Navigating Global Expansion: Mastering Compliance and Agility

Businesses that expand globally can gain a significant advantage over their competitors. By establishing a strong international presence, they position themselves as global leaders within their industry, enhancing their brand reputation and attracting more customers. However, as with every meaningful venture, going global comes with its obstacles which companies can navigate with the right support.

Join this GPA-hosted webinar with G-P’s Kathryn Barnes,Senior Employment Counsel–EMEA, and Alight’s Nicola MacDonald-Dodin, Director - International Growth & Transformation, to explore the key challenges businesses face when embarking on their global expansion journey. Discover valuable insights and strategies for overcoming the cost of skills shortages, compliance, and payroll complexities, empowering yourself with the knowledge to succeed in the global market.

Don’t miss this webinar to learn about:

  • Actionable solutions to tackle the shortage of skilled workers.
  • Ensuring compliance with global regulations and minimizing legal risks.
  • Navigating the complexities of multi-country payroll management, including key data from Alight’s 2023 Global Payroll Complexity Index.




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Meet the presenters 

Kathryn Barnes
Senior Employment Counsel – EMEA, G-P
Based in the UK, Kathryn deals with all legal matters pertaining to employment law and supports the company’s ever-expanding business formation. ​ As a UK lawyer, Kathryn has a diverse and substantial background in European employment law and business, allowing her to close out complex issues and provide legal counsel in many different areas within the business. ​Her expertise as the European Counsel for Globalization Partners is crucial for producing tangible and viable solutions in legal matters.

Nicola MacDonald-Dodin
Director, International Growth & Transformation, Alight
With over 25 years’ experience in Human Resources and payroll technologies, Nicola leads growth and strategy for Alight internationally. Championing the importance of employee engagement, she has pioneered the development of Alight’s portfolio of market leading solutions.