The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the northwestern coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom has the world's sixth-largest economy by nominal gross domestic product (GDP), and the ninth-largest by purchasing power parity (PPP). It has a high-income economy and a very high human development index rating, ranking 14th in the world.
67,886,004 (2020 census)
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The United Kingdom is a global hub for tech talent, boasting a diverse and highly skilled community of software developers, engineers, and IT professionals. Renowned universities like Oxford, Cambridge, and Imperial College London produce graduates with strong technical acumen. Cities like London, Manchester, and Edinburgh have become thriving tech ecosystems, attracting startups and tech giants alike. The UK's commitment to innovation, access to venture capital, and a robust tech infrastructure make it a prime destination for tech companies and entrepreneurs. UK tech talent is celebrated for its creativity, problem-solving abilities, and contributions to cutting-edge technologies, cementing the country's position as a leader in the global tech arena.
Employing in the United Kingdom requires employers to own a legal entity in the country and manage payroll, tax, benefits and compliance through their own in-country resources. The complexity of employment regulations in the UK makes full compliance with employment laws a burdensome process.
Outstaffer can employ your team in the United Kingdom on your behalf through our local legal entity in the country and handle payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance for your India team. You can also pay contractors now in the United Kingdom with Outstaffer.
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.
People at work in the UK benefit from a minimum charter of employment rights, which are found in various Acts, Regulations, common law and equity. This includes the right to a minimum wage, paid holidays, break from work, limit to excessively long working hours, automatic enrolment in a basic occupational pension and provisions for leave.
The following are only guidelines in the broadest sense, and professional legal services are recommended when employing in the UK.
To employ workers in the United Kingdom, contact Outstaffer to learn more about your options.
The United Kingdom, like many other countries, treats self-employed individuals or contractors and full-time workers differently and there are risks associated with misclassification.
Outstaffer supports our clients by offering competitive benefits packages that will help you attract and retain the best talent across the globe! Our benefits specialists have done the research on norms and requirements in each local market and have crafted packages that will allow your employees to thrive, no matter what country they live in.Our benefits packages in India are tailored to fulfil the local needs of your employees. Typically, our packages contain some or all of the following benefits:
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