Corona Update, January 12th 2021

PROGEDO – your first friend abroad. For us this is not just a statement but a commitment! That is why we regularly inform our customers about current events and happenings that we consider particularly important for them.

In Germany, stricter Corona rules come into force today in order to stop the spread of the virus. In addition, the first vaccinations against Corona have been carried out since the end of December. Our update gives you a first overview. As we live in a federal country, there may be deviations in the individual federal states, so our information is always only a guide.

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Corona Update, November 11th 2020

The Covid 19 infection rates are rising rapidly in Germany and the federal government in cooperation with the federal states is trying to stop this rise with a partial lockdown. One measure to relieve the burden on public health departments is the electronic registration of all people who enter Germany who were in a risk area in the last few days prior to arrival. You can digitally register your arrival here:

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Blue Card in Germany

There are several options on what a foreigner’s department in Germany may issue a residence title and the included permission to work. In general, it is based on your main reason for your residency – if it is family, marriage, work or a language course for example. 

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Corona Update: October, 29th, 2020- Lockdown light, Curfews and Contact restrictions

Update: On October, 28th 2020 Angela Merkel and the Ministers of the Federal States in Germany agreed on further measures to prevent the spreading of Covid-19. From November, 2nd onwards the following applies:

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Brexit

Brexit: No News?

Brexit negotiations have been going on for what feels like a decade, but there’s little progress, or isn’t there? 

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Whitepaper: COVID-19, Relocation and International Recruiting

The global pandemic will be present for an unforeseeable time. The only constant will be the need to adapt to the changing circumstances. How to best adjust your hiring strategies and how to offer help and support to your international employees is a reoccurring topic we have come across with our partners and clients.  

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Corona-update, September 4th, 2020

PROGEDO – your first friend abroad. For us this is not just a statement but a commitment! That is why we regularly inform our customers about current events and happenings that we consider particularly important for them.

A 14-day self-isolation will remain obligatory for travelers from high risk areas from October 1st onwards. A shortening of this period is possible with a negative corona test. It will still be mandatory to get in touch with the competent public health institution. New to those guidelines is that the test can only be done 5 days after entering Germany, which means that one must plan with a week of self-isolation at least because it usually takes 48 hours for the test result to arrive.

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Quarantine in times of Corona- How PROGEDO supports you

Newly hired employees from Corona risk areas, who can only travel to Germany when they self-quarantine upon their arrival, will be a stress test for German employers during the next couple of months. This is also valid for returnees from these areas.

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How to get international care workers to Germany – we support you as an employer

You have made the decision to hire a care worker from abroad and want to ensure that they are supported well on their way to Germany? Then PROGEDO is here for you. We offer support in the early stages of preparation of the process and guide you professionally through all necessities.

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Meeting Germany’s shortage of care workers with foreign care specialists

Care workers in Germany

Germany’s demand for stationary and ambulant care services has drastically increased during the last years and this trend is still lasting. German hospitals and nursing homes have increasing difficulty to find skilled care workers in the health sector within the country.

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