Working remotely abroad is a dream of many Finns. During the COVID-19 pandemic, lots of people have noticed that they can work remotely as well as at the office. Now people are dreaming even of permanent remote work abroad. But what are the employer’s obligations regarding people working remote abroad?
A company bike is an employee benefit that a company may offer to its employees, and as a benefit it is comparable, for example, to a company car. A company bike is intended for the personal use of an employee, who can use it for commuting and for leisure rides.
Many organizations have declared themselves mainly or partly remote over the past year. In most organizations however remote means some kind of hybrid model of work in which some of the work is done remotely and some traditionally from offices. In other organizations employees decide their way of working independently and in some there are at least some regulations concerning work location or working hours.
The coronavirus has shaken the mental well-being of many employees. The fear of getting sick, the strict quarantines and isolation from family and friends weigh on people’s minds all over the world. For this reason, companies have now started taking various measures towards improving personnel well-being.