Manage a global workforce
Managing a global workforce to support your business strategy
Navigating an ever-changing global tax landscape is challenging for all employers. Effectively deploying your talent internationally can help businesses address these complexities while being tax-efficient and fully compliant.

At Grant Thornton, we advise global businesses on effective management of a global workforce. From international assignees and transfers to business travelers, our team provides business-minded solutions to the challenges and opportunities of operating internationally. Covering policy design and implementation, tax-efficient employment structuring, payroll management and all aspects of employer and employee compliance, we provide end-to-end assistance for internationally mobile employees to ensure your global employee mobility best supports business strategy.
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We provide proactive, pragmatic support to international companies to help them understand what change means for them, cutting through the noise to deliver effective solutions to challenges and opportunities in global mobility tax changes.
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Your business and employees face tax compliance obligations resulting from assignments, transfers and business travelers. Our U.S. and global teams work with you and your employees to ensure robust compliance, developing processes around your organization designed to maximize compliance.
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A global workforce brings complexity for employers and payroll management is a key challenge. Our U.S. and international teams support companies in managing local obligations and shadow payroll to help companies report and pay taxes accurately across international locations.
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In a globalized world, international business travel is critical to your business. A global workforce requires tax compliance issues companies must address promptly and efficiently. Our technology-enabled data analytics services provide the insight businesses need to address tax risk and compliance.
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Your policies and process for managing employee global mobility and taxes provide the framework for success. With broad experience across industries and public and private, our global mobility consultants’ advice helps align your mobility programs with global business strategy.
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Work has changed dramatically in recent times with employers shifting towards remote working in the long-term. We cut through the complexity and uncertainty to enable compliance, mitigate tax risk, and support the design and deployment of new remote working policies. Leveraging cutting edge analytics technology, we also provide the data insights and advice businesses need to effectively implement remote working as the world of work evolves.
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With COVID-19 impacting day-to-day business activities, pharmaceutical companies have rapidly shifted focus from selling existing products to finding a cure for or therapies to treat the virus, while medical device companies are applying innovation to address shortages. The CARES Act makes it critical to address key supply chain provisions in time to strengthen your position while helping to save lives and return communities to health.

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Even as manufacturers manage disruptions to their business and anticipate financial and operational implications, the industry is keenly focused on producing the crucial products needed to overcome COVID-19 challenges.

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Given the myriad of issues facing nonprofit organizations that are being asked to do even more with less, leadership is challenged in considering the full impact of COVID-19.

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The COVID-19 environment has created unprecedented economic times for all of real estate. The impact of what is happening today will change the course of your company three to six months from now and beyond. Assessing the immediate and long-term impacts now will pay off as you align your company strategy to the new normal.

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Technology is stepping up to the challenge in the COVID-19 era. Remote working arrangements and social distancing have placed an even greater reliance on the use of technology to operate. Worker remote connectivity, increased use of online transactions and other essential activities are driven by capabilities in software, hardware and networking.  

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When addressing the new expectations of your workforce, speed is a key factor. What will help even more is using a holistic approach to create a winning strategy.
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  • Global mobility issues
  • Culture impact on policies
  • Employment taxation
  • Employee benefits
  • Compensation trends

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