Hire in the UK

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Planning the expansion of your remote team into the UK can be daunting, but with the right approach, it can be a smooth and rewarding process. At Teamed, we make global employment a breeze.

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Hiring in the United Kingdom

Currency: Pound
Public Holidays:
Spoken languages
Welsh 1%
Polish 1%
Ease of doing business:

8 out of 190
Cost of Living:

27 out of 146
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You need a partner that  won't let you down.

With Teamed, hiring in the UK becomes seamless through our Employer of Record (EOR) solution, offering comprehensive support in payroll, compliance, benefits, and legalities for you.
  • 24/5 (Human) support - ready to onboard your new hires within 24 hours.

  • We manage your international payroll & local contracts - 100% compliant & hassle free.

  • Affordable EOR from 400€ per employee - No hidden fees and without a hefty price attached.

Hiring in the UK with Teamed was a breeze

“Since our first meeting with Teamed, we’ve had great confidence in what they can do. Whether we communicate via email or through virtual meetings, everything is handled with speed and precision — something that, as such a fast-paced organisation, we value immensely.”
Marta Silva
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The Teamed hiring process

Step 1
Find the talent and meet Teamed

You've found the talent and are ready to hire them as a Spanish employee or a contractor. This is where Teamed as your Employer of Record (EOR) can hire and pay the talent for you.

Step 2
Receive proposal and sign the MSA

After meeting with our hiring experts, you'll have a simulation with the specific employment costs calculated and a Master Service Agreement (MSA) to sign.

step 3
Welcome to Teamed: The kick-off call

Time for your onboarding call with your own customer success manager. During this stage you'll get access to the Teamed platform and you will have an opportunity to ask any questions.

Step 4
Employee onboarding and signed contract

We onboard your employee and take them through the contract. We facilitate and concerns or questions.

Step 5
Employee starts at your business

Your employee is now ready to start working in their new role in your business.

Hiring Insights for the UK

Please read through our frequently asked questions regarding hiring in the UK. We've listed the most common questions and answers below.

Sickness Cover

Sickness Cover includes work-related incapacity due to illness or injury, offering up to 28 weeks of Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) funded by employers. Notably, many employers enhance this provision by offering additional sick pay beyond the statutory minimum.

Parental Leave

Maternity leave can last for 52 weeks, with payment at 90% for the initial 6 weeks. For the following 33 weeks it is 90% of the average weekly income or £172.48, whichever is lower. For the remaining 13 weeks it is unpaid.

Paternity leave is 2 weeks and is 90% of the average weekly income or £172.48 whichever is lower.

Shared Parental Leave: You can share up to 50 weeks of leave and up to 37 weeks of pay between a couple at the rates stated above for maternity pay.

Annual Leave

Employees are entitled to 28 working days of annual leave inclusive of 8 public holidays.

Health Insurance

Partnering with AXA, we offer a health insurance plan. Pricing that adapts to each employee's unique circumstances, but please note that pre-existing conditions are not covered.

Private Pension

When hiring a new employee, it's mandatory to enrol them into a private pension scheme. However, employees have the option to opt out if they choose. The contribution rates typically consist of 3% from the employer and 5% from the employee.

Custom Benefits

Our team can build custom benefits packages based on the specific needs of our customers whilst ensuring that the benefits will stay 100% compliant.

Probation Period

No specific period length is mandated by law, though the most common probation durations range from 3 to 6 months.

A minimum of 1 week's notice is required if the employment duration is between 1 month and 2 years.An additional week's notice per year of employment is added for durations spanning 2 to 12 years.

Fixed Term Contracts

The duration of renewing fixed-term contracts is capped at 4 years. Beyond this period, employees transition automatically to permanent status.

Following the initial 12-month fixed-term contract, the employer assumes certain obligations:

If the contract isn't renewed, the employer must furnish a written explanation for the non-renewal.

Failure to renew the contract after 2 years of service constitutes dismissal, entitling the employee to claim unfair dismissal. Additionally, in case of redundancy, the employee may qualify for redundancy pay.‍


At Teamed, we streamline the termination process in the UK, ensuring compliance with country laws and applicable agreements. Our tailored support includes:

Efficient Communication:
Leading termination discussions and facilitating agreements with professionalism and empathy.

Navigating Complex Laws: Expert handling of individual dismissals and company-wide redundancies, with special attention to local requirements.

Managing Dismissals: Guidance on different types of dismissals, including severance calculations and formal procedures.

Financial and Legal Precision: Accurate final settlements and seamless handling of statutory requirements, ensuring a dignified exit process.

"During a tough time, Teamed was our anchor. They guided us through the complexities of downsizing with empathy and expertise." Shivani, from Pixelynx

Visa Support

We're sorry that we can't sponsor visas in the UK right now, but don't worry!

When you join us for a demo, our warm and knowledgeable global employment experts will be thrilled to point you in the right direction and help you find the support and resources you need.

Charges & fees?  With Teamed there are no hidden charges

At Teamed, transparency is paramount. We pride ourselves on never imposing additional fees. That means no extra FX fees, no additional onboarding fees—just clear, upfront pricing. What we agree upon is precisely what you'll pay.

When will I be invoiced the first time?

Your first invoice will be issued during the month your first employee/contractors has been onboarded. This means that if an employee starts on the 12th of February, the first invoice will be issued by the end of February.

Are there deposits for employees?

Our standard procedure involves requesting a deposit from our customers, typically equivalent to the employee's first month's salary, as a precautionary measure. This practice ensures our ability to consistently fulfil our legal obligation to pay employees promptly.

How does invoicing work?

With Teamed, you'll get one invoice in one currency with itemised list by employees. Your employees and contractors get paid in their local currencies.

"No hitches, all straight forward and without a hefty price tag! Thank you!”

Julia Mardell

Operations Director, Classic Folios