Over 193.000 employees in business services sector in Poland
Investment promotion agency recently released its newest annual report on Poland's business services sector, which continues to grow at a healthy clip.
Investment promotion agency recently released its newest annual report on Poland's business services sector, which continues to grow at a healthy clip. The "Business Services Sector in Poland 2016. Gaining Momentum" report published by the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIZ) tracks and analyses trends of this rapidly growing sector of Polish economy.
BSS (Business Service Sector) has become the fastest growing area of the Polish economy and one of the largest employers in the country. Employment in BSS now exceeds 193,000 in 852 companies. The average headcount in a business services centre in 2015 is 227 people. “Poland has become an important player in BSS, even on a global scale. We are an equal partner for international companies. Solutions developed in Poland are very often implemented in the international market”, said Bartłomiej Pawlak, the new president of PAIZ.
According to Iwona Chojnowska-Haponik, Foreign Investment Department Director at PAIiIZ and the leader of the team which prepared the report, highly qualified human resources is the main factor shaping the rapid development of the sector. “90% of employees in BSS have MA degrees. Nobody moves simple processes to Poland any more. Poles are engaged in ambitious international projects”.