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Challenges Of Hiring & Payrolling Contract Employees In Europe

Hiring and payrolling temporary or contract employees around Europe can be challenging due to the different regulations and laws in each country.


Hiring remote employees from another country can be a challenging task, especially if you do not have an established company in the country where you want to hire the new employee. The lack of presence in the region can make it difficult to navigate the local laws and regulations around temp/contract hiring, which can create uncertainty and risk. Additionally, not having a presence in the region can make it hard to ensure a positive candidate experience, which is critical to attract and retain top talent.


Europe has a highly skilled workforce with a wide range of candidates open to work, making it an attractive market for companies looking to hire temporary or contract employees. The flexibility and cost-savings that come with hiring contractors and temps can be a real advantage, especially during economic uncertainty. The reduced long-term financial commitment to these workers can provide more flexibility for companies as they navigate the market.

Recently, Gig opportunities have become increasingly attractive to many professionals due to the recent redundancies and uncertainty in the market. This presents the chance for companies to access a pool of highly skilled and experienced workers who are actively looking for new opportunities. Additionally, the increase in remote working has made it easier for companies to have remote workers across the world, which means that geographical location is less of an issue for hiring temporary or contract employees.

All in all, Europe’s wide range of highly skilled workers and recent market changes make it an attractive option for companies looking for temporary or contract employees, with many benefits such as access to a skilled workforce, flexibility, and cost-saving.

Allen Outsource Solution:

  • Our legal entities ensure local compliance with registration procedures, employment contracts, payroll, HR regulations & tax law.
  • Source/headhunt and manage employees across Europe.
  • Hire and employ pre-identified candidates on your behalf.
  • We can support any type of contract (permanent, temporary or contract).
  • Easy billing – we pay employees in local currency and can bill clients in your local location and currency.

One potential solution to this challenge is that our team has an expertise in local laws and regulations and can help you navigate them efficiently. They can also take care of the payroll and tax compliance for the employee and provide other support such as access to local benefits and insurance, allowing you to focus on the recruitment and management of the employee, while leaving the compliance and legal aspects to the experts. This way you can ensure a positive candidate experience and mitigate the risk of non-compliance.

Our legal entities ensure local compliance with registration procedures, employment contracts, payroll, HR regulations and tax law across Europe, ensuring that your business adheres to local laws and regulations. We can help you source and headhunt employees across Europe, and manage them on your behalf. By hiring and employing pre-identified candidates, we can help you save time and resources in the recruitment process.

We also provide support for any type of contract, whether it be permanent, temporary or contract, ensuring that you have the flexibility to adapt to your business needs. In addition, billing is made easy with our solution, as we pay employees in local currency and can bill clients in your location and currency, which help streamline your financial processes.

Overall, our solution provides a comprehensive and compliant approach to hiring and managing employees across Europe, which can help you focus on running your business while we take care of the legal and compliance aspects of hiring employees, making the process easy and effective.


Working with our international recruitment agency is a smooth and efficient process for hiring and managing employees across Europe. We prioritize the employee experience by having a dedicated team who understands the local laws and regulations.

As an international recruitment agency, we have access to a wide talent pool of candidates across Europe, which enables you to find the right Talent for your company, regardless of location. We handle the whole process of recruitment, compliance and management of your employees, which ensures that your company is fully compliant with local laws and regulations.

We work with businesses in IT, Tech, Finance, Telecom, E-commerce, Engineering, Life Sciences and more. We offer full recruitment outsourcing services, executive search and headhunting services, and much more. With offices all over Europe, Allen Recruitment can help expand your company abroad, hiring in Poland, EnglandSpainSwedenFrance, Belgium and the Netherlands.

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