Cross-border compliance?

Because multinational HR problems will not solve themselves --- there is FedEE Global

The Federation of International Employers (FedEE Global) is the leading HR support organization for multinational companies.

We provide an extensive online resource packed with information on employment law, HR practices and pay data covering principal countries around the world.

Managing people across the globe just got easier.

Find out more about FedEE membership

Forthcoming Events

  • Employment Contracts and HR Policies: Adopting Best Practice and Avoiding the Pitfalls in a Multinational Enterprise.   A One-day conference for HR Professionals and Lawyers

    Venue: The Holiday Inn, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom        Date: Thursday, January 28th 2016

    For details of events contact Cassandra Lu at

  • Going Global : How an enterprise can overcome HR challenges to become a successful multinational.

    One day Conferences in Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Changsha (China), Mumbai, Singapore and Durban during 2016

    For details of events contact Cassandra Lu at

  • FedEE Fellowship Meetings – offering “off the record” discussions about difficult and hot HR topics. Next Meeting in London on November 27th 2015.

    For details of events contact Cassandra Lu at

  • Online Webinars: The 2016 programme to be announced soon.

    For details of events contact Cassandra Lu at

Editorial: Too many cooks….

Robin Chater

Secretary General, Fedee


There is an old English expression that ‘too many cooks spoil the broth’ meaning that if there are too many people trying to manage the making of a simple outcome then quality and productivity will suffer. Unfortunately it appears that it is the British who least heed their own maxim.

Latest figures from the European Union (EU)’s Labour Force Survey (LFS) date from Q2 2015. These reveal that the proportion of people claiming to be ‘managers’ in the EU as a whole was 5.8%. Across the major EU member states … Continue reading