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Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Ireland. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Ireland 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 Ireland in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.
Employer costs include the Pay Related Social Insurance (PRSI) Program. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.
Income is taxed at 20% applied to progressively higher income thresholds depending on marital status.
The typical work week in Ireland is 40 hours per week. Overtime laws in Ireland can depend on the employee agreement and specific circumstances.
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.
Statutory sick pay (SSP) entitlement for up to 3 days absence a year due to illness or injury will be introduced in 2023. This is due to increase to 5 days in 2024, 7 days in 2025 and 10 days in 2026.
If the employee is off sick for more than the covered days they can apply to the Department of Social Protection (DSP) for a payment called Illness Benefit if they have enough PRSI contributions (social security contributions).
Maternity Benefit (by State): Maternity benefit paid by State subject to employee’s PRSI contributions at EUR 262 p/wk for 26 weeks (subject to change).
Maternity Pay: No statutory obligation for employer to pay employee during maternity leave. Terms usually agreed with employee.
Paternity Leave: 2 weeks. Paternity benefit payable by State subject to employees PRSI contributions.
Parental Leave: Parents entitled to 26 weeks unpaid leave for each child under 12, subject to modifications for adopted child or child with disability or long-term illness.
Parent’s Leave: Parent’s Leave is separate to Parental Leave. Parent’s Leave is specifically for parents during the child’s first year.
Adoptive leave: 24 weeks’ leave off work to one parent of the adopting couple, or a parent who is adopting alone.
Annual leave entitlement depends on how much time the employee has worked in a leave year.
No mandatory severance pay except in cases of redundancy.
Employers must have a fair reason to terminate the employee and follow a fair process. If not, employees may bring a claim for unfair dismissal.
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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 Ireland 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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