The number one benefit employees in Slovenia care about is personal accident cover as this has always been customary. This is closely followed by health insurance as it is supplementary to the national healthcare system which is subject to long waiting lists. When asked to rank four other common employee benefits in order of importance, employees in Slovenia will likely say: Life, Death, Disability and Retirement.
Take a walk through the old city of Ljubljana.
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Average Cost For Employer Sponsored Benefits
The average cost for the employer is about 100/200 Euros per annum per employee.
Employers new to Slovenia are advised to involve employees in the provision of employee benefits. Many employees are not interested in sharing some of the associated costs.
The minimum wage level in Slovenia is the highest of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries.
It’s also interesting to note that Slovenia’s business culture is quite informal and welcoming to people from other cultures.