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PAYROLL SERVICES IN EAST…

Globally businesses are increasingly outsourcing none core functions including Human Resource (HR) functions. A Company can outsource the entire HR function including payroll management or processing or can outsource payroll to an external service provider as a single function. This will mean getting a otherwise called a Payroll Agency or Payroll Firm to provide the Service. may be sought for different reasons including the need to downsize the finance or hr function, the need to enhance integrity of Payroll Processing etc Several factors must be born in mind when selecting a firm or agency or company to outsource payroll to. One is the ability or capacity of the payroll service provider to perform the task or render the payroll service professional complying with all Tax and Labour laws of the host country An outsourced payroll service provider may be required to  have a payroll system or just the capacity to process the payroll manually or using basic software like excel The service may include: payroll data entry Payroll report generation Preparing of pays lips Paying employees through the bank Remitting statutory deductions. Career Options Africa is a Payroll Agency/Firm/Company in East Africa operating in Kenya Nairobi, Tanzania Dar Es Salaam, Kampala Uganda and Kigali Rwanda.

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Building Honesty and Integrity…

A little white lie never hurt anyone, right? Wrong. When it comes to recruitment, being honest and telling the truth is vital from all parties. We've seen what happens when candidates add qualifications to their CV that they don't actually have. We've been asked to go against our values and compromise on employment laws. Being honest and having integrity matters throughout the whole recruitment process. Our principles We pride ourselves in building a great relationship with all of our clients and candidates. Where possible, we like to visit a client at their premises to get a real feel for the company to help us match the right candidates. We also like to meet candidates (a coffee shop is our favourite location!) to get to know the real person and find out what they're looking for in their career. We're pretty good at asking all of the right questions, but equally, we rely on the person on the other side of the table to give us honest answers. Honesty and clients For clients, it's important that we really understand what type of person you're looking for and what skills and qualifications you expect your new employee to have. There needs to be a little compromise when it comes to searching for the right people. There is no such thing as the perfect candidate or the perfect job. Although, we like to..

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Head Hunting

Ever asked yourself how did they know my name or how do they know me? This is a question that many professional people ask themselves whenever they are called for a high ranged position within a certain company after being head hunted by a headhunting consultant. Worry no more. This is called head hunting services where by the head hunting company or agency know exactly where and how to find the right candidate for a specific position through different connection and networks. This are the ways the head hunters come to know of their potential candidates. This is through making an effort to be visible and social through going to forums, lunchtime seminars or conferences in your industry and simply talk to people. Ensure that you participate in this forum and also make sure your name, title and organization are on all of the attendance lists of events. Many head-hunters scan these for contacts. Exchange of card freely Swapping of cards freely at functions enlarges your social network. Do a follow up on the networking maxim; if you give something out it may come back in a different way. Give Referee of another person once approached by one head-hunter about a role, that doesn’t interest you. That way one makes a future ally of someone professionally useful in the long term when he or she is contacted by a recruitment..

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KEY PAYROLL REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS…

Tanzania is a Member of the East Africa Community that includes Kenya, Uganda Tanzania and Rwanda Any Employer is required to be registered as an employer with the following statutory bodies For a start for the business to exist the business must be registered as a Sole Proprietor, Partnership or Company with Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA). Register as a tax payer with Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) Under the relevant law employers are required to deduct pay as you earn tax (PAYE) and remit to TRA by 7th of subsequent month. The lowest tax bracket in Tanzania is taxed at 10% while highest. Employers are also expected to contribute 4.5% if fixed monthly pay for each employee for the skills development levy (SDL) collected by TRA and Managed by the Vocation Education and Training Authority (VETA). Unlike in other countries SDL is not available to employers for on job training.   The minimum taxable income is shillings 170,000 with lowest tax bracket being taxed at 9% and highest tax bracket at 30% Have a Business License issued by a Local Authority in the district of operation Register with a Pension Fund as an employer. All private entities are required to register with National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and not any other fund as per the Pension Act Amendment of 2018. Both employee and employer contribute 10% of fixed monthly..

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PAYROLL ACCOUNTING FOR FINANCE…

This is one of the most critical functions of the finance department of a business. Sometimes it’s a joint HR and finance function. Payroll management from an accounting or finance perspective is the set of activities related to monthly computation of monthly compensation including salary allowances and benefits of all the employees in a company.   Unlike other finance functions payroll processing can be a bulky routine set of activities but very sensitive as it can lead to hefty losses. These reasons are why some businesses seek the services of a reliable outsourced payroll services provider. Outsourcing payroll is not just a cost saving measure but can add to the efficiency in the proceeds by increasing the points of internal controls. Besides, outsourcing helps focus on your core business .Payroll takes up a total of eight-ten hours of employee’s time, every pay period depending with the size of the business. Outsourcing payroll saves valuable employee time that can be devoted to core business issues for improving productivity. In addition, outsourcing payroll eliminates the needs to buy, install, support and reduces the IT labor needed. The software which is hired is of such quality that in no time and effort it helps managing everything which otherwise not possible. Furthermore, outsourcing helps employees prepare and submit own payroll data. Payroll services use software as a service, which delegates to employees the responsibility..

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Employer of Records (EOR)…

What is an Employer of Record? Employer of Record (EOR) service is a third-party arrangement in which an employer hires a Human Resource (HR) Agency to provide HR services on behalf of the Employer Organization. The Agency hires and pays an Employer’s employee on behalf of the Employer and takes responsibility for all formal employment and HR tasks. The EOR provider or HR agency assumes all legal responsibilities over the Employer’s employees and is the Local Employer in the country of operation As an Employer Of Records service provider or HR Agency in East Africa, we primarily provide a compliance service. We help our clients comply with local labour laws in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). There are a few terms used to signify a third-party Employer of Record has been engaged, such as a local employer, local partner, local EOR, back-office staffing, and in China, a FESCO (Foreign Enterprise Service Company). An Employer of Record (EOR) is a third-party organization that hires and pays an employee on behalf of another company and takes responsibility for all formal employment tasks. Using an Employer of Records allows companies to engage with overseas workers legally and efficiently either in a new country or state, without having to set up a local entity or risk violating local employment laws. EOR is also referred to in other terminology including..

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO…

Career Options Africa Group was a Human Resource in Nairobi in  2003. Since then we have expanded into six East Africa Countries spreading from Indian Ocean to Atlantic Ocean. The countries are Kenya, Tanzania. Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi Democratic Republic Congo (DRC). Some of our clients call us agency, others call us consultant, others call us partners In all six countries, we offer the following services Recruitment including; Staff search and selection Executive search and Selection Head Hunting Aptitude testing Background checking 2. Human Resource Outsourcing including; Professional Employer Organization (EOR) Employer of Records (EOR) Labour management Outsourced Payroll Last milling filling of tax, pension etc. 3. Immigration support including; Business VISA Special Pass Work Permit Resident Pass 4. Business facilitation New Business registration Registration with tax and other statutory bodies Advise on local law and compliance Filling tax returns Where to find us in East Africa In Kenya our offices are in Nairobi In Uganda our offices are in Kampala In Rwanda our offices are in Kigali In Burundi our offices are in Bujumbura In DRC our offices are in Kinshasa What does DRC Entry in East Africa community potted for the region; More citizens of the Rest of East Africa shall migrate to DRC in search of jobs. More Recruitment agencies and companies can count on more business. Larger labour pool in the region. Companies in DRC can recruit..

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WHY USE CAREER OPTIONS…

Career Options Africa is a Human Resource (HR) Agency offering HR Outsourcing, Immigration and Business Support services in East Africa including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Our Services include immigration and relocation facilitation, human resource outsourcing and trade and marketing support.   Career Options Africa has applied the following strategies to attract top talent.   We have established a clear employer brand where our clients, potential clients and our own employees have a solid idea of what they are buying into and we are instantly recognizable – not just for the services we provide, but for the perceived value of our brand. With our strong brand, a candidate may already be familiar with who we are and will choose to engage (or not) based on that. If they are not yet familiar, presenting a unified employer brand across all touchpoints – from our website to how a recruiter answers questions – will let the candidate know what you’re all about. Click the link to visit our website . By improving interview process. A smooth, efficient interview process is something that candidates appreciate and make hiring strategy stand out. To make the most out of each conversation with a potential recruit, cater interviews for specific positions. We take the time to dig into the responsibilities and ask questions that will tease out the top..

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Employer of Records (EOR)…

What is an Employer of Record? Employer of Record (EOR) service is a third-party arrangement in which an Employer hires a Human Resource (HR) Agency to provide HR services on behalf of the Employer Organization. The Agency hires and pays an Employer’s employee on behalf of the Employer and takes responsibility for all formal employment and HR tasks. The EOR provider or HR agency assumes all legal responsibilities over the Employer’s employees and is the Local Employer in the country of operation As an EOR service provider or HR Agency in Easy Africa we largely provide a compliance service. We help our clients comply with local labour laws in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). . There are a few terms used to signify a third-party Employer of Record has been engaged, such as a local employer, local partner, local EOR, back-office staffing, and in China, a FESCO (Foreign Enterprise Service Company). An Employer of Record (EOR) is a third-party organization that hires and pays an employee on behalf of another company and takes responsibility for all formal employment tasks. Using an Employer of Records allows companies to engage with overseas workers legally and efficiently either in a new country or state, without having to set up a local entity or risk violating local employment laws. EOR is also referred to in other terminology including third..

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