Payroll and HR Outsourcing in Vietnam

Vietnam provides foreign businesses with a young, well-educated workforce and a relatively inexpensive workforce. Employers should have a basic understanding of human resource management. Many companies primarily rely on HR outsourcing entities, particularly for advice related to recruitment, training, and payroll. Many multinationals report that they would like to outsource more of their operational HR … Continued

Weighing Up the Pros and Cons of Payroll Outsourcing to a Provider in Vietnam

In Vietnam, as your business continues to grow, you will have to be responsible for more and more business functions. For startups and SMEs (small and medium enterprises) in particular, it’s sometimes challenging to keep up with these functions with only your in-house teams. They might not have the necessary expertise or present enough agility … Continued

[2022 Update] Payroll Regulations to Keep in Mind While Doing Business in Vietnam

Keeping up to date with the latest payroll obligations is a key element in running your business operations smoothly and compliantly in Vietnam. However as with any emerging marketing, with the pains of growth comes regular updates to the legal system, including that of payroll obligations, insurance, minimum wage, and more. Latest payroll updates to … Continued

Payroll 2022: Latest Minimum Wage Increase in Vietnam

The government of Vietnam released Decree No. 38/2022/NĐ-CP, announcing that from July 2022, the monthly minimum wage in Vietnam would increase by approximately 6% to 4,680,000 VND in urban areas. This new payroll regulation in Vietnam went into effect on July 1, 2022. If you are a foreign direct investor looking to set up in … Continued

Vietnam’s Minimum Wage to see 6% Increase from July 2022

In order to combat rising inflation rates as well as consequences of the Russia-Ukraine war such as supercharged gas prices, the Vietnamese government has issued Decree 38/2022/ND-CP for statutory minimum wage adjustments.  The Prime Minister, working alongside the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, has just announced this change during a dialogue program … Continued

5 Payroll Challenges Commonly Faced by HR Dept. in Vietnam & How to Tackle

There are always new opportunities and challenges in setting up a new business in a foreign country. If you want to have a successful business in Vietnam, you must consistently address the common issues with payroll management. Hiring, firing and dealing with taxes, insurance and more can tough while navigating the bureaucracy of a new … Continued

Expand to Vietnam Smoothly with an Employer of Record

Employer of Record (EOR) in Vietnam is a service that partners with a business to help the business expand into the country, hire employees, and manage and pay the company’s employees – all through a single EOR provider. However, the employees do not work for the EOR provider, but for the company that uses the … Continued

Top Reasons for Payroll Outsourcing in Vietnam

Vietnam has experienced the most phenomenal transformation over these years with its market openness and policy changes to attract and facilitate foreign direct investment. Not only there are more and more new businesses in Vietnam, but there are also numerous foreign companies expanding their operations in the country. Various outsourcing processes, then, are demanded by … Continued

What are the Most Common Payroll Errors Made by Companies in Vietnam?

Payroll processes and regulations are complicated in Vietnam and they have made many HR departments want to scream out of frustration. This is especially true for companies that rely on their internal HR employees. Payroll in Vietnam is often a nightmare for most companies and there are many areas where errors can occur easily and … Continued

Considering Outsourced and In-house Payroll Management when expanding to Vietnam

Payroll management should be a top priority of any business as they plan to enter a new market like Vietnam. Payroll can be managed either in-house or outsourced. No matter how lucrative it seems, outsourcing right after starting a new business sounds risky. Thus, the decision to choose outsourcing or keeping payroll management in-house when … Continued