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Polish Economy To Recover Sooner And More Strongly In 2021

The Polish economy is expected to grow by 3.3% in 2021. The recovery in trade in the euro area combined with improved confidence and increased private consumption starts to boost the markets. The projected rebound is weaker than previously anticipated because of the new strains of COVID-19 and the uneven pace of vaccination in Europe. The driving force behind this growth will be the country’s booming consumer spending and investment activity, which should increase at similar speeds over the next few years. Net trade will also impact GDP as exports and imports are predicted to grow around the same pace until 2022 at least. In 2019, Poland was ranked #40 in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index (Sources: World Bank, Euler Hermes, and Fitch Solutions).

XML employs workers for you in Poland
Quick, Simple, Compliant.

A trusted professional employment organization with in-depth knowledge of the market in Poland,  XML International provides you with end-to-end personalised solutions to recruit and manage remote team members for your activities in Warsaw or any other city in Poland, regardless of the size of your organisation or your industry.

Employees will be employed pursuant to local labour laws, and all required social security and taxation will be paid to the local Authorities.

Poland Country Information

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Local Currency

Polish Zloty PLN 

Official Languages


Poland Minimum wage

Minimum wage in Poland is 2,800 PLN per hour

Poland Normal working hours

Working time in Poland should not exceed 8 hours per day and 40 hours per week.

Poland Annual leave

Statutory minimum holiday is either 20 or 26 days in a calendar year, depending on the worker’s employment.

Poland Sick leave

Starting from the 34th day of incapacity for work, the employee receives a sickness benefit paid by ZUS (national insurance company). ok

Poland Maternity leave

Female workers are entitled to 20 weeks of maternity leave. The mother, as a rule, must use up 14 weeks. In addition parents are entitled to 32 weeks of parental leave. In total, 52 weeks may be available for care after the birth of a child. It should be noted, however, that this dimension increases with the greater number of children born at one birth.


For the period of 20-week maternity leave, the person is entitled to an allowance in the amount of 100% of the allowance calculation basis. The basis of the assessment is the average salary of the employee in the last 12 months of work. 100% of the allowance is also paid for the first 6 weeks of parental leave, and for the remaining period it is 60%. If the employee submits an application within 21 days after giving birth to take full parental leave (52 weeks) immediately after the maternity leave, then the allowance will be paid for the whole year in the amount equal to 80% of the basis of the allowance assessment.

Poland Paternity leave

Fathers are entitled to paternity leave of 2 weeks. Fathers may take this leave in one or two parts at any time they choose. They have until the child is 24 months old to take paternity leave. The employer is obliged to grant paternity leave at the written request of the employee-father. The application should be submitted no later than seven days before the commencement of the holiday.


New fathers are also entitled to two fully paid days off work due to the birth of a child. 

After the maternity leave has been used up, fathers have the right to parental leave of up to 32 weeks, which is granted to both parents or – if they agree so – to one of them. 

Poland Notice Period

  • The length of this period depends on how long the person has worked for a given employer and is:
  • Two weeks, if the employee has worked for less than six months.
  • One month, if the employee has worked for at least six months but less than three years.
  • Three months, if the employee has worked for three years or more.

Notice periods for trial period contracts are as follows:

  • Three days, if the trial period is up to two weeks
  • One week, if the trial period is more than two weeks but less than three months.
  • Two weeks, if the trial period is three months.



Termination of an employment contract by mutual consent may be made both on the initiative of the employee and the employer, with the consent of both parties. 

Poland Probation period

Under the Polish law, a specific type of employment contract applies to a period of probation–an employment contract for a probationary period. Such a contract may be concluded for a period not exceeding three months. After this period, the definite or indefinite term employment contract must be concluded to continue employment with a given employee. An employment contract for a probationary period may be terminated by notice given by each party with observance of a notice period amounting to:

  • Three working days, if the probationary period does not exceed two weeks;
  • One week if the probationary period exceeds two weeks; and
  • Two weeks if the probationary period amounts to three months.

There is no legal obligation to hire an employee after the probationary period.

Concluding a subsequent contract for a probationary period is permissible only.

Poland VAT

The standard VAT rate is 23%.

(Sources: Deloitte )

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XML employs workers for you in Poland

Quick, Simple, Compliant

XML International, one of the best workforce solutions and employer of record services providers for Poland, supports the set-up and the management of your international workforce for all your activities in Poland. Our invaluable input consists of streamlining and handling for you the complete employment lifecycle of your teams in Poland. We give you all the keys to handle you staff in Warsaw or any city in Poland. XML’s knowledge of  labour Polish laws, tax and social security system, and employment regulations allows you to tackle the challenges of local compliance in Poland, navigate all the local complexities and avoid pitfalls.

The Best Employment Outsourcing Solutions for Poland

Smart Management of your Employees in Poland

Among our top priorities, compliance with Polish employment regulations and labour laws is number one. In addition to talent acquisition, recruitment services, and workforce management, we also ensure that our clients’ workforce management in Poland is aligned with Polish tax and social security rules and the latest immigration processes, including visas and work permits.

Here is the list of our core services supporting your activities in Poland.

• GEO Services for Poland (PEO and EOR)

• Contingent Workforce Services for Poland

• Managed Solutions Programs for Poland

• RPO & Staff Mobilization for Poland

Do Business in Poland, with or without creating your local legal entity

Take advantage of the targeted outsourcing solutions proposed by XML International for your expansion in Poland or for your employees already based there. We offer a comprehensive series of bespoke and scalable outsourcing solutions specially designed for the Polish market.

They range from professional employer organization employment (PEO), employer of record, and contingent workforce employment services, to help you grow effortlessly and successfully in Poland without any complications. We can also help you source, recruit, and onboard new team members locally, even if you don’t have an office in Poland.

XML provides you with everything you need to start doing business in Poland or to optimize your business if you are already operating there, leading to significant bottom-line savings and getting your business activities up and running in just days. Get in touch with the XML team to learn how we can boost your activities in Poland in a cost-effective way. 

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