Opening for Business Reports

As your business grows, keeping pace can be a challenge. Far too often, HR professionals are surprised when they hear a new employee is onboarding in a new country. Aon’s Opening for Business reports allow you to stay ahead of the curve and react quickly by offering a comprehensive introduction to local benefit environments.

What Are Opening for Business Reports?

These reports, currently available in 25 countries, provide clients with a quick assessment of what it takes to hire your first employees in a new country. Covered topics include typical benefits practices, the prevalence of various benefits offerings and associated costs, and information on key employment rules, statutory holidays, time-off policies and unique benefits issues companies often overlook.

What Benefits Are Covered?

Each Opening for Business report has the insights you need to address core HR issues in that specific country, including:

  • Country at a glance - including key details such as currency, time zones and inflation rates;
  • Employment conditions - labor environment and employment contracting highlights designed to help you identify areas to proactively address, ensuring a seamless hiring process;
  • Benefits at a glance - what you need to offer, and how long it typically takes to get up and running;
  • Cost of benefits - estimated social and typical supplemental costs, expressed as a percent of salary;
  • Typical insured benefits - what differentiates the market’s benefit designs, how to navigate through it and find resources to help along the way; and
  • Leaves - unique time-off requirements, holidays and vacations customary to the local market.

Which Countries Are Covered?

Opening for Business reports currently cover 25 countries, including:

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom

Where Does Our Data Come From?

All data underlying our Opening for Business reports is supplied from Greater Insight, Aon’s benefit inventory and survey platform. Prevalence data and typical market practice information is derived from global multinationals who are clients of Aon. All data is based on a composite review of available information, and care is taken to ensure there is no bias introduced due client sample size by vetting results against typical benefits provided by local companies.

How Much Do Opening for Business Reports Cost?

Each Opening for Business reports is available for $3,500 per country. Discounted pricing is available depending on the number of reports purchased.


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