What is a Hybrid Work Model? And, How Can it Work?

A zoom meeting under the hybrid model of work method

Several things have come out of the realities businesses had to face during the Covid-19 pandemic. A significant effect was that many enterprises were forced into remote work and discovered that it wasn’t a threat to their profit margins or productivity.  We redefined how we communicate, meet, plan and perform everyday tasks so that actual […]

Everything You Need to Know About Immigration in Iceland

A lake in Iceland with mountains in the background under a blue sky

I think all of us have had those moments at our figurative work desks where we stared off into the distance and thought about how we could make the most of our lives. Perhaps it’s been on a Thursday afternoon, when your lunch break feels like it happened yesterday and hometime seems like something that will […]

Business Culture in Iceland

Vík covered in snow along Iceland's south coast

When most people think of Iceland, they imagine volcanoes, snow, waterfalls and possibly Sigur Ros.  Sure all of those things are associated with Iceland, but the country has so much more to offer than that. Not many would think about the fact that Iceland actually has a thriving and exciting economy.  Iceland consistently ranks highly […]

How to relocate to Iceland

Seljalandsfoss waterfall on Iceland's South Coast

In the past decade, the world has gotten a whole lot smaller in the sense that travel, connectivity and information are faster and more free-flowing than ever. We can also do things like work remotely, which gives us the chance to think about the place we choose to live in a whole new way.  It’s […]

How to Invest in Iceland

An investor considering companies to invest in Iceland on his iPad

You wouldn’t be wrong if you thought Iceland was having a bit of a moment right now. In the past few years, we’ve seen this tiny nation in the North Atlantic consistently making itself known on the world’s stage.  We’ve seen Icelanders become the Viking-clapping underdog heroes of the World Cup. We’ve all grown jealous […]

The Perks of Being a Foreign Specialist in Iceland

Specialist ín Iceland

Many of us have spent years ‘getting good’ at our careers. We studied, we got internships, we worked our way up, we learned more. Perhaps we even started all over again and completely changed sectors. Once you have finally reached that point where you know what you’re doing and how well you compare against your […]

What You Need to Know About Iceland Income Tax

Icelandic tax return written on a white sign

There are two certainties in life, death and taxes.  This quote, popularised by American author and humorist Mark Twain, still rings true to this day. It doesn’t matter where you live; taxes are a necessary part of life. The only people who seem to have managed to find a way never to be part of […]

The Rise of the Gig Economy in Iceland

A man sitting on a stack of coins symbolising the gig economy

We now live in a world where having a job doesn’t necessarily mean you are spending 9 to 5, Monday to Friday, in the same place working for the same person. Thanks to technological advances and the interconnected nature of the globe, new ways of earning an income pop up all the time. In the […]

Can I Live in Iceland and Work Remotely?

A mountain in the Icelandic Highlands easily accessible for remote workers

Remote work for many of us used to be an alien concept. It was something that your super-intelligent software developer friend did that you didn’t really understand. It was something that your cousin did from Thailand for a big multinational corporation where he got paid in Euros and lived like a king.  Remote work used […]

Moving to Iceland After Brexit

UK flag on a blue backdrop

Whether you supported it or not, Brexit happened, and we are now living in a post-Brexit world. The freedom of movement once enjoyed by those who hold a UK passport has been permanently changed, and there are new ways of going about things we never really had to think about before. The UK relations to […]