Each worker is issued with a comprehensive contract of employment (in dual language – German and English).
An overview of the statutory provisions in Germany will be made available to you prior to contract offer. PEO Worldwide will appraise you of all the salient in-territory HR rules to ensure you have a thorough understanding of German laws and protocols.
In conjunction with in-country expert advisors, PEO Worldwide will recommend where these provisions can easily be enhanced enabling you to provide a fully competitive salary and benefits package for all your employees.
Salary, Commissions/Bonuses & Benefits are agreed with the ‘workside’ employer and contractually included.
Fully managed service to assist with routine HR tasks such as absence management and expense processing.
Guidance on in-territory compliance requirements such as any legal obligation to record time and overtime provisions.
Ad-hoc support available around the clock to support you when you need it most in the event of any disciplinary, grievance or other HR matters requiring urgent attention.
Regular updates provided and advice available to ensure that you are made aware of not only significant changes to existing laws but also to ensure ongoing compliance with all aspects of German employment law.
PEO Worldwide will bring any issues to your early attention and, where appropriate, work with you to ensure internal policies and handbooks are updated accordingly.
Accident insurance covering occupational accidents, commuting accidents, occupational diseases as required by German law via the Berufsgenossenschaft provided as standard.
Payroll & Settlement
Fully compliant International payroll funding process ensuring that employees and competent authorities are paid on time, electronically into the relevant bank accounts
Statutory filing, submissions and end of year reporting completed as standard.
Liability payments made in line with local territory requirements to the respective competent authorities well in advance of deadlines (tax office – Finanzamt 10th of each month; mandatory/private health insurance company – 3rd working day before the end of the payroll month).
Staff payments made to employees on fixed weekly/ Bi weekly/ monthly basis as required in local currency.
Electronic Payslips provided to employees.
We hope that you enjoy a long and mutually beneficial relationship with all your employees. If your employee leaves, however, you can rest assured that all offboarding documentation required by your employee will be issued in a timely manner (Lohnsteuerbescheinigung – document summarising payments of all wages; Arbeitsbescheinigung - required to claim unemployment benefit – if necessary; a document entitled “30 - Abmeldung wegen Ende einer Beschäftigung” – relating to health insurance de-registration.
We appreciate each situation and business is different. That is why we offer a consultative and bespoke solution to every client. Personalised job specifications, job offers and benefits packages are all agreed with you during the set up process. We know one size does not ‘fit all’
Please contact us to schedule your initial consultation.