Spain (Spanish: España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Spanish: Reino de España), is a country in Southwestern Europe with some pockets of territory across the Strait of Gibraltar and the Atlantic Ocean. Spain is a secular parliamentary democracy and a parliamentary monarchy, with King Felipe VI as head of state. It is a major developed country and a high income country, with the world's fourteenth-largest economy by nominal GDP and the sixteenth-largest by PPP.
47,329,981 (2020 est.)
$$$ (44 of 139 nations)
2.582% (2018 est.)
Spain has emerged as a notable hub for tech talent in Europe. The country boasts a growing community of skilled software developers, engineers, and IT professionals. Spanish universities produce graduates with strong technical expertise, and cities like Barcelona and Madrid are witnessing a surge in tech startups and innovation hubs. Spain's vibrant lifestyle, coupled with a relatively lower cost of living compared to some other European tech hubs, makes it an attractive destination for tech companies and entrepreneurs. Spanish tech talent is known for its creativity and adaptability, contributing to the country's growing presence in the global tech landscape.
Looking to employ workers in Spain? Companies hiring in Spain must either own a legal entity in the country or work with a global employment solutions provider, usually one that provides employer of record services.
Looking to employ workers in Australia? Companies hiring in Australia must either own a legal entity in the country or work with a global employment solutions provider, usually one that provides employer of record services.
Outstaffer makes it easy for companies of all sizes to employ workers in Australia using our employer of record solution. We can help employ your Australian team using our local Australian entity, as well as handle your payroll, benefits, taxes, and local legal compliance.
Employment law in Spain is not contained under a single law. Instead it is governed by statutory regulations codified in (among other laws) the Spanish Civil Code and the Spanish Workers' Statute. The Spanish Workers' Statute regulates legal and regulatory of Spain, the will of parties intended in employment contracts, local and professional customs and practices as well as collective bargaining agreements.
Spanish employment law provides strong labor conditions and protections for employees, so employing people will generally be an important investment and commitment.
Spain, like many other countries, treats self-employed individuals or contractors and full-time workers differently and there are risks associated with misclassification.
Below are national public holidays applicable for all regions in this country.
Beyond providing your employees with all statutory benefits, Outstaffer can help you create a custom benefits package for your international team. A competitive benefits package may include perks such as:
Spanish employers in general can provide any fair reasons for termination of an employee. Any dismissal from the end of the employer for an employee that has been employed longer than six months has to be "socially justified" by the following: