Is your business seeking to employ staff in Russia?
For companies considering expansion to the Russian market or employing a remote staff member in Russia, navigating Russian employment law and registration can present significant challenges.
Employees in Russia cannot have a direct employment contract with a foreign company that does not have a legal entity in Russia, which means that an intermediary is needed.
Our experts provide tailored staffing solutions to organize contracts and ensure that your new employee starts work with minimal disruption.
Considering expansion to Russia?
Companies weighing up such a move need to be confident that they can gain a worthwhile return on investment, identify potential sources of financing for local operations and effectively manage risks.
We provide comprehensive business planning and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) services for companies entering or already present in the Russian market, handling projects such as M&A, localization and financial modelling to understand the impact of planned changes on future revenues.
Our consultants have broad and deep expertise in best practices and benchmarks for businesses of all sizes, from startups and SMEs to multinational giants, in many
industries including:
With the support of SCHNEIDER GROUP, your business will be fully equipped to identify opportunities and confidently plan for the future of your Russian operations.
We work with:

  • Companies in any industry that want to enter the Russian market and are looking for a safe test run with employees before opening a new office
  • Companies seeking remote employees in Russia, or arranging a safe trial period with an employee
  • Global Payroll and PEO providers
  • Recruitment agencies
Did you know that Russia and the CIS countries are famous for producing highly skilled and talented software developers?
With an increasing need for IT experts to set up and maintain digitalization solutions in the post-Covid environment, our outstaffing services can help you to tap a large talent pool without the risk of setting up a company in Russia amid uncertain political circumstances.
If you have already identified a suitable candidate, we'll arrange every aspect of the hiring process. If you are still looking for the right person, we will find, examine and pre-select professionally qualified and experienced applicants. Our recruitment team specializes in finding the right person, with a particular focus on IT candidates.
Candidates cannot have a direct employment contract with your company, so we will employ your new hire in compliance with local legislation.
Anyone living in and receiving a salary in Russia must also pay tax in Russia, and social security contributions can only be paid through a legal entity. SCHNEIDER GROUP is responsible for handling your new employee's tax and social security obligations.
Relocating a candidate is an option for companies that wish to hire a Russian staff member, but not all candidates are willing to move, and relocation is resource-consuming and risky. Working with SCHNEIDER GROUP makes it possible to employ staff in Russia without relocation costs.
Once you have approved the hire, SCHNEIDER GROUP will legally employ your candidate in compliance with Russian payroll and accounting standards, arrange all the necessary paperwork and handle every aspect of their employment, from salary to statutory reporting.
We are fully liable for any issues that arise for either the employee or you, the client. If you terminate the arrangement, we will handle the dismissal and ensure that the employee is compensated in compliance with local law.
We can arrange the purchase of necessary IT equipment or offer the use of office infrastructure (subject to the needs of our HQ) to provide a workspace, conference rooms for client meetings and any technical and administrative support needed to get up and running.
Our modular service structure allows you to request an individual service, or combine several into a competitively-priced package. In-house experts in law, IT, imports, accounting, tax and more can quickly provide any additional service you need.
We tailor solutions to each customer's needs and business culture. Every customer has a dedicated contact person who is fully responsible for answering questions, managing recruitment and outstaffing services and providing clear communication.
Organizing all of the necessary paperwork can be done surprisingly fast. In one case, a new hire began employment just a week after we received the initial request from our client. We are not limited to employing Russian citizens only. Our experienced legal department can arrange documents and work permits to employ non-Russian citizens. If you do not have a person in mind, our team can recruit rare, high-quality candidates.
Our professional teams work with clients on a long-term basis as trusted partners and offer free, proactive consultancy to optimize processes and reduce costs. If your company experiences success in Russia and sees potential in the market, we can handle the process of registering a legal entity to provide a firm basis for future expansion.
SCHNEIDER GROUP has been helping businesses to expand to Russia, Ukraine and CIS since 2003, offering a full range of business support services: from developing strategy for successful market-entry to helping arrange or optimize accounting, reporting and financial planning processes and establishing efficient IT infrastructures.

500 top experts in 9 countries take care of all resource-consuming non-core business tasks, so our customers can focus on achieving their business goals. We offer services in Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Germany, Kazakhstan, Poland, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, with minor regional variations. Get in touch via our contact form to request details of specific service packages available in your target country.
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