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Global Employer of Record in Colombia

Global employment services

Willing to hire international workforce in Colombia? We are here to help you.

Send us your project details here, and we will be happy to employ your international workforce on your behalf in Colombia in a fast and cost-effective way.

Spotlight on Colombia:

  • Location – Located in South America and shares borders with Brazil, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Venezuela.
  • Capital – Bogota.
  • Population – 47.5 million.
  • Labor force – 64.20 percent (2017).
  • Currency – Colombian Peso (COP).
  • Export – USD 3.39 billion (2017). Export commodities: Oil, coal, gold, machinery, chemicals and cut flowers. Main export partners: United States, China, Spain, Venezuela, Netherlands, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, India, Brazil, and United Kingdom.
  • Import – USD 4.03 billion (2017). Imports products: machinery, transport equipment, manufactured products, chemicals, fuel, mineral lubricants and related products, food and livestock. Main import partners are Argentina, Canada, Germany, France, Japan, South Korea.
  • Holidays – New Year’s Day; Epiphany; St. Joseph’s Day; Holy Thursday; Good Friday; Labor Day; The Ascension of Christ; Corpus Christi; The Sacred Heart of Jesus; Saint Peter and Saint Paul; Independence Day; Battle of Boyaca; The Assumption of Mary; Day of the Race/ Columbus Day; All Saint’s Day; Cartagena Independence Day; The Immaculate Conception; Christmas Day.

More and more global companies are seeing the value of hiring international employees in Colombia to have a presence on this market. With local legislative peculiarities, the challenge is to engage global workforce in a risk-free and cost-effective manner.

With this in mind, Acumen International has designed a global employment, aka International Employer of Record (EOR) payroll solution to help global companies, just like yours, expand their international reach or engage the brightest global talent with their projects. If you are seeking to reinforce your internal team with the expertise of a global talent based in Colombia, if you have already selected a candidate and want him to work for you remotely from Colombia in a legally compliant way, our global employment solution is the way for you to go.

Like every other country, Colombia has its own employment nuances, which must be fully observed to ensure 100% compliance. Trust us to handle the global employment and HR side of your workforce management in Colombia so you are sure that none of these nuances are missed and that your employees are employed and payrolled properly and compliantly.

Employer of Record solution in Colombia

Global Employer of Record is an integrated solution that is designated to help you rise to the daunting challenges of hiring and managing your remote employees in Colombia, which includes:

  • familiarizing with the country’s employment legislation
  • onboarding of employees
  • payrolling employees on a monthly basis in local currency/ies
  • and arranging for visa and work permit if you need to employ expatriate personnel in Colombia

Via a Global Employer of Record solution, Acumen International can employ the selected candidate or candidates on your behalf in Colombia in a record time. We become your trusted partner and guide you through local labor laws thus eliminating any employment risks for you and freeing you from the necessity to go into all legislative specificities or set everything up by yourselves. Also, we will resolve all local labor issues for you, which would give you freedom to focus on your main business objectives.

As part of the benefits of using our international Employer of Record and payroll outsourcing solution in Colombia is that we can organize work permits and business visas in Colombia required for expatriates’ immigration.

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