The economy of Denmark is characterised by a modern mixed economy well integrated into the global marketplace, as well as a high dependence on foreign trade. An established infrastructure and political stability naturally makes Denmark an attractive country for business investment and expansion. The private sector in Denmark is made up of world-leading firms in pharmaceuticals, maritime shipping, and processed foods.
Employers need to follow the strict employment guidelines set forth by the local authorities before they could employ in Denmark. This process can be time-consuming as the company first needs a legal entity in the country and it needs to manage payroll, tax, benefits and compliance.
Global payroll solutions make it easy to find and hire top talent in Denmark. With one seamless integration and local legal entity, we take care of the compliance matters so that you can start your globelizing plan immediately.
Denmark worker classification labour and tax laws distinguish between contractors and full timers. If the individual meets the legal definition of an employee but is classified as a contractor, your company will face penalties.
The primary laws governing employment relationships in Denmark are the Danish Salaried Employees Act and the Holiday Act which establishe a set of minimum rights for employees who fall under its purview. These minimum rights prevail regardless of any choice of law provisions in the employment contract.
Globelise will be able to help you navigate through the employment process and so that you’ll be able to offer a competitive and compliance offer to attract and retain your employees in Denmark.
The Danish Confederation of Trade Unions forms the majority of the labour union in Denmark. They work with the local authorities to tackle issues such as promotion of fair and progressive employment practices, flexible wage system, among other labour-related issues. Employees may seek their unions for help when they feel that they are unfairly treated or have been non-compliant with their employment terms.
The maximum probation period in Denmark is 3 months.
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