These are the world’s most expensive cities for contractors

Friday 31st January 2020

As the global economy becomes increasingly interconnected – more and more international contractors are trying their hand abroad. With the overwhelming amount of choice available to contingent workers – deciding on a destination can be a difficult task. In order to provide more information on the topic, this week we’ve decided to cover the Mercer… [continue reading]

HMRC crypto crackdown continues with new blockchain tool

Tuesday 28th January 2020

As cutting-edge technology becomes readily available to tax authorities, many countries are using innovations to create far tougher systems of global tax and compliance. However, for recruitment agencies placing contractors abroad – this can create a daunting compliance landscape. One recent trend that we have seen is authorities targeting cryptocurrency – with HMRC the latest… [continue reading]

Which are the happiest countries to work in for contractors?

Friday 17th January 2020

For contractors working abroad, there are a number of factors that come into play when choosing their next destination. One of these is undoubtedly happiness. For this reason, we’ve listed the top five happiest destinations for contingent workers, according to the 2019 World Happiness Report, which ranked 156 nations around the world on factors including… [continue reading]

South Africa authorities announce tax gap crackdown

Tuesday 14th January 2020

Readers of our blogs will know that we often write about the opportunities that Africa holds for international contractors, with its 54 countries presenting a multitude of experiences for foreign workers. However, tax evasion has affected many nations across the continent, leading to a number of crackdowns, and a far more complex situation for contractors… [continue reading]