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Hiring a remote team in a country as Belarus comes with a lot of overhead, such as compliance, local laws, taxes, etc. As a company, you don't want to worry about knowing all the local laws. Instead you want to focus on your remote team and the business. Rivermate's Employer of Record (EOR) solution helps companies hire remote employees in Belarus. We take care of global payroll, taxes, benefits, compliance and HR activities. So you can focus on growing your business.

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1. Hire a remote team in Belarus with Rivermate

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in Belarus, particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in Belarus effectively, conveniently, and in full compliance with all relevant labor laws using Rivermate's global Employer of Record (EOR) solution. We handle the responsibilities and legal risks associated with foreign employment so you can concentrate on growing your company.

2. Introduction

Rivermate is a global employment solutions company that provides Employer of Record services in Belarus.

As an employer of record, we help you hire employees and run payroll services in Belarus, allowing you to avoid the necessity of first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Belarus.

It is not necessary to establish an entity in order to hire an employee. We can hire your employee in any country with a few mouse clicks. Using our Employer of Record solution, you can have full compliance, benefits, and automated payments.

If you wish to hire a remote team in Belarus or individually hire remote employees in Belarus, Rivermate’s global employer of record services will make sure that the process will be as seamless as possible for you.

Send us a message so we can talk about how Rivermate’s Employer of Record Belarus services can best help your company!

3. Hire a remote team in Belarus

Hiring remote employees in Belarus is a decision that requires a lot of analysis and scrutiny. Recruiting the right employees is another important task. To prevent penalties and delays, employers must learn how to recruit personnel and understand the country's employment compliance rules.

4. Cost of living in Belarus

Living in Belarus is quite economical in comparison to other European nations, particularly in the property market. The cost of living in a nation varies according to geography, the kind of industry dominating in that region, taxation laws, and so on. Large cities are often more costly than Belarussian settlements. A single individual may live well on $1,000 per month with around $475 in projected monthly costs and approximately $450 in monthly housing rent. The table below displays the average cost of living in the country.

1. The estimated cost of rent in Belarus is between USD 450 and USD 510.

2. The estimated cost of food and beverage is between USD 204 and USD 300.

3. The estimated transportation cost in Belarus is USD 32.

4. The estimated cost of utilities in Belarus is approximately USD 100.

5. Cost of renting in Belarus

The cost of living may vary substantially based on location, apartment type (furnished or unfurnished), and other amenities. The typical home rent in Belarus may range from $335.48 to $571.00 depending on whether it is a studio apartment or a 3-bedroom apartment in the city center or outside the city. Minsk, the country's capital, is the most costly city in Belarus. The table below shows the average wage and cost of living in Belarus by city.

Belarus' capital, Minsk, is the most costly place to live in. Baranavichy, on the other side, is the least costly. The cost of lodging is a critical factor in raising the country's living expenses.

1. The cost of living in Minsk is USD 451.05. The rental rate in Minsk is between USD 256.26 and USD 406.63.

2. The cost of living in Vitebsk is USD 435. The rental rate in Vitebsk is between USD 118.86 and USD 357.67.

3. The cost of living in Brest is USD 395.40. The rental rate in Brest is between USD 116.69 and USD 185.47.

4. The cost of living in Grodno/Hrodna is USD 373.57. The rental rate in Grodna/Hrodna is between USD 197.09 and USD 295.64.

5. The cost of living in Gomel/Homelis is USD 357.67. The rental rate in Gomel/Homelis is between USD 83.90 and USD 146.46.

6. The cost of living in Baranavichy is USD 296.44. The rental rate in Baranavichy is between USD 59.43 and USD 106.97.

7. The cost of living in Mogilev is USD 402.65. The rental rate in Mogilev is between USD 152.50 and USD 216.65.

6. Major industries in Belarus

The top industries where employers will want to hire remote employees from Belarus are:

1. Advertising and Marketing

2. Energy

3. Construction

4. Information Technology

5. Travel and Tourism

6. Automotive

7. Food Processing

7. Hiring cost in Belarus

Hiring cost is an important consideration when employers seek to hire remote workers from Belarus, and it is determined by a variety of factors, including the cost of living in a given location, total recruiting expense, and so on. You must consider the cost of the screening process, interview procedures, onboarding charges, training costs, and so on when developing a recruiting program. For every firm, the entire cost of the recruiting process is rather considerable.

8. Employment laws Belarus

When recruiting in Belarus, you must be cautious regarding employment contracts, contract termination, benefits, leaves, wages, specific legislation for international workers, and so on. Employment relations in Belarus are primarily governed by:

1. the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus

2. the Labour Code

3. law on trade unions

4. the law on external labor migration

In 2020, the government made many amendments to the current Labour Code to make it more people-friendly. The following are the most significant changes:

1. Remote work

2. Paternity leave

3. Work during vacation

4. To-do list for employers

5. An equal amount of a financial liability

6. Changes in crucial employment terms

7. Fixed-term employment agreements

8. Extension of a work contract and conclusion of a new one

9. Requirements for the execution of an employment agreement

10. Business trips: departure and arrival on days-off

9. Top skills Belarus

To accommodate the highly educated workforce, the employment market in Belarus is expanding. The government undertakes a number of projects, including the establishment of high-tech IT parks, scientific research institutions, and industrial parks. The country already has a well-developed industrial sector, which accounts for around 26% of GDP. The following are the country's key industries:

1. Tractors and agricultural machinery

2. Electrical appliances and household items

3. The automobile industry

4. Electronics for radio

5. Chemicals

6. Textiles

7. Timber

Minsk is Belarus's IT capital, with many enterprises headquartered there. This city has employment in a variety of fields, including:

1. Telecommunications

2. Software development

3. Broadcasting and Entertainment

4. Airlines

5. Banks

6. Automobiles

7. Publishing

Zhodzina is a city near Minsk that provides work in the manufacturing sector, such as commercial cars and trucks.

Mogilev, like Minsk, provides career prospects for IT specialists. Several firms provide software development, development, and integration of software solutions, as well as IT outsourcing services and other services.

Hrodna and Salihorsk have a middling population and fewer work opportunities. As a result, these two cities have varied career prospects in banking, professionals, clerks, management professionals, and so on, as well as in the finance and fertilizer industries.

Babruysk has thriving consumer products and industrial businesses. As a result, qualified engineers or technical personnel should apply.

10. Economic landscape in Belarus

The epidemic has had a significant influence on Belarus's economy. GDP will fall by 0.9% in 2020. The government has proposed several business concepts and measures to stimulate the economy. Belarus's statistics agency forecasts real GDP growth of -0.39% in 2021 and 0.81% in 2022, based on the country's economic recovery.

11. Market size in Belarus

Belarus has a large educated and skilled labor pool. Aside from government measures, more private groups are required to enhance the country's economy and employment rate. Though the epidemic has slowed company growth, there has been a modest rise in private initiative in business development in recent months. The country has around 5 million working-age individuals who work very efficiently.

12. Minimum wage in Belarus

Belarus's minimum wage is 1,450 BYR (560 USD) per month as of 2021, according to Belarus compensation laws. Bonuses and a 13th month of pay are common, though they are not required by law.

13.Why choose Rivermate to hire your remote team in Belarus?

Establishing an entity in Belarus to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in Belarus has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into Belarus simple and effortless. We can assist you with hiring your preferred talent, managing HR and payroll, and ensuring compliance with local legislation without the hassle of establishing a foreign branch office or subsidiary. Our PEO and Global Employer of Record (EOR) solutions in Belarus give you peace of mind so you can focus on running your business. Please contact us if you'd like to learn more about how Rivermate can help you hire employees in Belarus via our Employer of Record (EOR) / PEO solution.

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