-resident directors
    • - Globally remote workers
    • - Frontier workers
    • Managing complex remuneration
    • - Share incentive arrangements (including RSUs)
    • - Pension contributions
    • - Bonus arrangements
    • - Termination payments