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Regular remote working will be part of the new normal. To make sure you reap all the benefits, follow these 5 steps.

Remote working is here to stay, so make it a win-win

The COVID-19 lockdown forced international companies to switch gears overnight: remote working was suddenly the norm. In most cases, the transition happened smoother than expected and significant benefits have now become apparent. Therefore, it’s likely that remote working is here to stay. Are you planning to offer regular remote working to your international workforce? Don’t forget that this implies a set of written and unwritten rules. Here’s a basic checklist.

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HR insights: bridging the language gap in international employment

HR insights: bridging the language gap in international employment

Managing an international workforce involves various specialist tasks, such as declaring taxes to foreign administrations, monitoring complex labour laws and elaborating attractive reward systems. That’s why most companies outsource these error-prone tasks. Both local and global HR providers can make a big difference, but remember to make well-considered choices. If you’re looking to truly bridge literal and figurative language gaps, a global partner with vast local expertise is your go-to option. Here’s why.

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Shaping HR strategy in growing businesses: 3 trends

Shaping HR strategy in growing businesses: 3 trends

Europe is home to millions of expanding businesses, which play an increasingly vital role in job creation, economic growth and innovative power. They have a lot to gain in the digital era – as long as their HR strategies keep pace with the dynamic needs of their employees. Explore three powerful HR trends that are poised to impact your international company, and learn how to tackle them.

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Ramadan at work: embrace the cultural diversity of your workforce

Ramadan at work: embrace the cultural diversity of your workforce

Ramadan is from 24 April to 23 May 2020. Muslims all over the world fast for a month and there is no eating and drinking between sunrise and sunset. How do you, as an employer, take this into account in the workplace?

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Four ways small business owners can benefit from dedicated HR providers

Whether a large multinational or a small business with fewer than 50 employees, investing in an HR and payroll offering can have a markedly positive impact on the business. In fact, small companies face many of the same challenges as larger organisations. From ensuring compliance to maintaining an efficient payroll procedure, there are a multitude of ways that small businesses can transform their HR and payroll operations. Here are four ways your business can benefit.

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Payroll must go on

Global Payroll Week is an annual opportunity to put the world of payroll in the spotlight. At SD Worx, we have relied on our payroll specialists during the past month more than ever before. Despite the unravelling pandemic and the most bizarre social circumstances we have faced in a long while, all salaries were processed smoothly and on time. That's quite a feat.

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How corona-proof is your HR department? Get tips and take the test!

How corona-proof is your HR? Benefit from 4 best practices and take the test

While governments around the world pull out all the stops to slow the spread of the coronavirus, businesses – both big and small – continue to look for the best way to emerge from the crisis with their heads held high. Obviously, HR departments play a key role in fulfilling this aspiration. How well is yours doing? Take the test and benefit from 4 rules of thumb first.

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Payroll and HR admin in covid-19 times: serious repercussions and lack of uniformity across Europe

Payroll and HR admin in covid-19 times: serious repercussions and lack of uniformity across Europe

The coronavirus has brought our economy to a crawl. Internationally, governments are pulling out all the stops to support companies and citizens to reduce negative impact caused by this unprecedented crisis. This has serious repercussions for you as well as for your employees in terms of payroll and HR administration. These consequences have to do mainly with different tax and social law in the countries you operate.

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3 Ways to Power Your Payroll Performance with HR Technology

With the support of technology, HR and payroll professionals can rest assured that their employees are receiving the support they require and that their operations and processes are compliant around the globe. 
But, for many businesses it may be difficult to work out where to start when looking to invest in the technology that provides the right support for them and their employees. There are three key areas to consider when looking to power your payroll performance with HR technology. 

International Women’s Day: the state of gender parity in the workplace

International Women’s Day: the state of gender parity in the workplace

Equality equals prosperity. Or, in the words of the World Economic Forum: economies and societies can only thrive when they strive for gender parity on all levels. With International Women’s Day just around the corner, now is a good time to take stock of where we are in terms of gender equality in the workplace.

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Putting People At The Heart of HR

Human Resources has always played a vital role in organisations around the world. However, throughout the long history of HR, its place in the business has often been reduced to an admin function. Primarily focusing on people and employees, an HR professional’s role has a direct impact on people’s lives, but its effect is felt way beyond this.

With it’s integral place within employees’ lives as well as the overall business strategy, how can HR ensure it’s strategic role continues to add value to organisations for years to come?

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Brexit: The End of the Beginning

Brexit: The End of the Beginning

More than three years after voting for Brexit, the United Kingdom finally left the European Union on 31 January 2020. This momentous event will have far-reaching consequences for businesses and individuals on both sides of the Channel - but not just yet. All those late-night negotiations in Brussels and political upheavals in Westminster have brought us only to what Winston Churchill, in a very different context, called ‘the end of the beginning’.

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3 insights your HR data should tell you

3 insights your HR data should tell you

Human Resources is a data driven industry. With so much company and employee information available, the challenge for many HR professionals is how to utilise it most effectively. No organisation can survive without data, and its importance within the overall business strategy only continues to grow as we enter a new decade.

So, how can HR departments embrace and interpret their data, and what should they be looking for when they analyse it?

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3 HR and Management Resolutions for 2020

From being healthier to digital detoxes, many of us adopt resolutions at the start of the new year. However, it’s not only personal resolutions that should be set in January each year - professional goals should not be overlooked either. Employees might focus on their work/life balance or wellbeing, or might embark on various training sessions to improve their skills.

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The Changing Workforce: top trends to improve employee engagement

The Changing Workforce: top trends to improve employee engagement

There’s no doubt that the world of work has changed in the past decade. Organisations have been more focused on employee wellbeing and happiness than ever before, with some even considering the option of a four-day working week. Wellbeing was also a key topic at the CIPD’s annual conference in Manchester this year, which provided attendees with the opportunity to discuss and debate how to successfully manage mental health and wellbeing in international organisations.

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