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What does mobilising mean?

Mobilising means deploying your people to multiple locations in a cost-effective, controlled way. An effective approach requires the careful orchestration of multiple stakeholders to support your talent strategy. Your mobility policies need to be flexible in the face of the rapid demographic, workforce and technological changes which present big risks as well as huge opportunities for employers.

Successful mobility requires the input of stakeholders across many parts of the business. We can help you design policies which meet modern mobility needs, and ensure that all necessary tax, social security and immigration obligations are met.

People and organisation: Global mobility and megatrends

Megatrends are creating opportunities as well as challenges for employers globally. As talent moves around the world and technology becomes more pervasive, how can employers keep pace with these changes and plan for the future?

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Mobility and relocation

As an employer with a mobile workforce, you cannot focus solely on Irish tax, social security and payroll reporting requirements. You also need mobility strategies which support your organisational talent strategy.

Managing a mobile workforce requires understanding compliance in the territories where your people operate. As mobility grows, you will have to interact with tax authorities in multiple jurisdictions who have a heightened focus on mobile employees, withholding obligations and trailing liabilities.

Visas and permits

As well as the need to have strict adherence to tax and employment regulations, the need to secure entry, work and residency permits and ensure unimpeded business travel means that you need to understand how mobility involves so much more than moving people from A to B.

Social security

Moving people around multiple countries also means fulfilling local social security obligations. In an environment where regulations change continuously and scrutiny from the authorities is on the rise, it’s becoming harder to get this right.

Brexit: What\u2019s next - International mobility

The issue of international mobility attracted a lot of focus in the run up to Brexit. Ireland may now have an advantage in the war for talent as the only remaining English-speaking country in Europe

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Keith Connaughton

Partner, PwC Ireland (Republic of)

Tel: +353 1 792 6645

Pat Mahon

Partner, PwC Ireland (Republic of)

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Doone O'Doherty

Partner, PwC Ireland (Republic of)

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Mary O'Hara

Partner, PwC Ireland (Republic of)

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