A Guide to Employee Rights in Poland πŸ‡΅πŸ‡±

Employee rights in Poland

Considering employing someone in Poland? To do that compliantly, an employer has a lot of obligations they have to fulfil. One comprehensive and important topic is the set of local employee rights a remote worker in Poland is entitled to. Below is a guide to employee rights in Poland to help you understand what you … Continue reading A Guide to Employee Rights in Poland πŸ‡΅πŸ‡±

[Explainer] How an Employer of Record Affects You as an Employee

employer of record for employees

My first job working remotely was a case of fortuitousness - I had brunch with someone visiting town and casually mentioned I was looking into making better use of my journalism degree. The day after, my brunch date ended up offering me a job for their US-based company. I didn't have to move for the … Continue reading [Explainer] How an Employer of Record Affects You as an Employee

A Guide to Employee Rights in The Netherlands πŸ‡³πŸ‡±

Employee rights in The Netherlands

Considering employing someone in The Netherlands? To do that compliantly, an employer has a lot of obligations they have to fulfil. One comprehensive and important topic is the set of local employee rights a remote worker in The Netherlands is entitled to.  Below is a guide to employee rights in The Netherlands to help you … Continue reading A Guide to Employee Rights in The Netherlands πŸ‡³πŸ‡±

A guide to employee rights in Germany πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ

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 πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ

A guide to benefits in the UK

guide to benefits in the UK

Update: Since publication, we have put all three articles on UK benefits in a downloadable ebook and have added the full stories of four companies we spoke to about how they approach their benefits program. Grab it here. A constant question on every employer’s mind is β€œWhat benefits should I be offering to attract and … 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 πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ

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 πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ

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.