Staffing and Recruiting Experts in Greece

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Recruitment Agency Costs in Greece

In Greece, professional recruitment agency fees range from 22-27% of the first-year annual base salary of a recruited employee. Recruitment agencies also require an upfront retainer and payment in advance installments of the agency fee based on milestones such as start of recruitment, presentation of candidates, and scheduling interviews with a candidate shortlist.

We know this might sound overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be. A solution like Lundi eliminates the barriers for you. With Lundi, you can recruit talent across 70+ countries, easily managing recruitment—all in one, easy-to-use platform. Get an overview of what you need to know when hiring in Greece below.

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Employer Tax Costs in Greece

An employer can expect to contribute 24.8% in social contributions on top of an employee’s salary.

Employee Income Taxes in Greece

Employees in Greece are taxed from 9% to 44% depending on their income bracket. Social contributions are 15.3%.

Employee Probation in Greece

Greece has a statutory notice period of 12 months in which employment can be ended immediately with no severance, unless otherwise agreed by both parties.

Employee Overtime in Greece

Working hours in Greece are limited to 40 hours per week. Employers can request that employees work an additional five hours per week (i.e. 9 hours per day). This is known as “overwork” and must be paid at 120%.This does not apply if they're considered a “managerial employee,” defined as an employee that acts as an owner of the business, or if they receive exceptionally high wages compared to other employees in the business.

Employee Notice in Greece

Notice periods in Greece depend on the duration of employment. The breakdown is as follows:

  • Greater than one year and less than two years of employment: One month
  • Between two and five years of employment: Two months
  • Between five and ten years of employment: Three months
  • 10 years of employment: Four months

Termination in Greece

For terminations to be valid in Greece, employers are obliged to provide written notice and make a severance payment.Since May 2019, employers must also have a valid reason to terminate an employment contract, even when statutory severance is paid. Failure to provide a valid reason for terminating an employee could result in a claim from the employee with the burden of proof lying with the employer.Statutory severance pay varies depending on the duration of employment:Between one and four years of employment: Two months’ salaryBetween four and six years of employment: Three months’ salaryBetween six and eight years of employment: Four months’ salaryBetween eight and 10 years of employment: Five months’ salaryBetween 10 and 16 years of employment: One month’s salary per year of employment

How to Recruit in Greece

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