A guide to employee rights in Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

employee rights Germany

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 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

A guide to benefits in the UK

guide to benefits in the UK

A constant question on every employerโ€™s mind is โ€œWhat benefits should I be offering to attract and retain employees?โ€. 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

How to choose your Employer of Record with 11 questions

how to choose your employer of record with 11 questions

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

A guide to working from home in New Zealand ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

guide to working from home in New Zealand

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 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

How to continue employing people who want to move to another country

How to continue employing people who want to move to another country

When the Covid19 pandemic hit us, most knowledge workers became suddenly remote. Whether they liked it or not, they had to stay home and set up some sort of a functioning space where they could do as much uninterrupted work as humanly possible, given the circumstances.  I was no different. I swapped my 15-minute cycle … Continue reading How to continue employing people who want to move to another country

10 Inherent Inequalities Between Independent Contractors and Employees

10 inherent inequalities between independent contractors and employees

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.