Employee Benefits in Portugal - New Study Released

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Wed Oct 01 2014

The Portuguese social security system is based on universality; it ensures that the social protection provided by the system is available for everyone. It consists of the Public Social Security System, the Social Action System and the Supplementary System. The Public Social Security System has three subsystems called Welfare, Solidarity and Family Support System. Welfare system is a contributory scheme that protects the employed and the self-employed against the risk of losing a regular income due to sickness, maternity, unemployment, disability, death, retirement and occupational diseases.

Report Highlights

* Portugal's social security system is based on universality; it ensures that the social protection provided by the system is available for everyone.
* The state and compulsory system comprises benefits such as old-age pension, survivor, long-term care, sickness, medical care, unemployment, maternity, paternity, workmen compensation, and family benefits.
* Company bonus plan, profit sharing, food coupons, leave travel allowances, company car and fuel allowances, educational assistance and salary advances are some of the private benefits offered by employers in Portugal.
* In Portugal, old age, death and disability benefits follow a mixed system of financing such as current income financing (pay as you go) and funded system

Full Report Details at
- http://www.fastmr.com/prod/880088_employee_benefits_in_portugal.aspx?afid=301

Report Scope

This report provides a detailed analysis of employee benefits in Portugal:

* It offers a detailed analysis of the key government-sponsored employee benefits, along with private benefits
* It covers an exhaustive list of employee benefits, including retirement benefits , death in service benefits, long-term disability benefits, short-term sickness benefits, medical benefits, workmen's compensation, maternity and paternity benefits, family benefits, minimum resources, annual vacations, unemployment and private benefits
* It highlights the economic and regulatory situations relating to employee benefits in Portugal

Reasons to Get this Report

* Make strategic decisions using in-depth information related to Portuguese employee benefits
* Assess the Portuguese employee benefits market, including state and compulsory benefits and private benefits
* Gain insights into the key employee benefit schemes offered by private employers in Portugal
* Gain insights into key regulations governing Portuguese employee benefits, and their impact on companies

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