EOR Service in Switzerland

Hire, Onboard and Pay Employees in Switzerland Quickly and Efficiently

Hiring in Switzerland at a glance

CURRENCY
Swiss Franc (CHF)
working hours
40 -44 hours/ week
public/bank holidays
8
capital
Bern
language
German, French, Italian, Romansh
date format
dd/mm/yyyy
remote workers
1.2M
tax year
1 January- 31 December
minimum hourly salary
No minimum wage
CURRENCY
Swiss Franc (CHF)
working hours
40 -44 hours/ week
public/bank holidays
8
capital
Bern
language
German, French, Italian, Romansh
date format
dd/mm/yyyy
tax year
1 January- 31 December
payroll frequency
Monthly
GDP
$807.71B (2022)

Employer of Record in Switzerland

Switzerland's advanced free-market economy, driven primarily by the service sector and tourism, demands a precise and compliant approach for Employers of Record (EOR). Navigating diverse industries, especially tourism, requires adaptability to seasonal fluctuations. EORs must stay abreast of technological advancements, emphasizing the engagement of skilled professionals. Compliance with Swiss employment laws, tax regulations, and social security requirements is paramount for successful employer-employee relationships in this dynamic and highly developed economic landscape.

Why use Switzerland EOR?

EOR Costs in Switzerland

Why work in Switzerland?

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Grow your team in Switzerland

Elevate your team expansion in Switzerland with strategic hiring that aligns with your business goals. Streamline local employment complexities through Gloroots's global Employer of Record (EoR) service. Our experts handle compliance, payroll, tax, and benefits, allowing you to focus on fostering your team and propelling company growth in the dynamic Swiss market.

Risks of misclassification

In Switzerland, misclassifying employees poses significant legal risks, potentially undermining legal protections. Choosing a PEO/EOR is a proactive measure to mitigate such risks, ensuring meticulous compliance, precise employee classification, and comprehensive benefits administration. By partnering with experts, businesses can confidently concentrate on core operations, knowing that employment responsibilities are efficiently managed in accordance with Swiss regulations, safeguarding both legal compliance and the welfare of their workforce.

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Employing in Switzerland

What’s a Rich Text element?

The rich text element allows you to create and format headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, images, and video all in one place instead of having to add and format them individually. Just double-click and easily create content.

Static and dynamic content editing

A rich text element can be used with static or dynamic content. For static content, just drop it into any page and begin editing. For dynamic content, add a rich text field to any collection and then connect a rich text element to that field in the settings panel. Voila!

How to customize formatting for each rich text

Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

Tax

Tax and Social Security contribution:

Employer

Category Contribution Rate Description
Old Age, Survivors, Disability Insurance 5.30%
Unemployment Insurance 1.10% maximum 148,200 CHF
Supplementary Unemployment Insurance 0.50% above 148,200 CHF
Family Compensation Fund 2.45%
Maternity Insurance 0.043%
Early Childhood Contribution 0.07%
Vocational training Fund 31 CHF per employee
Occupational Accident Insurance 1.00% to 4.00% Contribution percentage varies based on the insurance provider as well as the degree of risk that the employee is exposed to.
Total Employment Cost 10.463% to 14.463% + 31 CHF per employee

Employee

Category Contribution Rate
AVS / AI / APG 5.30%
Unemployment Insurance 1.10%
Supplemental Unemployment Insurance 0.50%
Maternity Insurance 0.043%
Income Compensation 0.225%
The contribution percentage for Non-Occupational Accident Insurance fluctuates depending on both the insurance provider and the level of risk faced by the employee. -
Total Employee Cost 7.168%

Employee Income tax

Rate Contribution
0 17,663 or Less (Geneva Cantonal Tax)
8% 17,664-21,281
9% 21,282-23,409
10% 23,410-25,537
11% 25,538-27,665
12% 27,666-32,985
13% 32,986-37,241
14% 37,242-41,498
14.50% 41,499-45,754
15% 45,755-73,420
15.50% 73,421-120,238
16% 120,239-161,736
16.50% 161,737-183,017
17% 183,018-261,757
17.50% 261,758-278,782
18% 278,783-392,636
18.50% 392,637-615,022
19% More than 615,022

Separation

In Switzerland, the principle of freedom of dismissal allows the termination of an employment contract without a significant reason, as long as the termination is neither discriminatory nor abusive. If requested, the party initiating the dismissal must provide a reason for it. While oral termination can be valid, it is recommended to document it in writing for evidentiary purposes.

Severance Pay

The employment contract or collective bargaining agreement outlines the terms of severance pay. Statutory severance payment is specifically relevant to employees aged 50 and above with a minimum of 20 years of service, and it is applicable only if there is a deficit in pension benefits. Given the infrequency of this condition, the statutory entitlement is uncommon. In such cases, the severance payment is calculated at a range between two to eight months' worth of pay.

Notice Period

A termination is deemed legally valid upon the recipient's receipt. Statutory notice periods are defined as follows: 7 days during the trial period, 1 month for the first year of service, 2 months for the second to ninth year of service, and 3 months from the tenth year of service. Alternatively, parties have the option to mutually agree upon a contractual notice period, which commences at the end of the calendar month. Garden leave can be implemented during this period. For fixed-term employment contracts, termination occurs upon the conclusion of the agreed-upon period.

Probation period

The trial period for permanent employees ranges from 1 to 3 months.

Start Hiring in Switzerland Today

When expanding globally, ensuring compliance poses unique challenges. Employers must navigate employment laws, adhere to payroll protocols, uphold DE&I standards, comply with GDPR and data protection regulations, and more. While establishing local entities and commencing hiring can be daunting, staying abreast of a dynamic compliance landscape is even more demanding.

Gloroots streamlines this process, offering a centralized platform to manage these tasks effortlessly. Our in-house experts provide comprehensive protection against cross-border employment and payroll compliance risks. We assist in drafting employment contracts, ensuring timely payments, and delivering compliant benefits, allowing you to concentrate solely on talent screening.

Our commitment is to provide a seamless global employment experience, alleviating stress for you and your employees.

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