Countries

Learn about employment laws in different countries.

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What does Brexit mean for employers?

Although the UK has already terminated its membership in the EU, the UK will not complete the Brexit process until January 1, 2021. At that point, changes related to immigration, visas, and other matters of employment will come into effect.

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How to pay remote workers in India

In India, special laws regarding taxable components of salary, social contribution requirements for employees and employers, and other payroll factors can make it difficult for foreign employers to stay compliant. That’s why we put together this helpful guide to help companies pay remote workers in India.

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Guide on hiring in India

India’s labor laws, payroll regulations, and benefits requirements vary among different states and union territories. India’s federal government does enforce certain requirements all around the country, however. This guide on hiring employees in India covers all the basics.

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Benefits to offer employees in South Africa

While South Africa’s government requires employers to offer certain statutory benefits, companies looking to hire the best talent must offer more than just the baseline. Remote’s guide on hiring workers in South Africa covers a variety of topics including labor laws, payroll, and benefits. In this guide, we will examine benefits in South Africa more closely.

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What are labor laws like in South Africa?

South Africa’s labor laws reveal a business culture that values collaboration with a healthy amount of respect for the individual. For people who have never worked or hired workers in the country before, adapting to that culture may pose a challenge at first.

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Guide on hiring in South Africa

In South Africa, employment laws, payroll requirements, taxes, and common benefits differ from norms in other parts of the world on a few key points. This guide on hiring employees in South Africa provides all the basic information you need to make your first hires.

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Benefits to offer employees in Canada

Canada’s provinces and territories have a variety of differences in employment law, but statutory benefits remain mostly consistent across the country. Quebec can be an outlier in certain areas, but for the most part, employers of Canadian workers can prepare a standard benefits package that will be compliant throughout the country.

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How to pay remote workers in Canada

To pay remote employees in Canada, companies have two options. The first option is to open a local legal entity in the province where the employee works. The second option is to work with a global employment solution, or employer of record, like Remote.

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What are labor laws like in Canada?

Canada’s provinces enforce different amounts of paid leave, different tax rates, different minimum wages, and other contributions from employees and employers. Rather than cover every small difference, let’s take a high-level look at Canada’s labor laws to set expectations for what it’s like to employ Canadian workers.

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Guide on hiring in Canada

To hire employees in Canada, companies must first know the laws of the province in which the prospective hire lives and works. While Canada does enforce some federal labor laws, individual provinces have a lot of say on Canadian labor laws, payroll processes, benefits, taxes, and other factors.

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What are labor laws like in the UK?

Labor laws in the UK, while similar to those in the US, maintain a few important distinctions international employers need to understand. Employers looking to hire employees in the UK should research UK labor laws before moving forward with a new hire, continuing to employ a worker who moves to the UK, or converting a UK contractor into an employee.

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Guide on hiring in the UK

Labor laws in the UK can be tricky to navigate, especially for employers with just a few employees. Understanding the differences between “workers” and “employees,” for example, may not be intuitive to someone who has not managed a team in the UK before. As the premier employer of record for international talent, Remote helps businesses of all sizes hire workers in the UK in full compliance with all applicable labor laws.

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Benefits to offer employees in Mexico

Because Mexico has robust requirements for statutory benefits, many companies choose not to provide any benefits beyond these, with a few notable exceptions. This guide on employee benefits in Mexico goes into greater detail on statutory benefits and elective perks companies can offer.

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How to pay remote workers in Mexico

In our guide on hiring employees in Mexico, we touched on how to pay remote workers in Mexico. Let’s take a closer look at the complexities of paying workers in Mexico and talk about how to ensure businesses stay compliant with Mexican labor laws.

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What are labor laws like in Mexico?

Labor laws in Mexico include a variety of differences not found in other countries around the world. Employers looking to hire employees in Mexico should take time to familiarize themselves with the unique requirements of Mexican labor laws.

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Guide on hiring employees in Mexico

Maintaining compliance across international borders can be tricky. Mexico in particular has a few unusual rules that can catch inexperienced employers by surprise. To stay compliant with Mexican laws while providing the best possible experience for your employees, start with this helpful guide.

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