Expatriation or secondment

Everything you need to know before choosing the status of your employees

Are you intending to send one or several employees to a foreign country? Is your company offering you an assignment abroad?  Two options are available: expatriation or secondment. Depending on which status is chosen, an employee won’t be working abroad under the same conditions. The amount of paperwork to be completed and the way benefit systems may be exported vary depending if you leave as an expatriate or are seconded. Each solution has its pros and cons, both for the employer and the employee. Spot the main differences between expatriation and secondment and make the right decision.

Whether an international assignment lasts three months or three years, selecting an insurance for employees abroad is necessary. By protecting his employees, an employer also protects his business.

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