All About Remote Work in the United Kingdom

Learn about hiring employees in the UK for remote work and how Justworks EOR can make hiring and managing UK-based employees easier.

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Building a Remote Team in the United Kingdom

With the help of a global employer of record provider like Justworks, small businesses can hire employees in the UK more efficiently. With Justworks EOR, you can streamline hiring and managing employees in the UK without setting up a local entity — saving time and resources.

An EOR is responsible for local HR processes, such as: 

  • Maintaining compliance with local employment laws and other regulations

  • Drafting employment contracts in the correct language

  • Managing payroll and taxes, including withholdings and deductions payments

  • Administering local benefits, such as private health insurance 

  • Registering with the local social security system, foreign tax authorities, and other government institutions

  • Offering support and navigating terminations and severance

Benefits of Hiring Remote Workers in the UK

Choosing to hire in the UK has benefits, including new talent, ideal location, and cost savings. 

Tap Into a Wider Talent Pool

Subcopy: The UK has a highly skilled workforce across diverse industries, providing businesses access to top talent to drive innovation and growth. Nearly a third of the population in England and Wales hold a bachelor's degree or higher, making the UK an excellent choice for employers looking to hire for specialized skills. 

Strategic Location

Situated between Europe and other global markets, the UK's strategic geographical location facilitates collaboration with international partners and clients, opening up opportunities for business expansion.

Lower Employee Costs

Embracing remote work in the UK allows businesses to reduce overhead costs associated with traditional office spaces, such as rent, utilities, and maintenance.

UK Employee Rights for Remote Workers

Here are some things to know to keep your business compliant when hiring remote workers in the UK.

Ready to Hire Confidently in the United Kingdom?

Justworks EOR makes building your global team seamless by helping you hire and onboard talent in the UK and beyond more quickly. Save yourself the time and hassle of international hiring today.