Spain Employer of Record Services

Spain Statutory Leave

Employer of Record Spain

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Spain Holiday Entitlement

Individually or collectively agreed upon yearly holidays may not be less than 22 working days or 30 calendar days, including paid time on Saturdays and Sundays, in length.

The employee must take their holidays within the calendar year, as required by law, but the employer may agree to carry over any unused holidays to the following year. In this situation, the employee is required to submit a particular, official request in writing that the business can approve. An employee cannot be forced by the firm to carry over a holiday.

Spain Maternity Leave

16 weeks of leave are available to both the mother and father, with the following requirements:

    • 6 required postpartum weeks must be uninterrupted and full-time (administrative or judicial resolution in case of adoption). The original mother is allowed to prepone this time up to four weeks before the due date.

    • The subsequent 10 weeks may be taken in weekly blocks, either continuously or intermittently, within the 12-month period following the birth or, in the event of an adoption, following administrative or judicial decision

Social Security covers maternity and paternity pay; a certificate can be obtained from the Social Security office. Both the worker’s age and the length of her contributions to the general social security programme determine the eligibility requirements for maternity benefits.

It’s vital to remember that requests for Spain Maternity leave must be made for complete seven-day weeks.

Spain Sick Pay

Employees in Spain have the following rights regarding the continuation of their salaries in the event of short-term illness:

  • The initial three days do not pay.

  • The employer will pay 60% of wages from the fourth day of absence through the fifteenth day, inclusive.

  • Beginning on day 16, social security begins to compensate the employer for a portion of the wage (60% up until day 20, 75% thereafter).

The employee will earn up to 12 months of full pay if they are sick for a sustained period of more than 30 days (partially paid by the employer).

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Frequently Asked Questions

Payrolling the employees is a key part of the service offered by an employer of record company. The EOR will calculate and remit all taxes, social securities and similar payments, on behalf of both employer and employee. The client will be invoiced in advance by the EOR company, for the total cost of the payroll.

Yes. Our clients are free to dictate the structure of the employees’ remuneration including any bonuses or commissions they wish to offer. In some countries, there is a statutory requirement to provide “bonuses”, for example in the form of Christmas or holiday allowances.

Yes. Agility EOR will calculate what pay is due upon termination of an employee, factoring in such things as any untaken leave entitlements.

We find that most of our clients are in the Tech, IT, Finance and Professional Services industries. However, we have acquired the skills, knowledge and experience to help all industries across the globe.

As a private company, we’re not beholden to shareholders or asset-shredding Private Equity targets. We aim to build long-term relationships with our clients. At Agility EOR, our approach is that we never forget that our business is all about people. Our Employer of Record solutions are tailored to each requirement, not a one-size-fits-all tech platform. We do the right thing by our clients and by the laws of each country we operate in. And we believe in openness; if we don’t feel we can offer you the best solution for a specific territory, we’ll say so. 

We pride ourselves on our personable-approach so once you enter your new employees details into our dedicated platform, we’ll arrange a call with you to go through the details of the employment contract where together we can review and amend to your requirements. We liaise directly with your employee to build a rapport and obtain the necessary information to hire them compliantly, and set them up ready for their first payroll.

We never stop delivering! Even if you’re employee has been onboarded and is happily working for you and being paid each month, we’re here to partner with you whenever you or your employees need us. Even your ex-employees may need our assistance for tax documents, proof of employment requests etc… Our service never stops!