Building a UK employee benefits package from scratch can feel quite daunting. As we outlined in the first and second parts of this collaboration series between Boundless and Ben, when there are so many options as well as tax implications to consider, creating the perfect set up can feel like a real mountain to climb. … Continue reading A guide to UK benefits: Creating your package
As we pointed out in the first part of this guide to benefits in the UK, the question of What benefits should I be offering to attract and retain employees?" is top of mind to many employers across the world. We teamed up with Ben, a UK-base benefits provider to give you the answer when … Continue reading A Guide to Benefits in the UK: Taxation
Compliantly employing someone comes with a lot of obligations and topics you have to be on top of. When you are doing that in a country foreign to you, everything will be brand new and you will have a lot of learning to do. One comprehensive and important topic is the set of local employee … Continue reading A guide to employee rights in Germany 🇩🇪
A constant question on every employer’s mind is “What benefits should I be offering to attract and retain employees?”. This is no less a relevant question right now, with all the uncertainty in the world. With the advice in the UK continuing to be for everyone who can to work from home, professional and personal … Continue reading A guide to benefits in the UK
Internationally remote employment is hard. It takes enormous effort to employ a remote worker in a legal and compliant way. In order to be compliant, you should avoid misclassifying workers as independent contractors and you must abide by all local employment laws, run local payroll, and fulfil a host of employer obligations. In other words, … Continue reading How to choose your Employer of Record with 11 questions
The ability to work from home, wherever in the world this may be, is here to stay. In some small way, it's the silver lining to a difficult pandemic, which forced people and companies around the world to experiment with a form of work that may have felt uncomfortable, or not feasible previously. And now … Continue reading A guide to working from home in New Zealand 🇳🇿
We have spent the last few weeks, covering in detail the risks that companies, distributed or not, run by working with independent contractors long term. With repercussions for everyone involved, we hope this has given you some food for thought. If any of it applies to you, in this post, we would like to give you five clear reasons why you should be a compliant remote employer.
In our last post, we covered one of Remote Work's tricky "Gotcha Moments": having remote workers as independent contractors instead of employees can cause many problems. The fact that many distributed companies still do it doesn't make it right. The repercussions of doing so can be grave and damaging in financial, reputational, strategic and ethical ways.
Albeit a common practice when working with remote workers, hiring them as independent contractors can have financial, strategic, reputational and ethical repercussions.
As many companies opt to operate remotely, they will need to comply with many rules and regulations. A 10-step guide how to be a compliant remote company.