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HR, Regulatory & Labor Law Compliance

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Entrust Mercans with accurate applicable employment rules and regulations in 160 countries and legislations.

International growth offers a multitude of new global opportunities, but also comes with new local challenges, from payroll specificities to different business protocols. International growth offers a multitude of new global opportunities, but also comes with new local challenges, from payroll specificities to different business protocols.
Even for SMEs, expanding abroad means crossing a landmine of cultural and legal obligations, not the least of which is compliance with local labor laws and regulations. Even for SMEs, expanding abroad means crossing a landmine of cultural and legal obligations, not the least of which is compliance with local labor laws and regulations.
Mercans consulting teams take the time to comprehend your business and tackle the issues and challenges you face abroad. Their local knowledge helps to design and implement strategies matching your new environment. Mercans consulting teams take the time to comprehend your business and tackle the issues and challenges you face abroad. Their local knowledge helps to design and implement strategies matching your new environment.
Our sustainable tactics help your enterprise innovate and grow, cut costs, and leverage talent with the agility and ingenuity to adjust and comply to ever-changing environments. Our sustainable tactics help your enterprise innovate and grow, cut costs, and leverage talent with the agility and ingenuity to adjust and comply to ever-changing environments.

Benefits of regulatory compliance

A compliance system is crucial for your business to operate smoothly and retain both employees and customers. The benefits of legal and regulatory compliance include:

Mitigate risks

A solid regulatory compliance solution will help you mitigate risks, like fines or legal claims due to non-compliant employment practices. Legal proceedings are not only financially costly, but they also absorb invaluable management time.

Efficient operations

By mitigating non-compliance risks in advance, legal and regulatory compliance can help your business operations run uninterrupted. This means greater efficiency and sustained output.

Reputation

Businesses with a proven track record of regulatory compliance are also much more likely to retain old and attract new customers and employees. Meeting the demands of legal and regulatory compliance will help you build your brand reputation as a reliable business and a good employer.

Why get advice for your HR strategy and align with local regulations ?

The 7 merits of Mercans HR advisory and legal compliance

SCALABLE SERVICES

SCALABLE SERVICES

The scope of services is totally up to you and you decide what meets your needs: full outsourcing or options only

REDEFINED PRIORITIES

REDEFINED PRIORITIES

Staff reduction is not necessary; just reconsider the tasks of those whose burdens are lifted by Mercans teams

TARGETED EXPERTISE

TARGETED EXPERTISE

Benefit from in-depth local knowledge that in-house teams usually don’t have to boost business performance abroad

EFFICIENT WORKFLOWS

EFFICIENT WORKFLOWS

Our experts are used to dealing with complex HR functions overseas and can operate quicker than traditional teams

CULTURALLY-ALIGNED VISION

CULTURALLY-ALIGNED VISION

Our teams must understand precisely what you need to be in line with your strategy and generate positive outcome

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Working alongside our consultants, your HR staff can learn and grow, then focus their efforts on additional key areas

REDUCED TURNOVER

REDUCED TURNOVER

With Mercans, your staff performance improves and internal processes change: your employee retention will grow

SCALABLE SERVICES

SCALABLE SERVICES

The scope of services is totally up to you and you decide what meets your needs: full outsourcing or options only

REDEFINED PRIORITIES

REDEFINED PRIORITIES

Staff reduction is not necessary; just reconsider the tasks of those whose burdens are lifted by Mercans teams

TARGETED EXPERTISE

TARGETED EXPERTISE

Benefit from in-depth local knowledge that in-house teams usually don’t have to boost business performance abroad

EFFICIENT WORKFLOWS

EFFICIENT WORKFLOWS

Our experts are used to dealing with complex HR functions overseas and can operate quicker than traditional teams

CULTURALLY-ALIGNED VISION

CULTURALLY-ALIGNED VISION

Our teams must understand precisely what you need to be in line with your strategy and generate positive outcome

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Working alongside our consultants, your HR staff can learn and grow, then focus their efforts on additional key areas

REDUCED TURNOVER

REDUCED TURNOVER

With Mercans, your staff performance improves and internal processes change: your employee retention will grow

HR compliance services

Compliant labor law contracts

Compliant labor law contracts

We provide you and your team with employment contracts that check all the legal compliance boxes. To make your international employment process easier, we ensure that all contracts meet the requirements and standards of labor law wherever your talent is based. This can include the right benefits, statutory leave, overtime regulation, working hours, salaries, amongst many other particulars.

Benefits

Benefits

Providing proper benefits that meet local employment law standards is essential as a global employer. Countries determine what kinds of leave employees can take, as well as their social security, healthcare and pension entitlements. We’ll assist you to build benefits packages for your global talent that are attractive and meet local requirements.

Termination

Termination

Terminating an employee can be a difficult process for both you and the employee. Our team can help you make sure you’re doing everything correctly, according to local employment law. This includes checking things like whether your grounds for termination are compliant, if severance payment is due, and how to communicate the termination to your worker. We’ll help ease the process and ensure you don’t make yourself liable to non-compliance charges.

Onboarding

Onboarding

While onboarding is generally an HR process, you’ll still need to tick a couple of boxes to ensure you are onboarding your new hires compliantly. This’ll include things like checking where your talent are based, whether they have the right to work, review of ad-hoc employment contract requests and providing any mandatory home office equipment in line with workplace health and safety responsibilities. We’ll help you ensure you’re onboarding your new talent compliantly wherever they are based.

Local presence

Local presence

Our in-house team of HR experts work with local employment and legal partners to ensure your team is fully aware of current and changing regulations wherever your global team members are based. With our partners we offer thorough guidance and help you plan in advance of any changes to local labor laws. We have local entities where we operate across Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North and South America, and the Pacific. No matter how complex the issue, we’re equipped to help you hire and manage talent compliantly wherever you choose.

Data security, privacy, and compliance

Data security, privacy, and compliance

We place the utmost value in protecting our clients’ data. We store all our clients and employees’ data on our secure onboarding and HR platform, HR Blizz. We apply the principles of GDPR to everything we do and everything we build, as well as encrypting and anonymising all data as per our industry standards. We also conduct regular penetration tests to ensure our system cannot be breached. You can access your data via the HR Blizz platform at any time, from anywhere.

International requirements

International requirements

When hiring a global team, regulatory compliance also means employing in compliance with labor laws internationally. We offer support in managing the complexities of international employment including:

  • Supplementary pay and discretionary bonuses
  • Exchange rate agreements for inflationary currencies
  • Flexible or part-time work agreements
  • Performance and disciplinary issues including issuing disciplinary notices and supporting with performance improvement plans

WHY COMPLIANCE WITH LOCAL STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS MATTERS?

100% COMPLIANT = 100% SUCCESS-READY

Mercans ensures that your activities comply with <b>all local requirements,</b> from the preparation of salary documents to payroll data collection and control, to the calculation of allowances, deductions, benefits, and net wages.

Payroll data collection and control

Mercans ensures that your activities comply with all local requirements, from the preparation of salary documents to payroll data collection and control, to the calculation of allowances, deductions, benefits, and net wages.
Our world-class bespoke consulting services give you peace of mind for smooth transitions as you face organizational changes when you <b>expand overseas:</b> business development, talent performance management, mergers & acquisitions, you name it.

Bespoke consulting services

Our world-class bespoke consulting services give you peace of mind for smooth transitions as you face organizational changes when you expand overseas: business development, talent performance management, mergers & acquisitions, you name it.
Mercan’s scope of services includes applications and best practices that enable <b>practical calculation</b> of salary components and <b>payment distribution</b> in line with all local regulatory aspects.

Local regulatory aspects

Mercan’s scope of services includes applications and best practices that enable practical calculation of salary components and payment distribution in line with all local regulatory aspects.
Mercans takes <b>due diligence</b> in the editing and dispatching of payslips in conformity with all legal declarations and third party statements.

Legal declarations

Mercans takes due diligence in the editing and dispatching of payslips in conformity with all legal declarations and third party statements.
Our <b>software-as-a-service platforms</b> tremendously help with compliance and simplify basic HR processes like time tracking and attendance monitoring.

Software-as-a-service platforms

Our software-as-a-service platforms tremendously help with compliance and simplify basic HR processes like time tracking and attendance monitoring.

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