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Hiring a remote team in a country as Italy 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 Italy. 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 Italy with Rivermate

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in Italy, particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in Italy 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 Italy.

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

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 Italy or individually hire remote employees in Italy, 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 Italy services can best help your company!

3. Hire a remote team in Italy

Italy is one of the countries in the world that offers a great standard of living. It has a population of roughly 60.3 million people and an unemployment rate of 11.1 percent. Italy is well-known around the globe for its inventive and innovative enterprises. The country offers a wide range of options to offer, including worldwide multinational firms, local and medium-sized businesses, industrial areas, the manufacturing sector, and many more.

With its diverse goods and services, Italy serves nearly 500 million customers worldwide. Serving such a large population necessitates a large staff. This generates employment chances for individuals all across the globe. Italy is a lovely location to live because of its natural beauty and good level of life.

4. Cost of living in Italy

Italy's cost of living is $1221, which is 1.31 times more than the global average. Italy ranks 38th out of 197 nations in terms of cost of living and 28th in terms of quality of life.

In Italy, the average after-tax wage is $1475, which is enough to pay living costs for 1.2 months.

5. Cost of renting in Italy

A one-person rental facility in Italy costs around US $800 on average. The cost varies depending on the size of the housing facility, the number of residents, whether they share or not, the available utilities and facilities, and so forth. The desired lifestyle and the availability of a place have a significant impact on the cost of rent.

In Italy, resource allocation is determined by geography. The cost of living in metropolitan areas is greater than in smaller places. The cost of life in Italy has risen over the last decade, particularly after the COVID-19 lockout. The distribution of a few Italian cities based on population and quality of life is shown below:

- Cities categorized as Tier 1 cities are metropolitan cities like Rome, Milan, Naples, Venice, etc.

- Cities categorized as Tier 2 cities are upcoming centers like Turin, Genoa, Messina, etc.

- Cities categorized as Tier 3 cities are locations with notable growth potential like Africo, etc.

6. Major industries in Italy

Agriculture is a significant economic sector in Italy. Agriculture takes up 12.7 million hectares of land in the nation. Italy cultivates cereals, olive groves, vineyards, citrus groves, sugar beets, and flowers. World-class agricultural practices are being used, increasing the need for farmers and agriculturally trained workers in Italy.

Italy's energy industry is home to some of the world's largest corporations. Hydrocarbons contribute significantly to Italy's GDP. The energy industry has witnessed a decrease in income since the emergence of COVID-19. However, when the globe returns to normality, economists predict a significant increase in economic results and job prospects.

The Italian Science and Technology industry has built several technology parks. It not only enhances exposure to the scientific world, but it also promotes tourism.

For decades, tourism has been an important sector in Italy, which boasts gorgeous picturesque landscapes and great architecture. Tourists are particularly drawn to the real Italian cuisine. As a thriving industry, there are several possibilities in the travel industry.

7. Hiring cost in Italy

Hiring is a necessary investment in every industry. It is extremely crucial to spend this money wisely. Some of the elements taken into account that require the highest recruiting cost are as follows:

- The cost of onboarding and training

- Expenses related to the interview process

- Time devoted to execution

- Costs of missed opportunities

8. Employment laws Italy

Italy has a highly regulated employment system. Definition sections are formed which are responsible for drafting the employment laws and looking after their implementation.

- Hours of work

- Paid leave

- Maternity leave and maternity protection

- Minimum age and protection of young workers

- Equality

The laws and regulations that govern the employment relationships in Italy are based upon

- European Community Acts and Regulations

- European Court of Justice

- Contract of employment

- Labor rights in the Constitution

9. Top skills Italy

The majority of possibilities in Italy are in the private sector. It requires both hard and soft abilities such as strong communication, collaboration, devotion, time management, and so on.

If you are an employer and are interested in hiring remote employees in Italy, these are the skills you can expect from them:

- Business services

- Distribution and transport

- Technicians

- Elementary teachers

- Healthcare

Italy is well-known for its well-planned city infrastructure, which makes diverse cities suited for various sorts of economic operations.

- Rome is a popular tourist destination. The tourism business provides several career possibilities in Rome. In addition, the fashion and technology sectors contribute significantly to the city's economy.

- Milan is more of a commercial hub. The biggest prospects are in e-commerce, transportation, storage, retail, and sales. It is a lovely city with a contemporary feel to it.

10. Economic landscape in Italy

Italy has a well developed capitalist economy. This country's nominal GDP is $2.106 trillion (€ 1.77 trillion) and its per capita income is $34,997 (€ 29,377.01). It has a PPP GDP of $2.610 trillion (€2.19 trillion) and a per capita income of $43,376 (€36,410.47). Employment possibilities in Italy come from both the private and public sectors. The cooperative industry employs 4.5 percent of the Italian population.

11. Market size in Italy

The Italian economy is well-known for its innovative enterprises in a variety of industries. It boasts a thriving agricultural industry, having the world's biggest wine producing operation. Italy's market is highly recognized for its manufacturing, fashion, and car industries, in addition to these big profitable sectors.

12. Minimum wage in Italy

In Italy, there is no minimum wage at the national or regional level, but a CBA (contract between an employer and employee) can force one. Employees are entitled to a salary that enables them to live comfortably. Even if your company does not comply with the minimum wage law, courts will look to a negotiated minimum wage as being a contractually agreed-upon rule.

While 13th-month and annual bonuses are not required by Italy's compensation laws, these bonuses are prevalent in the majority of CBAs. Many employers will offer employees a bonus before Christmas, and according to CBA regulations, companies that are subject to the law are required to pay employees 14th month salary during the summer months.

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

Establishing an entity in Italy to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in Italy has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into Italy 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 Italy 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 Italy via our Employer of Record (EOR) / PEO solution.

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