When you need to legally and compliantly employ an internationally remote worker, one of the first things you have to come to terms with are the local employee rights. Below is a guide to the employee rights in Portugal.
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
In this post, we explain in detail what an Employer of Record is and what to expect from such a service provider. Firstly, however, it’s important to understand what employment itself means.
While the rise of mature tooling and services have enabled companies to more easily collaborate and create value with distributed teams than ever before, a legal and compliant remote work setup needs much more than great communication tools. We have already shared what are some of the employment challenges with remote workers and why hiring them as independent contractors is a bad idea in the long term. The only viable long term solution is legally employing them and establishing international payroll processes. In this post, we offer an 8-step “Do-It-Yourself” guide to setting up international payroll operations for your company.
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.