Helen Wilsenach argues employers must approach foreign remote working with caution

Following on from the covid-19 pandemic, employers across the globe are contending with a new phenomenon – the employment law implications when employees want to continue working for them, but from another country.

According to an Owl labs study, 16 per cent of global companies are fully remote. Meanwhile, since 2009, the number of people who work from home has risen by 159 per cent. For many reasons, people across the world would prefer to work remotely, people often feel more productive when working from home and benefit from increased time with their families. People often choose to work remotely from foreign jurisdictions for increased flexibility and freedom, while many employees report increased income when working...

Helen Wilsenach
Partner
Bowmans

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