Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Finland

Omnipresent makes it fast and easy to employ remote talent in Finland. We take care of payroll, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business.


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What You Need to Know About Employing in Finland

Don’t risk non-compliance with local employment, social insurance, and tax regulations.

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How does Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions work in Finland?

Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Finland. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Finland typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent’s global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Finland in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process. 

  • Your company conducts the hiring and candidate selection process in Finland.
  • Omnipresent hires the selected candidate through our local professional employment organisation in Finland.
  • We take care of ensuring your new employee is hired in compliance with local labour laws, payroll regulations, benefits and more -- all without needing to set up a subsidiary in Finland.
  • The individual is legally contracted by Omnipresent but assigned to work for your company and reports to a manager or team in your organisation as your full-time employee.
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Employer Costs in Finland

Employer costs include Pension Insurance Contribution, Health Insurance Contribution, and an Accident Insurance Premium. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.


Employee Income Taxes in Finland

Income taxes in Finland are high. Progressive municipal taxes contribute significantly to this rate. 

Additional deductions for pensions and unemployment insurance are made on top of this.


Employee Social Contributions in Finland

Employee contributions include Pension Insurance, Health Insurance Contributions, and Unemployment Insurance.


Working Hours in Finland

The collective bargaining agreement applicable to us caps working hours at 7.5 hours a day and 37.5 hours per week.

CBAs may provide lower weekly hours periods (e.g. 37.5 hrs p/wk) and overtime regulations.

Overtime is not applicable if employee performs independent/specialist/higher level/management positions work.


Holidays & Vacation in Finland

Please note that the below information covers national holidays and should be used for informative purposes only and not as a guarantee for payroll purposes. While we strive to offer you accurate information, public holidays are subject to frequent changes and can be dependent on regional differences. Should you need more detailed information on public holidays, please consult the government pages of the state and/or the local municipality of your employee.

  • Monday, Jan 01, 2024 - New Year's Day (Uudenvuodenpäivä)
  • Saturday, Jan 06, 2024 - Epiphany (Loppiainen)
  • Friday, Mar 29, 2024 - Good Friday (Pitkäperjantai)
  • Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 - Easter Sunday (Pääsiäispäivä)
  • Monday, Apr 01, 2024 - Easter Monday (2. pääsiäispäivä)
  • Wednesday, May 01, 2024 - Labour Day (Vappu)
  • Thursday, May 09, 2024 - Ascension Day (Helatorstai)
  • Sunday, May 19, 2024 - Pentecost (Helluntaipäivä)
  • Friday, Jun 21, 2024 - Midsummer Eve (Juhannusaatto)
  • Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 - Midsummer Day (Juhannuspäivä)
  • Saturday, Nov 02, 2024 - All Saints' Day (Pyhäinpäivä)
  • Friday, Dec 06, 2024 - Independence Day (Itsenäisyyspäivä)
  • Tuesday, Dec 24, 2024 - Christmas Eve (Jouluaatto)
  • Wednesday, Dec 25, 2024 - Christmas Day (Joulupäivä)
  • Thursday, Dec 26, 2024 - Boxing Day (2. joulupäivä)
  • Tuesday, Dec 31, 2024 - New Year's Eve (Uudenvuodenaatto)

Sick Leave Entitlement in Finland

The entitlement to sickness allowance commences 9 working days after the illness begins (not counting the first day). The employer generally pays the employee's wages during this 10 day waiting period. Most employers also pay the full salary during the first one to two months.

A doctor's certificate is required for the period during which employees are unable to work.

The Social Insurance Institution (Kela) will pay sickness allowance for a maximum of one year (300 working days). If employee received pay during the period of illness, Kela will pay the compensation to your employer.

Parental Leave in Finland

Generous maternity/parental paid leaves. Generally paid for the most part by Social Security.

Maternity Leave

  • Maternity leave begins at the earliest 50 working days, and at the latest 30 working days, before the estimated due date. When maternity leave begins, Kela (Finnish Social Insurance Institution) will pay maternity allowance (äitiysraha) for a duration of 105 working days.

Paternity Leave

  • Fathers have the option to take time off work after the birth of their child.

  • They can take up to 54 working days off, and during this time, Kela provides financial assistance.

  • Fathers can spend up to 18 of these days at the same time as the mother to support the family during the early stages of the child's life.

Parental Leave

  • Parental leave comes after maternity leave.

  • Either the mother or father can take this leave.

  • Kela offers financial support for 158 working days during this period.

  • If you receive pay during maternity, paternity, or parental leave, Kela will pay a daily allowance to your employer.

  • Single mothers can receive an additional 54 working days of parental allowance.

Annual Leave Entitlement in Finland

If the employment relationship lasts for less than 1 year, annual leave is 22 weekdays. Annual leave becomes 30 weekdays when employment relationship is 1 year or more.

Additional leaves provided by CBA/law.

Severance Pay Entitlement in Finland

No statutory severance obligations.

Termination in Finland

Terminations regulated. Major blocks for specific categories. Procedural requirements depending on CBA/size/number of dismissals.

Notice periods determined according to lenght of service.

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The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It’s important to note that labour laws and regulations in Finland are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the global employment solutions such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We are here to help you every step of the way.

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