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Montenegro is a country in Southeastern Europe that is recognized for its potential for entrepreneurship and innovation, especially in the ICT sector. It has one of the lowest corporate tax rates in Europe, which is why many foreign investors are seeking to open companies in Montenegro.
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Top Tech Cities in Montenegro
Capital City of Montenegro
Companies outsourcing from podgorica: Erste Group, Deloitte, Telenor, KPMG
Top industries for Native Team building: Software development, Data Science
Popular destinations: Ostrog Monastery, Clock Tower, Millennium Bridge, Ribnica, Old Ribnica
Famous for: National Theatre, museums, shops, bar scene
THE SECOND BIGGEST CITY IN MONTENEGRO
Companies outsourcing from niksic: Telmont, Enigma
Top industries for Native Team building: Software Development
Popular destinations: Slansko Lake, Carev Most, Krupac Lake, Ostroska Greda
Famous for: Niksicko Pivo, botanical garden, skiing
THE BIGGEST COASTAL TOWN IN MONTENEGRO
Companies outsourcing from herceg-novi: Aisconverse, MikroBit
Top industries for Native Team building: Cloud Consulting, Web Development, Design
Popular destinations: Old Town, Forte Mare Fortress, Herceg Novi Beach, Savina Monastery
Famous for: Sunniest city in Montenegro, mimosa festival, fortresses
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There are two different types of employment contracts in Montenegro; indefinite or fixed-term contracts. Fixed-term contracts, whether a single contract or multiple contracts, may not be longer than 36 months.
The working hours in Montenegro are 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. Nevertheless, the workweek is often shorter under the terms of a collective bargaining agreement.
Montenegrin employees are entitled to 21 days of paid annual leave. Moreover, employees are eligible for up to 7 days of annual leave for matrimony, birth, professional examinations and for the death of an immediate family member.
A woman who is expecting a child receives 98 days of maternity leave; 28 days before the expected date and 70 days after. Both parents are entitled to 70 days of paid leave after the birth in case multiple children are born.
There is no official set number of the number of sick days an employee is entitled to. Employees must produce a medical certificate no later than the third day of illness, and if there is a separate report documenting a temporary inability to work, the employee must provide the report to the employer within five days of its issuance.