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Employees recruitment abroad: an increasing practice

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Today, companies are more developing internationally. Expanding its market becomes important, to compete and gain a worldwide reputation.

As a result, employees need to travel, the company hires employees abroad or sends them on a mission to another country. This article deals with two of these topics: social representation and posting of workers.


When a company wants to hire an employee abroad, it does not have to physically set up. It can use a representative who will hire an employee for it and will be the link between the local government and the company. This practice allows the company to test the desired market without having to invest heavily.


The international development of many companies, makes the posting of workers a common practice in all sectors. Member States regulate and controls become frequent. To be in compliance with the law, it is important to find out for your activity, all the situations that are considered as a secondment of employees. 

Indeed, sending a sales executive for a mission abroad can seem harmless; but this can be considered as posting of workers and thus formalities such as posting declaration may be mandatory.

The regulations are different from a country and sector to another. 

For example, in France, some sectors such as construction, transport, the tertiary sector and events are more concerned with the posting of workers. In the construction sector, a company posting an employee to France must appoint a representative in France, make a declaration, provide the employee with a construction identification card, etc.

ASD Group is a company present in 25 countries around the world, Its mission is to simplify the international development of its customers. One of its expertise, is the posting of workers and social representation. Do not hesitate to visit to find out more about the secondment of workers and to consult the page for social representation on the website :

ASD Group, your preferred expert contact in international development, VAT and international taxes, customs operations, social regulations and business strategy.

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