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Understanding German Contracting

In this short video, we cover important aspects of employment and contracting in Germany for those planning to relocate there and for employers looking to hire EU and non-EU workers.

Watch the video here:


  • German Market
  • Employers, Recruiters, and Contractors’ needs in Germany
  • What are the options when contracting in Germany?
  • Labour Leasing in Germany
  • The AüG Licence
  • Benefits of labour leasing
  • Challenges of labour leasing
  • Self-Employment in Germany
  • Contracting in Germany via a Limited Company (PSC)
  • Taxation and tax residence for contractors in Germany
  • Working in Germany if you’re not from the EU/EEA or Switzerland
  • EU Blue Card
  • Health insurance in Germany
  • How can an Umbrella Company like Access Financial help with contracting in Germany?