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Exclusive webinar on engaging with international business

Game Republic affiliates Johnston Carmichael and Fragomen believe the challenges being experienced in the games industry with regards to talent may now present new and different opportunities for both employee and employer on an international scale. They will be presenting a webinar on 12th March that will be free for Game Republic members at 1pm. In this webinar, subject matter experts from Fragomen LLP (immigration) and Johnston Carmichael (global mobility) will be sharing tips and pitfalls to avoid when engaging with or as, an international remote worker and this will be followed by a Q&A. The 2024 event programme is supported by Game Republic’s Official Partners – Escape Technology, Red Kite Games and Barclays.

Jamie Sefton MD of Game Republic is delighted to be hosting the webinar “It is good that we have expertise in our network at such a high level to support studios and individuals to gain insights to help them to grow and succeed in challenging conditions. As GDC approaches and we get ready to support our companies at that event, this 40 minute webinar will provide some worthwhile tips for companies and will also enable our members to raise their own questions for answers from these two leading experts.”

The subject experts who will join host Jamie for this exclusive online webinar are:

Jane O’Berg, Tax Director, heads up Johnston Carmichael’s Global Mobility team and has over 20 years’ experience in the area.

Jane works with companies to help them manage their tax exposure and the risk that arises from having a globally mobile workforce. This can be anything from having commuters / rotators; ad-hoc business travellers, to companies who wish to expand their talent pool and engage with individuals outside their jurisdiction.

Laurence Keir-Thomas, Senior Manager at Fragomen. Laurence leads Fragomen’s video gaming practice group and has 15 years’ experience in UK immigration law.

He partners with companies to develop and implement innovative immigration solutions and helps clients ensure compliance with all UK immigration laws and regulations. He manages a team of 20 immigration professionals to support clients with all types of UK licence and visa applications including: Skilled Worker, GBM Senior & Specialist Workers, and Expansion Worker. He also regularly presents training on right to work checks and compliance.

This event is free for Game Republic members (please check your inboxes for the code or get in touch) – if you are interested in joining the network, get more information and apply here

If you are not a member of Game Republic you can purchase a ticket here


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