Is your business going global? Do not expand without usOur team works worldwide with companies of all sizes, startups through to large corporations, and together bring many decades of experience to our three key disciplines: global HR management, compensation & benefits, and immigration& global mobility. We adapt our approach to fit our clients' individual needs, working in collaboration with them to help achieve their strategic objectives. No matter the issue, we deliver local expertise through a single point of contact.
By choosing IRIS HR Consulting, our clients avoid the expense of recruiting in-country specialists for each of their international operations, as well as the frustration of dealing with multiple service providers across different time zones.
Expert HR consultancy and support in one place
- Employee Relations
- Compensation and Benefits
- Global Mobility
- Mergers and Acquisitions
Challenges faced when expanding your business into new territories
Compensation and benefits
Your compensation and benefits offering must meet local legislative requirements and your employees’ expectations.
Our experts offer support in all areas of overseas employment law compliance, so you get it right first time.
Managing a global workforce
We act as an extension of your HR team, ensuring your most valuable asset is protected: your employees.
Mergers and acquisitions
We will support you through every step of the process, from early decision making to post-transaction integration.
Explore Our International HR Services
IRIS HR Consulting has HR specialists all over the world to help you mitigate and address the two greatest risks to employee relationships when expanding abroad: strategic risks and legal risks.
Compensation and Benefits
IRIS HR Consulting has experts in every continent who will help you benchmark your business against others locally and ensure you are legislatively compliant wherever your global expansion takes you.
Our team has the cultural knowledge and expertise needed to ensure a successful expansion. We can assist with international relocation, repatriation services, immigration services, and your international expansion strategy.
Mergers and Acquisitions
At IRIS HR consultancy we offer expert advice and carry out HR processes continually from the very start, including pre-transaction international HR due diligence, staff transfer, reduction in force, and post-transaction integration.
- Can you help with personnel across different continents?
Yes, our team is comprised of specialists in all areas of HR management across the world. Our expertise includes international employment law, total rewards management, HR policy, best practices, mergers & acquisitions, expat management, and immigration. We work as an extension of our clients’ HR or finance functions with one point of contact to facilitate project management and coordination. We are also able to offer seamless and cross-disciplined services that include entity set-up, account reporting, and payroll administration.
- How can we make sure we are compliant?
To ensure that our clients have the latest employment law updates and HR trends at their fingertips, the IRIS HR Consulting team is in constant contact with more than 60 in-country HR professionals, employee benefit brokers and employment lawyers around the world. This extensive network is an integral part of our operations.
- What benefits should we offer our first hire in a new country?
Employee benefits are an incredibly important factor when attracting and retaining a dedicated and talented workforce. IRIS HR Consulting compensation and benefits team provides real time advice and guidance with regards to all insurance and non-insurance based initiatives available internationally, and in alignment with your growth strategy.
- Can we move an employee to a different country?
IRIS HR Consulting has access to a wealth of knowledge and experience in relation to international immigration rules and procedures. Whether you have a need to send an employee to another international location on a temporary secondment or permanent transfer, there are many hurdles that need to be overcome.
- Can we contact you for HR issues in different locations?
Very few HR issues are project based. Whether it is a request for clarification about local HR best practice or specific questions regarding local employment laws or collective agreements, our team of experienced consultants are equipped to provide one point of contact expertise to support regardless of location.
- Is it possible to adopt a global benefits philosophy?
Yes, although there is no “one size fits all” approach, we will work with you to understand your benefits philosophy and apply this across the jurisdictions in which you are operating.
- Can you help present an attractive proposition to new hires?
We can support the HR team with the provision of an employee benefits benchmarking matrix, outlining the employee benefits landscape, indicating those that are mandatory, customary and recommended. This also aides the company with positioning themselves in the market against their competitors.