Staffing and Recruiting Experts in Poland

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Recruitment Agency Costs in Poland

In Poland, 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 Poland below.

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Employer Tax Costs in Poland

In Poland, employers are required to pay between 19.48% and 22.14% in social security contributions.

Employee Income Taxes in Poland

Employees in Poland are taxed on any income earned, provided they have lived in the country for 183 consecutive days during the tax year. Anyone under the age of 26 who makes less than 85 528 PLN is exempt from income taxes. Social security contributions are mandatory for all employees.

Employee Probation in Poland

In Poland, a probationary period is three months at most. There are two types of employment contracts: an indefinite/permanent contract or for a trial period (probation) of up to three months.It is not legally possible to combine these two types of contracts, so the probation period would need to be covered as a fixed term initial contract and then replaced by an indefinite contract upon successful completion of the probation period.

Employee Overtime in Poland

In Poland, employees typically work eight hours per day, 40 hours per week. Weekly working hours (including overtime) cannot exceed 48 hours. Annual overtime cannot exceed 150 hours. Hours worked above eight hours per day and 40 per week are considered overtime. For work performed on Sundays, holidays, at night, or on an employee’s day off, overtime is paid at 200% the regular wage. Overtime is paid at 150% for any other day. Instead of paying for overtime, employers may grant an employee time off work.

Employee Notice in Poland

The notice period for the termination of contracts in Poland is typically as follows:

  • Two weeks if the employee was employed for up to six months
  • One month if the employee was employed more than six months but less than three years
  • Three months if the employee was employed for three years or more

Termination in Poland

In Poland, severance pay is given by employers who have at least 20 employees. The breakdown is as follows:One month severance pay for less than two years of employment.Two months’ severance pay for between two and eight years of employmentThree months’ severance pay for over eight years of employment

How to Recruit in Poland

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