In this article we identify the main differences in the regulation of telework in different Member States.
The closure of borders due to the COVID-19 pandemic particularly affected cross-border workers, who were unable to commute to their place of work and were forced to telework from their residence. This has prompted the European Commission to adopt guidelines for the co-ordination of intra-EU telework which are of great interest.
The concepts of self-employed, bogus self-employed or economically dependent self-employed often cause confusion among people who want to telework for their company from another country. Below we explain the characteristics of each and their implications.
Although there is no specific legislation regulating telework at European level, there are regulations and directives that address telework-related issues and we have listed them in this article.
This is one of the most important questions asked by teleworkers, and also one of the most difficult to answer because there is no one correct answer. Consult the implications of territoriality principle.
So that digital nomads can carry out their agendas in peace from any part of the world, it is advisable that they obtain health insurance that will cover any mishap they may undergo.
A free card that allows access to public healthcare – deemed necessary by medical standards – during a temporary stay in any of the 27 member states of the EU, and also Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland, with the same conditions and costs as those insured in that country (in some countries medical aid is free).