I am writing this from my native home in Italy. I came here from my adopted home in Portugal for two months to visit family and friends and regain a bit of sanity after months of lockdown. In a normal year, at this point of summer, very few people in this part of the world … Continue reading A People Ops Field Guide to Disconnecting
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There are many reasons why a company may consider outsourcing payroll operations. Deciding whether it makes sense in the first place and what type of setup and partner are right for the situation requires the evaluation of a lot of pros and cons. Throughout my career, I have had to make these payroll outsourcing decisions … Continue reading When and how to outsource payroll
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
A guide to employee rights in the UK, which gives an overview of all the rights employees have, including general rights, protections, benefits and job security. It's an employer's responsibility to adhere to them, in order to be compliant.
Five years on since I transitioned to People Ops, here is what I have learned about navigating People Ops in remote companies and making sure people are their best at work.
The first time I heard about the Right to Disconnect in France was three months ago when friends were forced to work fully remotely due to Covid19. I had been working this way for years and loved it, but they were finding it hard to disconnect when work and life happened in the same place. … Continue reading Is the Right to Disconnect in France the Antidote to Burnout?
When an employer decides to legally and compliantly employ an internationally remote employee, one of the first things they need to come to terms with are the employee rights of their country. Below is a guide to employee rights in Ireland. (We have developed similar guides for the UK and Portugal). If you employ remote … Continue reading A Guide to Employee Rights in Ireland
If leaders do not make their companies fit for a world where a remote and distributed way of work is far more prevalent, they risk becoming less competitive employers. A change in how we operate is needed, which goes beyond opening up the recruitment pool and advertising remote-friendly jobs. Let's explore what the solution is.
An extensive guide on how benefits in kind tax works around the world, when employees are exempted from it, how companies can offset it, and how to file benefit in kind taxes accurately for your employees.