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Global Employer of Record in Portugal

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Willing to hire international workforce in Portugal? 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 Portugal in a fast and cost-effective way.

Spotlight on Portugal:

  • Location – Located in Europe and shares borders with Spain.
  • Capital – Lisbon.
  • Population – 10.22 million.
  • Labor force – 59.20 percent (2019).
  • Currency – Euro (EUR).
  • Export – 5377.69 EUR Million (2019). Export commodities: Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers; food products and beverages; chemicals, chemical products and man-made fibres; machinery and equipment; rubber and plastic products; coke, refined petroleum products and nuclear fuel; wearing apparel, furs; electrical machinery and apparatus; pulp, paper and paper products; and textiles. Main export partners: Spain, France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States, and the Netherlands.
  • Import – 7128.47 EUR Million (2019). Imports products: Chemicals, chemical products and man-made fibres; motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers; food products and beverages; crude petroleum and natural gas; services incidental to oil and gas extraction; machinery and equipment; basic metals; products of agriculture, hunting and related services; and radio, television and communication equipment and apparatus. Main import partners are Spain, Germany, France, Italy, and the Netherlands.

More and more global companies are seeing the value of hiring international employees in Portugal 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 Portugal, if you have already selected a candidate and want him to work for you remotely from Portugal in a legally compliant way, our global employment solution is the way for you to go.

Like every other country, Portugal 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 Portugal 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 Portugal

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 Portugal, 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 Portugal

Via a Global Employer of Record solution, Acumen International can employ the selected candidate or candidates on your behalf in Portugal 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 Portugal is that we can organize work permits and business visas in Portugal required for expatriates’ immigration.

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