Kai Mütze
New reporting portal The Hungarian authorities have been providing a new website on the posting of workers to Hungary (Posted Workers Directive – PWD) since March 1, 2024. This new interface will be used to comply with reporting and registration obligations in connection with the posting of workers to Hungary. Login details that were set...
USCIS erhöht Visagebühren
New U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fees for 2024 Nonimmigrant Visas U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services increased premium processing fees on February 26, 2024. This means that the application must be processed more quickly after the application has been submitted. The visa should be approved or rejected within 2 weeks for premium processing. The regular...
Japan führt neues Visum ein
Japan wants to introduce a new visa category for so-called digital nomads. Visa-free short stays in Japan of up to 90 days are currently an option for Germans and citizens of 67 other countries and regions for tourist or classic business trips, such as. B. Participation in conferences, meetings or similar activities. For stays longer...
UK Flagge mit Big Ben
Changes to the approval of “sponsor licenses” in the UK from April 2024 Employers must obtain approval (called a “sponsor license”) from the Home Office to employ foreign workers in the UK. This can be submitted online using a completed application form along with the required documents and information. Previously, the sponsor license was valid...
Bilaterales Sozialversicherungsabkommen Österreich und Japan
The Foreign Minister of Japan and the Ambassador of Austria signed a social security agreement between the two countries in Japan on January 19, 2024. The agreement allows employees who are posted to the other country for a temporary period of less than five years to remain insured in the pension system of the sending...
Frau am Laptop im Homeoffice
Italy signs framework agreement on cross-border teleworking We already reported on the Multilateral Framework Convention on ordinary cross-border telework on August 1, 2023. This agreement makes it possible for employees, under certain conditions, to spend up to 49.99% of their working hours in the form of telework in their country of residence and still be...
Irische Flagge auf Landkarte
Ireland has raised the minimum wage introduced in 2000 as of January 1, 2024. Employees over 20 years of age in Ireland now receive at least €12.70 per hour. The minimum wage has also increased for employees under 20. Age Minimum wage per hour 20+ 12,70 € 19 11,43 € 18 10,16 € Unter 18...
South Korea introduces visas for digital nomads on January 1, 2024 Who is eligible? Foreign employees who are employed in a foreign company, can work remotely and have been working in the same industry for at least a year, together with their family members. Applicants for the digital nomad visa must have an annual income...
Ungarische Flagge vor Brücke
Current suspension of the processing of residence permit applications until February 29, 2024 Foreign non-EU citizens must expect delays when applying for a residence permit in Hungary if they are submitted on or after January 1, 2024. For applications submitted on or before December 31, 2023, the decision will be made in accordance with the...
Gebäude in Vietnam mit Landesflagge
Innovations in the labor market test – applying for a permit for workers from abroad in Vietnam There have been new regulations for employing foreigners in Vietnam since September 2023. A work permit is generally required for this. In order to receive a work permit, the employee must be able to be classified in one...
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