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Staff at UK fintech Revolut, one of Europe’s biggest startups, will soon be able to work abroad for up to two months each year, the company said Thursday.
The policy would apply to all of the company’s more than 2,000 employees, it said.
“Revolut staff members who wish to work outside their country of employment for personal and non-business related reasons, will be able to do so for a period of up to 60 calendar days over a rolling 12 months,” Revolut said in a statement shared with Insider.
Bloomberg first reported on the news.
The policy was set to start once COVID-19 travel restrictions are eased, and would comply with guidelines from national health authorities, Revolut said.
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Revolut, which was valued at $5.5 billion last year, making it the UK’s most valuable fintech, said it designed the policy following requests from staff who wanted to visit family abroad.
“Our employees asked for flexibility and that’s what we’re giving them,” Jim MacDougall, Revolut’s VP of people, said in the statement.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Tech