This webinar was presented in February 2017.
Get answers to critical questions about hiring in the United Kingdom including:
- What are the statutory benefits in the UK and what supplementary benefits do employees expect?
- How have pension laws changed and what does that mean for employers?
- What effect have recent tax changes had on common employee perks?
- What are the basics of an employment contract in the United Kingdom and what are the pitfalls to avoid?
- How does a PEO work and how can that address the benefits and compliance issues?
Melissa Cooper, Vice President of Global Expansion
Melissa is a widely experienced global finance/international expansion professional with a track record of success building fast-growing multinational companies to scale. Melissa has a broad understanding of global business compliance issues, including employment law in multiple countries, international accounting, and local compliance requirements, and has more than 9 years of experience advising the CFOs, controllers and HR directors of venture backed and public companies expanding their international operations in over 100 countries.
Melissa is a graduate of Fairfield University with a B.S. in accounting. She started her career with KPMG as an audit professional, and subsequently worked with a series of fast-growing companies in progressively senior roles, culminating as controller of a legal services firm. She worked with High Street Partners, where she managed the international operations and expansions for up to 100 companies hiring in countries spanning the globe. After working in the client services division of High Street Partners for several years, Melissa led the charge to streamline the firms’ operations and billing processes. Melissa joined Globalization Partners with a focus on providing excellent ongoing support to each of our clients and building our business to scale.
Jane Booth, Vice President of Sales, Globalization Partners
Jane has a passion for helping her clients scale their overseas operations by removing red tape, and helping them find the fastest and most effective way to bring new employees on board. She spent nearly five years working for High Street Partners, advising CFOs, controllers and VPs of HR on how to expand in over 60 countries from a payroll, accounting, tax, HR and compliance perspective. Before she relocated to the US from the UK, she worked in London as a headhunter, primarily helping US companies to locate the best talent to build out their pan-European organizations. She is therefore acutely aware of the cultural differences that US firms encounter in doing business overseas.