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Survey: Help Us Understand Current Attitudes on Doing Business in Latin America

Survey: Help Us Understand Current Attitudes on Doing Business in Latin America

Take our short survey and share your perceptions about the current and future outlook for doing business in Latin America: Perceptions of doing business in Latin America | Hacer negocios en América Latina We are seeking to understand general attitudes about working or doing business in Latin America, and understand what individuals and companies may be planning for the future. We are seeking to understand general attitudes about working or doing business in Latin America, and understand what...

What are the Free Trade Agreements in Guatemala?

What are the Free Trade Agreements in Guatemala?

Guatemala is bolstered by free trade agreements with the United States, the European Union and other Central American countries. The diverse country is blessed by its strategic location, representing a natural bridge between North and South America. In addition, the country takes advantage of being located in the Eastern Standard Time (EST)  zone, which is congruent with key hubs of the lucrative North American market. Guatemala, therefore, meets the best preconditions for conducting trade and...

When Do You Need a Legal Representative in El Salvador?

When Do You Need a Legal Representative in El Salvador?

Expanding companies must appoint a Legal Representative in El Salvador when incorporating their company. Business owners in this new market must be clear about the government requirements and their obligations they must comply with. Foreign companies should engage with a knowledgeable local expert to guide them through the company incorporation process. Regardless of the type of legal entity, a Legal Representative will be required. The appointed person will act as the legal face of the...

Overview of the Nice Classification System for Trademarks

Overview of the Nice Classification System for Trademarks

The Nice International Classification System for trademarks was established by the Nice Agreement as an international classification for both goods and services when registering trademarks. When planning a market entry strategy into Latin America, many miss the opportunity to use trademark services and and the protection they grant.  Trademark services in Latin America are an excellent and highly recommended way to shield and protect your investment and intellectual property in Latin...

Use PEO Services in Latin America to Continue Business During Restricted Travel Periods

Use PEO Services in Latin America to Continue Business During Restricted Travel Periods

Businesses may consider utilizing PEO services in Latin America to support their business continuity planning. Like many countries, Latin American governments are currently placing restrictions on travel and commercial activity as part of their measures to counter the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19. Economies worldwide - and the businesses within them - are experiencing varying effects on their commercial activity from these restrictions. The short and medium-term future for businesses may...

Payroll Calculator: Calculate Costs of Hiring Staff in Latin America

Payroll Calculator: Calculate Costs of Hiring Staff in Latin America

We’ve launched our new Payroll Calculator, now available on our website, so you can better understand your hiring costs and requirements when expanding your business in Latin America. Keeping tabs on all the details of your corporate and human resources requirements and their associated costs is difficult. The added challenge of breaking through a language barrier can make this especially so for foreign companies in Latin America. We’re committed to continuous improvement and innovation. Find...

International Leaders Plan Strategic Direction for the Year Ahead

International Leaders Plan Strategic Direction for the Year Ahead

Bogotá, 1 March 2020 – Biz Latin Hub leaders from all over Latin America are coming together in Bogotá over the next week to share updates of the operations of their respective country offices. Together with Managing Director Craig Dempsey and Chairman David Wright, they'll map out the company's growth strategy for the next 12 months, and plan the future movements of their respective offices. Biz Latin Hub's Corporate Office will host international business leaders from its 12 offices across...

How to Liquidate a Company in El Salvador

How to Liquidate a Company in El Salvador

Understand the process to liquidate a company in El Salvador, and find out how to get expert support to carry out the correct procedure. Despite being one of the smallest countries in the Central American region, El Salvador demonstrates high economic potential compared to neighbouring countries. This is because the country has a privileged geographical position, which allows it to make many international trade connections that benefit local business. Even with the facilities to successfully...

Essential Back Office Services in Central America for Business Expansion

Essential Back Office Services in Central America for Business Expansion

Back office services in Central America are essential for business expansion Outsourcing your non-core functions such as data entry and document conversion reduces the pressure on your own employees on the ground, and the risk of non-compliance in a new market with unfamiliar regulations.  When seeking externally provided back office services in Central America, you  avoid the trouble of hiring specialist employees, and investing in technological and infrastructural fronts. Your work is...

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