Why should I choose Umbrella Payroll / Employer of Record (EoR) services to externalize missions
If you are an organisation or business using external consultants to deliver projects locally or internationally, you might be familiar with the administrative hurdles that can stand in the way of such projects.
Payroll and employment procedures in Switzerland can be complex. It requires specific knowledge in legal, tax and social systems, as well as competency in the numerous administrative procedures of the local, cantonal, and federal authorities.
If you hire someone outside your company to deliver an assignment, you have to ensure that this person is recognised as a self-employed person according to Swiss law.
Using Umbrella Payroll / Employer of Record (EoR) services provides you with a secure way to use external contractors in full compliance with Swiss and international laws and regulations.
Why Work with us
Choosing carefully your partners is key in ensuring the success of your projects. Our experts provide tailor-made Payroll / Employer of Record (EoR) services. We take care of all legal and procedural aspects of your project, so that you can focus on getting things done with complete peace of mind.
We have expert knowledge of all the relevant Swiss laws, including labour and tax laws. We have the necessary authorisations and operate in strict compliance with the Swiss Labour and Employment Services Act (LSE).
Integrity and Confidentiality
Our services are performed, in a timely manner, with the utmost discretion and efficiency by qualified and experienced professionals. We treat all your information with strict confidentiality.
Our experts keep abreast of the trends and developments in the fields of human resources and social security to ensure the highest quality of advice.
We offer our services at a competitive price, in line if your own needs, and with complete transparency: no hidden cost, no extra bill at the end of the year … just complete peace of mind
We provide custom-made solutions and pair you with a dedicated contact person to ensure personalised services throughout our partnership. Our experts speak several languages including French, English.
One stop shop
As a “one-stop shop”, all our clients can find tailor-made solutions to meet their changing needs. If you want to move forward and open a Swiss branch for your company or organisation, we can also assist you.
How does it work
Service Lease Agreements
Upon request, the service lease is used for the provision of a consultant to your company. You assume the management and supervision over the consultant, and assume the risks associated with performance of the service. The consultant remains an employee of SPTS Portage. The contract is, therefore, compliant with LSE law.
Contract of Mandate
Prior validation of SPTS Portage, the Contract of Mandate is used for the Mandate Delegation. SPTS Portage assumes the management and supervision over the consultant and guarantees the full execution of their mandate. The consultant is either an employee of SPTS or a sub-contractor.
What we offer
SPTS Portage offers exclusive and taylor-made support services to businesses, organisations and recruitment agencies.
Choosing SPTS Umbrella Payroll / Employer of Record (EoR) services allows you to secure your project’s success :
Secure use of external resources
If you hire someone outside your company to deliver an assignment, you have to make sure that this person is recognised as a self-employed person according to the Swiss law. For this, you have to verify that this person has proper registration, as an independent, with the AVS (Swiss Social Security System).
SPTS Employer of Record services ensures that the person complies with Swiss regulations and that he can be hired as an external resource for your business and saves you the risks and penalties associated with improper registration, late interest, in addition to other payroll taxes on that hire.
Compliance with the regulation of service lease
The provision of a person or the purchase of working time requires special authorisation from the leaser. SPTS has the authorisation to provide service release, that is, the Federal Law regulating the employment service and the leasing of services (LSE) of 6 October 1989.
Hire an external consultant to assist with a specific need
- Call on an expert according to your needs and fully control the cost
- Mandate a former employee of your company for a punctual mission
- Need to reduce your workforce but have to carry out ongoing projects? We can help you appoint former employees for a punctual mission via our Employer of Record services.
Organise missions abroad with confidence
Hire a consultant either on secondment or expatriation depending on the configuration of the mission. SPTS supports you in your approach in compliance with the international law of social security and tax.
We also ensure compliance with bilateral agreements for cross-border workers.
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Learn how SPTS Umbrella payroll / Employer of Record services helped numerous companies and organisations succesfully deliver their projects locally and internationally.