The Kingdom of Thailand is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy that’s recorded over a thousand years of rich cultural history.
Famous for its monasteries, temples, floating markets, some of the world’s best street food, and unparalleled biodiversity, Thailand boasts even more economically, with Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy, advanced human development rankings, a fully diversified economy.
66,558,935 (est. 2019)
Thailand is steadily rising as a hub for tech talent in Southeast Asia. The country hosts a growing community of skilled software developers, engineers, and IT professionals. Thai universities are producing graduates with strong technical knowledge, and cities like Bangkok and Chiang Mai are witnessing a surge in tech startups and innovation centers. Thailand's competitive cost of living and a burgeoning startup culture make it an appealing destination for tech companies and entrepreneurs. Thai tech talent is known for its creativity and adaptability, contributing to Thailand's increasing presence in the regional and global tech landscape.
You can pay contractors now in Thailand with Outstaffer. Note that we are busy building our own entity in Thailand to provide you with the best possible employment solutions for your employees, but our employer of record service is not yet live in this country.
To employ in Thailand, companies must own a local legal entity in the country or work with a global employment solution. Developing the processes required to manage payroll, benefits, taxes, and onboarding in countries like Thailand can get complicated fast, especially without localized expertise.
Looking to employ workers in Australia? Companies hiring in Australia must either own a legal entity in the country or work with a global employment solutions provider, usually one that provides employer of record services.
Outstaffer makes it easy for companies of all sizes to employ workers in Australia using our employer of record solution. We can help employ your Australian team using our local Australian entity, as well as handle your payroll, benefits, taxes, and local legal compliance.
Thailand’s Labor Protection Act of 1998 spells out provisions for employee protections and workers’ rights designed to fight inequality and safeguard Thailand’s workforce of 38.4 million. Employees in Thailand enjoy protections against discrimination based on age, religion, sexual orientation, gender expression, and race.
Thailand, like many other countries, treats self-employed individuals or contractors and full-time workers differently and there are risks associated with misclassification.
There are 16 public holidays.
Beyond providing your employees with all statutory benefits in Thailand, Outstaffer can help you create a custom benefits package for your international team. A competitive benefits package may include perks such as:
Employee contracts can be terminated if a just cause is established, such as dishonesty, negligence, fraud, or any other work-related offences, without any obligation to make severance payments.
Employees who’ve been employed for less than 120 days can be terminated without cause or any obligation to make severance payments.