About Sozer Cizmeci

Sadık Sözer Çizmeci is an Independent Consultant and Human Resources Professional with over fifteen years of experience and a strong expertise in Turkish labor law, the Turkish foreigners’ code, Payroll, HRIS, International assignment management, and social security matters. He is the founder of Expat Guide Turkey, a prominent web resource and publication. Moreover, he recently founded Stafimy, a distinguished HR management consultancy firm offering tailored solutions to numerous local and international companies in HR management and related fields. Sadık Çizmeci earned his BA degree in International Relations, graduating as the top outstanding graduate from Eastern Mediterranean University, and holds an LLM degree in European Law from the University of Nottingham. Currently, he is pursuing a Ph.D. in Human Resources Management at Ankara University. In addition to his professional and academic endeavors, he serves as the chairperson for Odak Der, a renowned Turkish charity organization.

SEVERANCE PAY OBLIGATIONS BASED ON SGK CODES FOR TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT

By |2022-07-11T19:33:55+00:00July, 2022 |

The table of Social Security Termination Codes below demonstrates the employees’ rights in terms of severance pay, notice pay and unemployment insurance as a result of the reason for termination of employment.

ISTANBUL FINANCIAL CENTER

By |2022-06-20T14:57:23+00:00June, 2022 |

Istanbul Financial Center is designed to make Istanbul one of the leading international financial centers by attracting the international financial institutions to Türkiye by promising with its multilayered and functional structure spread over 3.4 million square meters, a transparent, productive, and predictable management order through a centralized performance of management, leasing, security, maintenance and cleaning services and services for meeting the daily needs of approximately 100.000 employees and visitors.

COMMUNIQUÉ NO. 2022-32/66 ON THE AMENDMENT OF THE COMMUNIQUÉ NO 2008-32/34 ON THE DECREE NO. 32 ON THE PROTECTION OF THE VALUE OF THE TURKISH CURRENCY

By |2022-04-25T20:31:23+00:00April, 2022 |

On April 21, 2022, a press briefing on the Communiqué No. 2022-32/66 has been released on the web page of Ministry of Treasury and Finance to provide further details on the implementation of Communiqué No. 2022-32/66.

CLASSIFICATION OF THE COMPANIES UNDER THE TURKISH COMMERCIAL CODE

By |2022-03-20T15:28:01+00:00March, 2022 |

In Turkey, the companies can be incorporated in accordance with various laws. The companies incorporated according to the Turkish Commercial Code are classified as sole proprietorships and equity companies. On the other hand, the cooperative companies can be specified according to the Cooperatives Law and the ordinary partnerships can be specified according to the Code of Obligations.

REGULATION FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAW ON INTERNATIONAL LABOR FORCE

By |2022-02-07T19:52:53+00:00February, 2022 |

Regulation on implementation of the International Labor Force Law No. 6735 entered into force upon being published in the Official Gazette dated February 02, 2022 and numbered 31738. The Regulation for Implementation of the Law on the Work Permit for Foreigners published in the Official Gazette dated August 29, 2003 and numbered 25214 has been annulled.

REGULATION ON AMENDMENTS TO THE REGULATION ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAW ON TURKISH CITIZENSHIP

By |2022-01-06T10:40:40+00:00January, 2022 |

On Jan 6, 2022, through presidential decree no. 5072, “Regulation on Amendments to the Regulation on Implementation of the Law on Turkish Citizenship” put into effect as per article 46 of Turkish Citizenship Law no 5901.

REGULATION FOR THE AMENDMENT OF THE REGULATION ON ASSOCIATIONS

By |2021-10-28T09:49:16+00:00October, 2021 |

On 21 October 2021, Regulation for the amendment of the Regulation on Associations published in the Official Gazette numbered 31635. Important amendments, especially within the framework of Foreign Aid and Auditing of Associations have been introduced to the Regulation on Associations.

TURKISH SEVERANCE PAY SYSTEM – AT GLANCE

By |2024-07-05T15:43:05+00:00June, 2021 |

The severance pay is referred to as the payment made upon the termination of the employment contract based on the seniority of the employee within the framework of the reasons specified in the Turkish Labor Law. There are quite different discussions with respect to the qualifications of the severance pay and its [...]