Hybrid, remote and flexible working: what’s new?

The fundamental shift in working patterns and preferences created by COVID-19 has led to law and policy changes across the world. Across the world, the closure of offices during the pandemic accelerated the expansion and popularity of remote working, making this arrangement an overnight reality for millions. As it becomes clear that working patterns and preferences have changed for good, many jurisdictions have or are…

A new right to request remote working in Ireland

The Irish government has published proposed details of its long-awaited scheme giving employees the right to request remote working. Irish employers and employees have finally been given some detail on how the long-awaited right to request remote working is expected to operate. The legislation, once enacted, will introduce for the first time a legal framework in Ireland around requesting remote working arrangements. The Department of…

Mobile Working als Geschäftsidee: Risiken der Nutzung von „Employers of Record“

Homeoffice war gestern: Mit den digitalen Möglichkeiten und angesichts der andauernden Corona-Pandemie steigt auch die Beliebtheit von mobiler Arbeit, die remote aus dem Ausland durchgeführt wird. Diese birgt jedoch unter anderem nicht zu unterschätzende aufenthalts-, sozialversicherungs- und steuerrechtliche Risiken für Arbeitgeber und Arbeitnehmer sowie damit verbunden zusätzlich administrativen Aufwand (siehe hierzu unseren Blog). Sog. „Employers of Record“ (EOR) werben nun mit einem globalen Konzept, welches…