Employer of Record (EOR)

Whether you’re looking to expand your business across ASEAN, Africa, Europe, or North America, our EOR services, combined with our wage hosting capabilities, ensure that your company complies with local employment laws and effectively manages payroll and taxes for your employees.

Your EOR Guide

Harness the Power of Employer of Record

.Navigate global hiring effortlessly with our Employer of Record (EOR) services. An EOR simplifies the complexities of international employment and compliance, enabling you to expand your workforce globally without the burden of legal issues. Explore how partnering with an EOR and utilizing wage hosting can accelerate your global expansion and focus your efforts on business growth.

What is Employer of Record?

An Employer of Record is a third-party organization that takes on the formal responsibilities of employment, such as payroll, taxes, benefits, and compliance with local labor laws, on behalf of another company. Essentially, while the client company directs the employees’ day-to-day activities, the EOR handles all employment-related administrative and legal tasks. This arrangement is particularly useful for companies looking to expand internationally without establishing a legal entity in the new location.

 

An EOR allows companies to outsource the administrative burdens of hiring and managing employees, while still retaining control over the day-to-day work of their staff. With Wage Hosting, your business can manage wages efficiently, ensuring seamless payroll processing and compliance with various local regulations.

Benefits of Employer of Record

  • Simplified International Expansion: One of the primary advantages of using an EOR is the ease it brings to international business expansion. Companies can hire employees in new countries without navigating the complex web of local labor laws, tax codes, and regulatory compliance issues. By integrating wage hosting, businesses can manage payroll seamlessly across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Reduced Legal and Compliance Risks: Since the EOR is well-versed in the local legalities of employment, partnering with one significantly reduces the risk of non-compliance with labor laws, tax regulations, and employment standards. This peace of mind is invaluable, especially in regions with stringent labor regulations.
  • Cost and Time Efficiency: Setting up a legal entity in a new country can be both time-consuming and expensive. An EOR eliminates these barriers, allowing businesses to deploy their human resources quickly and efficiently. This efficiency can result in significant cost savings in terms of legal fees, setup costs, and ongoing compliance management.
  • Flexibility and Scalability: EORs offer businesses the flexibility to scale their workforce up or down without the administrative burdens typically associated with hiring or layoffs. This agility is crucial in adapting to market demands and project-specific requirements.
An EOR offers the agility to resize your workforce for market tests or growth phases, minus the fixed commitments or costs of conventional hiring, acting like a flexible band for your staffing needs.

When should you use an Employer of Record?

  • Remote Workforce Management: In today’s digital age, many businesses have remote workers located in different states or countries. Managing payroll, benefits, and compliance across multiple jurisdictions can be challenging. EOR services streamline these processes, allowing companies to focus on their core business while ensuring their remote workforce is properly managed and compliant.
  • Project-Based Hiring: For short-term projects or seasonal work, companies may need to quickly scale their workforce without committing to long-term employment contracts. EOR services offer flexibility by providing temporary workers without the administrative burdens associated with traditional hiring.
  • Independent Contractor Conversion: In some cases, companies may engage independent contractors who should legally be classified as employees. Converting these workers to full-time employees can be complex due to legal implications. EOR services facilitate this transition by assuming the role of employer, ensuring compliance with labor laws and mitigating potential risks.
With the rise of remote work, companies often hire employees who reside in different states or countries and this can be done through an Employer of Record.

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What sets us apart

Why Choose iScale for your Employer of Record needs?

Discover why iScale is your ideal choice for Employer of Record services: committed long-term partnerships, cost-effective solutions, comprehensive employee support, and transparent pricing.
iScale’s Wage Hosting model fosters strong, integrated relationships, ensuring our team becomes an extension of your organization for effective collaboration.
Enjoy a cost-effective partnership with transparent fees that align closely with market rates, covering not just salaries but all essentials, from facilities to employee benefits.
We take care of all employee-related needs, including workspace, internet, and equipment, ensuring a seamless operation without extra overheads.

With iScale, what you see is what you get. Our clear EOR pricing model includes all costs upfront, helping you budget effectively without surprises.

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How it works

Our Employer of Record Process

Whether you’re aiming to grow your business in ASEAN, Africa, Europe, or North America, we’re here to support you at every step. Let us handle the details so you can focus on what matters most – growing your business.
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You choose the people

You decide whom to work with locally. We can also assist in assembling your A-team.
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We handle the contracts

We have extensive HR expertise to identify the most suitable arrangement for you and your employee.
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You manage remotely

We employ the individuals, but they serve exclusively for your company.
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We handle administration

We manage payslips, taxes, etc. You receive a single transparent invoice detailing all costs (salary, charges, operational expenses, and service fees).

Our Transparent EOR Pricing

We offer transparent, all-inclusive hourly pricing for our EOR services, tailored to meet your unique needs and give you complete control over your outsourcing budget.
Customized EOR Solutions

From Home-Based Freedom to Full-Fledged Office-Based Setup

Boost your business with a team that molds to your work style, from the quiet of your home office to the buzz of a corporate setting. Our staff augmentation brings you the flexibility to expand and the expertise to excel, ensuring your success is always supported, no matter where you work.

Home-based Staff

Our home-based staff consists of talented professionals who excel in working remotely. They are equipped with the necessary tools and resources to efficiently collaborate with your team from any location. With a focus on productivity and communication, they ensure seamless integration into your projects while delivering high-quality results.

Hybrid Staff

Our hybrid staff members are adept at blending remote and in-office work to meet your specific requirements. They offer the best of both worlds, combining the flexibility of remote work with the collaboration opportunities of in-person interactions. Whether it’s attending meetings virtually or collaborating on-site, they ensure seamless coordination to achieve your business goals.

Office-based Staff

Our office-based staff members are dedicated professionals who thrive in a traditional office environment. They bring a strong sense of teamwork and camaraderie to your projects, fostering a supportive work culture. With access to on-site resources and facilities, they ensure efficient collaboration and seamless project execution.
Common Questions About EOR

FAQs

What if local employment laws change?

We continuously monitor legal updates and adjust our practices accordingly, keeping you informed and compliant without any operational disruptions.

While iScale’s primary focus is on legal and HR compliance for employing staff in new markets, we can provide guidance and support for aspects of employee relocation, such as visa sponsorship and relocation advice. For more specialized relocation needs, please email [email protected]

You can initiate the hiring process almost immediately, bypassing the need for a local legal entity setup, with your international team operational in days to weeks.