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Global Employer of Record in Republic of South Africa

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Willing to hire international workforce in Republic of South Africa (RSA)? We are here to help you.

Send us your project details here, and we will be happy to employ your international workforce on your behalf in South Africa in a fast and cost-effective way.

Spotlight on RSA:

  • Location – Located in Africa and shares borders Mozambique, Lesotho, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland.
  • Capital – Pretoria.
  • Population – 50.7 million.
  • Labor force – 60.50 percent (2017).
  • Currency – Rand (ZAR).
  • Export – ZAR 105.0 billion (2017). Export commodities: mineral products (20.6 percent of total exports, chrome, manganese, vanadium, vermiculite, ilmenite, palladium, rutile and zirconium and coal), precious metals (mainly gold, platinum and diamonds), vehicles and aircraft vessels, iron and steel products, machinery and chemicals. Major export partners are: China (9 percent of total exports), the United States (8 percent), Germany (6.5 percent), Botswana (5.1 percent), Namibia (5.1 percent) and Japan (4.9 percent). Others include the UK, India, Belgium and Zambia.
  • Import – ZAR 95.5 billion (2017). Imports products: machinery, mineral products, vehicles and aircraft vessels, chemicals, vehicle components and iron and steel products. Main import partners are: China (18 percent), Germany (11 percent), the United States (7 percent), India (5 percent) and Nigeria (4 percent), Saudi Arabia (3 percent).

More and more global companies are seeing the value of hiring international employees in Republic of South Africa to have a presence on this market. With local legislative peculiarities, the challenge is to engage global workforce in a risk-free and cost-effective manner.

With this in mind, Acumen International has designed a global employment, aka International Employer of Record (EOR) payroll solution to help global companies, just like yours, expand their international reach or engage the brightest global talent with their projects. If you are seeking to reinforce your internal team with the expertise of a global talent based in Republic of South Africa, if you have already selected a candidate and want him to work for you remotely from RSA in a legally compliant way, our global employment solution is the way for you to go.

Like every other country, RSA has its own employment nuances, which must be fully observed to ensure 100% compliance. Trust us to handle the global employment and HR side of your workforce management in RSA so you are sure that none of these nuances are missed and that your employees are employed and payrolled properly and compliantly.

Employer of Record solution in Republic of South Africa

Global Employer of Record is an integrated solution that is designated to help you rise to the daunting challenges of hiring and managing your remote employees in RSA, which includes:

  • familiarizing with the country’s employment legislation
  • onboarding of employees
  • payrolling employees on a monthly basis in local currency/ies
  • and arranging for visa and work permit if you need to employ expatriate personnel in Republic of South Africa

Via a Global Employer of Record solution, Acumen International can employ the selected candidate or candidates on your behalf in Republic of South Africa in a record time. We become your trusted partner and guide you through local labor laws thus eliminating any employment risks for you and freeing you from the necessity to go into all legislative specificities or set everything up by yourselves. Also, we will resolve all local labor issues for you, which would give you freedom to focus on your main business objectives.

As part of the benefits of using our international Employer of Record and payroll outsourcing solution in RSA is that we can organize work permits and business visas in RSA required for expatriates’ immigration.

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