Staffing and Recruiting Experts in Latvia

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Recruitment Agency Costs in Latvia

In Latvia, 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 Latvia below.

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Employer Tax Costs in Latvia

In Latvia, an employer’s total social contributions total are around 24%.

Employee Income Taxes in Latvia

In Latvia, employees pay a flat rate income tax of 23%. Employees pay social security tax at a rate of around 11%. In Latvia, income levels above EUR62,800 are subject to solidarity tax, paid at the same rate as social security contributions.

Employee Probation in Latvia

The probationary period in Latvia is no more than three months.

Employee Overtime in Latvia

Normal working hours in Latvia are eight hours per day and 40 hours per week. Any overtime work over the standard hours is paid at double the rate of regular wages.Overtime work cannot exceed eight hours on average within a seven-day period, calculated in a reference period that does not exceed four months.

Employee Notice in Latvia

Employment can be terminated by either party as long as "appropriate" notice is given, which can be between 10 and 30 days.

The notice period for resignations is one month.

Termination in Latvia

Employees should be paid a severance pay according to their length of service. The breakdown is as follows:Up to five years’ service: One month’s wages5-10 years’ service: Two months’ wages10-20 years’ service: Three months’ wages20+ years’ service: Four months’ wages

How to Recruit in Latvia

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Within days, we’ll introduce you to the right talent for your team. The average time to match is one week.
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No matter the industry or the function, the talent you need could be already living in another country. That’s why we created our borderless talent strategy.

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Why Companies Choose Lundi

Exceptional Talent Unavailable Anywhere Else

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Our Vetting Process

  • Tailored

    Lundi takes the time to understand the candidate’s skills, experiences, and goals so that they can be matched to the right job.
  • Fair and Accurate

    Rather than relying on a single question or metric, Lundi takes into account the candidate’s overall history, expertise, and motivation.
  • Inclusive

    Our candidate screening process is designed to be inclusive and equitable, ensuring that all candidates have an equal opportunity to pursue their career goals.

Book a free strategy session to see how we can help you

No matter the industry or the function, the talent you need could be already living in another country. That’s why we created our borderless talent strategy.