Every business can enable remote work

Your business can hire international talent with Remote: payroll, tax, benefits, and compliance for distributed teams.

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We navigate complex international hiring, so you don’t have to

The adoption of remote work has accelerated faster than many would have imagined. According to Gartner, 51 percent of knowledge workers will be remote by 2022.

Enabling a globally distributed workforce is no longer a nice-to-have – it’s an expectation that’s critical to both retain your existing people and hire top talent too.

Traditionally, HR teams have been limited to hiring in locations where the business already has a legal entity. Remote changes that. With our modern platform for global employment, HR and people teams can focus on talent acquisition and employee experience rather than becoming experts in international tax and labor laws.

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A trusted partner for global employment


Onboard international employees in a few clicks

Whether you’re hiring people from Ireland, the Philippines, or Ecuador, Remote makes it simple. Our blend of global expansion experts and streamlined technology handles payroll, benefits, and local labor law compliance.

  • Rest easy with fully compliant international hiring - we take on the risk
  • Fully managed payroll: employees are paid in their local currencies according to local laws
  • Offer your teammates best-in-class benefits and perks for their country
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Manage contractors and employees together

Whether you’re hiring your first international contractor or 100th employee, Remote makes global employment easier.

  • Get contractors and employees onboard quickly, with localized contracts adapted to meet local labor laws
  • Pay contractors in more than 170 countries with no hidden charges
  • Approve contractor invoices and employee expenses from our easy-to-use platform
  • Make contractors part of the team: offer a seamless switch to full-time or part-time employment with benefits

Converting a contractor to an employee can protect you from penalties, provide a better experience for the employee, and make it simpler for both parties to collaborate. What are the signs to look out for?


Make your remote workers part of the team

Distributed teammates don’t have to sit on the sidelines. With Remote, every employee receives a localized experience based on their country of residence.

  • Pay in a local currency in accordance with local customs, like 13th month salary payments, if applicable
  • Provide all statutory benefit requirements by default, with supplemental health and insurance benefits available
  • Support international moves with visa and immigration advice
  • Offer 24/7 HR support provided by our local experts
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Making the complex, simple and transparent

As organizations grow, scaling can become difficult. Remote’s platform becomes the single source of truth to give you visibility into payroll, compliance, and more.

  • Securely store key employment documents
  • Approve payroll, expenses and time-off with centralized workflows
  • Connect using custom integrations to your HRIS and ERP systems and other expense management or attendance/time-tracking tools

Why do HR teams rely on Remote for international hiring?


Avoid mistakes and manage risk

As the employer of record, Remote is responsible for employment, payroll, tax, and labor law compliance. Our in-house experts monitor regulatory changes in every country we’re in, allowing us – and you – to operate at maximum efficiency.

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      Avoid compliance fines
      in the United Kingdom.

    • £18 million for non-compliance with GDPR
    • £3,000+ fine for unpaid Statutory Sick Pay
    • Unlimited fine for failing to comply with obligations under the Working Time Regulation
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      Avoid compliance fines
      in Canada.

    • $1,000CAD for each day that employment records are not presented for the previous 36 months
    • 2 year ban in trading for non-compliance relating to temporary workers
    • Up to $250,000CAD for no Long-Term Disability Plan
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      Avoid compliance fines
      in CA, United States.

    • $20,130 per violation for not fulfilling the eligibility-to-work documentation
    • $300 civil penalty for each violation of the Equal Pay Act
    • Ceasing of operations for unlicensed business
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Local entities for greater control

Remote never uses third-party providers, so we own the direct relationship with the employee and the employer. This means we can offer more transparency, more expertise, and more flexibility in the locations we serve.

Not all global employment solutions providers are created equal. Some own legal entities in the countries where they operate, while others rely on partner networks to do the heavy lifting. To help illustrate which model is better for your business, we have put together this helpful guide.


We’re always here to help

Remote’s local HR experts are on-hand to help you around employment challenges. Whether it’s providing one-off recognition bonuses and promotions, or navigating disciplinary procedures, you can contact our team for speedy support.

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The strongest protection for your IP

Because Remote owns the full stack, from entities to payroll and benefits, we’re able to offer industry-leading intellectual property and invention rights. Your valuable IP transfers directly from employees, through Remote, back to your business.


Enterprise-grade data security as standard

The Remote platform uses the strongest protections possible to secure your sensitive financial and personal data from harm. Our processes and systems are fully GDPR and SOC 2 compliant for your peace of mind.

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