While Spain may be well known for its vibrant culture, rich history and beautiful beaches, the country has a lot more to offer, particularly for the expanding multi-national organization. In addition to a highly qualified workforce and relatively low labor costs, the country offers numerous incentives for foreign investment, providing an inviting business environment. Moreover, the county’s strategic geographic location near North Africa and its cultural ties to Latin America make Spain a launching ground for doing business with the growing markets of those regions. Continue reading
As our previous post on payroll in Mexico pointed out, multi-national organizations that seek to expand their business operations to Mexico have much to gain in this country. However, if the company is unable to comply with the country’s strict labor laws and other regulations when conducting payroll, they will be subjected to heavy fines and penalties. That’s why understanding compensation requirements is so integral to the success of any expansion to Mexico. Continue reading
Mexico is much more than a popular vacation spot – the country has also emerged as a prime destination for multi-national organizations looking to expand their global footprint. Offering a large and highly skilled workforce and relatively low labor costs, strong business and cultural ties to the larger Latin American region plus a robust economic outlook, the country should be a top consideration for any company looking to expand internationally.
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As part of our on going growth and expansion, CloudPay just made an investment into new operations and capability in Brazil. When we looked at how to balance the twin arenas of serving global companies active in Brazil as well as Brazil-domiciled multinationals going global, we saw a mix of similar and different needs and expectations. For CloudPay, the challenge was to balance these two arenas – in short, how to be both local and global – and being credible in the two contexts. Continue reading
Once you realize that consolidating, standardizing and integrating payroll across your company (CloudPay calls this ‘global payroll’) is the modern way to manage payroll operations for a multi-national company, the question immediately arises: how do we get there? As I meet each of our incoming new customers and share our model and approach to run a successful CloudPay implementation, they lean in and listen and then always ask us the same question, “So, that’s what you guys do, and that looks great, but what kinds of things should we do?”
Our previous blog post in this series highlighted some of the most important aspects employers need to know when expanding their operations to Brazil, from understanding the basics of the country’s employment laws to ensuring they set up their payroll activities appropriately. This post will explore some additional factors critical to the ongoing success of any payroll program in Brazil. Continue reading
As Brazil’s economy continues to grow, the country’s inviting business climate has attracted the attention of more and more multinationals looking to meet their business objectives through international expansion. Those companies that establish operations in this rapidly emerging market are able to leverage a large and highly educated workforce that can help them achieve business growth. However, in order to gain the most benefit from expanding to the country, it is crucial that companies understand their role and responsibilities as employers, particularly in regard to payroll. Continue reading
RALEIGH, N.C. and LONDON, U.K. (October 1, 2013) –
WHO: Sheri Sullivan, vice president of Business Development for CloudPay, the pioneer of SaaS-based payroll automation for multinationals
WHAT: Will present the webcast “Change Management – Global Payroll is a Journey, Not a Destination” for HR.com.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. EDT (1:00 p.m. CDT / 12:00 p.m. MDT / 11:00 a.m. PDT)
WHERE: More information and registration details can be accessed at:
For the growing multi-national organization looking to expand, Germany presents an inviting business climate, a strong economy and a larger, educated workforce. Despite the advantages and opportunities of establishing operations in the country, however, employers will also face a number of challenges, from properly registering their business to ensuring their new employees receive accurate and on-time payments. While our first blog post in this series highlighted some of the most important aspects of establishing operations in the country, this post will explore some other key processes necessary to achieve ongoing payroll success in Germany. Continue reading