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Jul 31, 2020 How-To North America

Building a Resilient International Hiring Strategy

International hiring is a necessity for many companies, because they can’t find the talent they need in the U.S. However, recent immigration policy changes have sent businesses into a tailspin. Suddenly, they can’t access the talent they need which could seriously impact their growth, profitability and even survival. These policy changes have brought almost all […]

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Jul 29, 2020 How-To , Trends North America

Blueback Global’s Approach to Work from Home

As most of us have begun to navigate the “new normal” in the past 4.5 months, one of the major re-configurations of life has been working from home. Before the pandemic, I was actually already working remotely full time, one of a growing number of American workers doing so. I’ve since joked with friends and […]

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Jul 20, 2020 How-To North America

Global Expansion During COVID-19

Global expansion always requires expertise, but especially during these trying times. However, some things remain the same when considering expansion. Basics such as exploring the local business atmosphere, financial viability, and availability of resources are still vital to risk management. Your business still needs to access skilled talent and multiple supply chains to ensure resilience. […]

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Jun 19, 2020 How-To North America

International Tax Compliance (Setup and Ongoing)

International tax compliance is an increasingly difficult burden for global companies. Tax rules and regulations, reporting requirements, and tax return deadlines are demanding, vary between countries, and change frequently. It can difficult for business to coordinate with local authorities, especially when they don’t have in-country expertise or dedicated staff. As a result, international tax compliance […]

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Jun 16, 2020 How-To North America

International Accounting (Setup and Ongoing)

International accounting follows strict reporting methods and standards, but it often varies between regions. An increasing number of companies run global operations making international accounting compliance extremely important. Many businesses do not have the know-how or resources to meet increasingly difficult international accounting demands. Fortunately, solutions exist. Here are a few of the international accounting […]

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May 07, 2020 How-To North America

How to Expand Your Business Globally: Tips From the Experts

Imagine this scenario: It has been three years since you launched that killer product in the US. You’ve experienced exponential growth in sales. Your market research shows that demand for your product is strong in EU and ASEAN countries, and you consider expanding globally. Make Sure You Understand Challenges Associated with Expanding Globally Before you hop on a […]

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Apr 28, 2020 How-To North America

Know-Your-Customer (KYC) Regulations

Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations are critical for international businesses. They’re used to assess risk and to fulfill the legal requirements of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) laws. These regulations are complicated enough when operating nationally, but complexity multiplies with each additional territory. Cross-border transactions merit in-depth precautions. As a result, global companies need a robust framework […]

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Apr 21, 2020 How-To North America

Outsourcing in a Time of Economic Hardships

Outsourcing may not be the first thing that springs to mind when considering what your company can do to survive economic hardship. However, the benefits it can provide are precisely what many businesses need to weather these uncertain, trying times. Control & Optimize Costs One only has to watch the news to see reports of […]

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Apr 08, 2020 How-To North America

International Payroll (Initial Setup and Ongoing)

International payroll can be difficult or even unmanageable without the right partner. Handing complex regional legislation and coordinating various locations and multiple languages requires expertise. Luckily, your business can overcome international payroll risks and complexity. Here are a few of the challenges your company may face, factors to consider and how to best setup international […]

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Apr 05, 2020 How-To North America

In-Depth: What Is PEO and EOR?

PEO and EOR are services that can act as an extension of your company. They are particularly helpful for international expansion as most companies don’t have the expertise or resources to comply with regulations in foreign countries. Consequently, companies may choose to partner with either a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) or Employer of Record (EOR). […]

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Mar 31, 2020 How-To North America

Managing Business Travel Risk During Uncertain Times

Business travel risk has never been more apparent than during the current global pandemic. According to the GBTA BTI™ Outlook Annual Global Report between 94% and 99% of global companies canceled all or most of their trips due to the coronavirus. While travel restrictions are easing in some areas, many countries remain locked down. Each […]

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