Employee Benefits Report

Product Employee Benefits Reports Rev Poland

Key Highlights

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  • Details of the state and compulsory benefits
  • Insight into typical market practice
  • Examines changes to the costs and benefits of social security and mandatory benefits requirements
  • Demographic and economic information including projections
  • Mandatory pension provision, normal and parental leave and other state benefits
  • Details of applicable taxation
  • Extensive geopolitical and operational risk analysis

Report Overview

Comprehensive employee benefits information for Poland. Details mandatory benefits and plans as well as typical market practice. Includes data on pensions and retirement benefits, employee leave and termination indemnities.

Axco's employee benefits report for Poland provides expert analysis of the Polish benefits landscape, detailing state and compulsory benefits and local market practice across necessary to know when employing staff in Poland or thinking of entering the market.

The comprehensive report is produced by a dedicated research team with years of experience in international employee benefits. The report outlines all key benefits in Poland, including insight into changes to the costs and benefits of social security and mandatory benefits requirements, as well as typical employer practice. Information and necessary details on new legislative mandates are regularly updated to ensure you remain compliant.

Suitable for international employee benefits consultants, brokers or corporates looking at establishing business in Poland, the report outlines the employment benefits requirements for your employees in Poland. Coverage extends to retirement benefits, death in service benefits, long-term disability, medical benefits, workers compensation, personal accident insurance, termination indemnities, maternity benefits & maternity/paternity benefits and other employee and state benefits.

Axco analysts also report on the economy of Poland, the local political situation, and climate, operational, and security risks.

Poland Report Extract

Below is a very brief extract of information from the Polish Employee Benefits Report; more updated information may be available in the latest published report.


Benefit Provider

State & Compulsory Benefits

New pension scheme

The new pension scheme provides benefits on a notional DC basis; benefits are funded through a pay-as-you-go system. Where pillar II contributions are diverted to an OFE, benefits are provided on a DC basis and are fully funded. Pillar I contributions are credited to the main account in ZUS and pillar II contributions are credited to the sub-account in ZUS (excluding any portion diverted to an OFE).

Old pension scheme

The old pension scheme provides benefits on a defined benefit (DB) basis; benefits are funded through a pay-as-you-go system.


PPKs provide benefits on a DC basis; benefits are fully funded and may be administered by universal pension societies, investment fund societies, employee pension societies and insurance companies.

Typical Employer Practice

PPEs provide benefits on a DC basis; benefits are fully funded.

The report contains more information on retirement benefits in Poland including Benefit Provider; Type of Plan; Eligibility; Retirement Age; Pensionable Salary; Vesting and more

Termination Indemnities

Benefit provider

State & Compulsory Benefits

Termination indemnities are provided by employers through redundancy pay (excludes employers with a specific number of employees) and the severance allowance.

Typical Employer Practice

Employers do not typically provide supplementary termination indemnities.

More information on Eligibility; When Benefit is Paid; Benefit details and the associated Taxation applicable to termination indemnities is available in the report

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