THE 7 PROFITABLE JOBS OF CONSTRUCTION
- Project Manager
- Cost estimator
- Masonry work
- Building worker
Top 4 construction industry Trends that you should keep up with in 2019
The construction industry always witness changes, it is a sector that never plateau. If you want your company to be ahead in the game, you should keep up with the latest trends, from technology advancement to sustainability. Here are the top 4 trends for 2019:
- Technology advancement
- Green technology and sustainability
- Modular and prefabricated construction projects
- Project management solutions
Poland: A leader in posting employees abroad
For many years, Poland is at the forefront of countries that benefit from the freedom to provide services and promote the posting of workers abroad and for the development of companies.Delegation Directions Polish companies most often delegate their employees to France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden and Germany. This form of service provision is particularly popular in construction, but also in industry and agriculture. The conditions that a company must meet to delegate employees are not complicated - they should conduct a significant part of their activity in Poland and document at least a 1-month employment relationship with a posted employee paid to ZUS.
Posting-is not unilateral Poland is a leader in the provision of cross-border services.In 2009, the phenomenon of posting was minimally accommodated by the deteriorating economic situation caused by the crisis. Recent data indicate that there are approximately 1 million posted workers in the European Union, of which over 20% are Polish. French and German are just behind them. The increasing number of posted individuals, works in two directions. There are many foreigners working in Poland, delegated, among others from Belarus, Ukraine and China. They are present mainly in the construction industry and industry. Although delegation is undoubtedly an alternative to the difficult situation of the construction industry in Poland, it should not be considered only as an emergency exit. The phenomenon of posting is important for the Polish economy and determines the competitiveness of Polish companies. But as well, benefits for employees who can count on higher earnings abroad, but also raise their qualifications and gain experience.
“Prior to the implementation of a foreign contract, the company should also complete the formalities in the receiving country. In this direction, however, he can count on the help of specialists from KomFort Poland, who for years has represented construction companies on the European market”
NATO headquarters: Big construction projects needs experienced subcontractors
- Presentation of an experienced and reliable subcontractor
- Assistance on the preparation of a mutually beneficial valuation
- Preparation of formalities necessary to provide services in Belgium (including A1 certificate, registration in the Limosa system)
- Preparation of documentation needed so that the subcontractor's workers can enter the construction site
4 things to expect from a foreign subcontractor
„Legal cooperation should also be a priority for Polish companies that would like to export their construction services in the long term. [...]”Companies that work "black" can become victims of fraud. When the principal does not pay their due money, they usually stay on the ice. Actually, there are no legal means to enforce the payment.
Second, a high standard of servicesEmployers employing subcontractors expect a high standard of services. Fortunately, Polish companies enjoy a good reputation. This issue is verified already at the stage of preliminary negotiations. Foreign principals appreciate companies with experience in the market, and ideally if the construction team previously worked abroad.
- Productivity at work is another feature
- Builders from Poland work efficiently
- Flexible and adjust quickly to different projects
Major costs to consider while working with a subcontractor
"KomFort supports subcontractors exporting services abroad in the estimation of costs, as well as in organizing trips (including accommodation, transport, equipment operation, etc.)"
Costs related to the posting of employees
- Salary for employees
- Transport costs
- Accommodation costs
- Social insurance
"Comfort deals with the preparation of construction offers for Subcontractors, and assists them in completing all organizational and formal issues related to the export of services. "
Costs related to the constructionIn connection with the execution of construction projects abroad, there may be additional costs, eg related to the equipment operation. It is also worth thinking about unforeseen situations, such as expenses for equipment repairs or downtimes caused by, for example, weather. All kinds of construction services should be completed with various administrative and accounting formalities, both at home and abroad. In this case too we provide comprehensive support Subcontractors cooperating with us. KomFort maintains contact with local accounting offices in order to provide the fullest service and facilitate the organization of a formal trip page, while limiting expenses.
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