Request a ProposalDownloadShare

Lesotho – Employer of Record

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Globalization Partners provides employer of record services for clients that want to hire employees and run payroll without first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Lesotho. Your candidate is hired via Globalization Partners’ Lesotho PEO in accordance with local labor laws and can be onboarded in days instead of the months it typically takes. The individual is assigned to work on your team, working on your company’s behalf exactly as if he or she were your employee to fulfill your in-country requirements.

Table of Contents

Our Global Employer of Record Platform™ and Global PEO service enables clients to run payroll in Lesotho while HR services, tax, and compliance management matters are lifted from their shoulders onto ours. As a Global PEO expert, we manage employment contract best practices, statutory and market norm benefits, and employee expenses, as well as severance and termination if required. We also keep you apprised of changes to local employment laws in Lesotho.

Your new employee is productive sooner, has a better hiring experience and is 100% dedicated to your team. You’ll have peace of mind knowing you have a team of dedicated employment experts assisting with every hire. Globalization Partners allows you to harness the talent of the brightest people in more than 170 countries around the world, quickly and painlessly.

Basic Facts About Hiring in Lesotho

Lesotho is located in Africa and has a population of 2.147 million. The capital city of Lesotho is Maseru which has a population of 227,880. Lesotho takes pride in its people and its mountains. Lesotho is the highest country in Africa. It’s lowest altitude is 140 meters above sea level which is higher than most highlands in other parts of Africa.

When negotiating terms of an employment contract and offer letter with an employee in Lesotho, it may be useful to keep the following in mind:

Lesotho Holidays

  • New Year’s Day
  • Moshoeshoe’s Birthday
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • May Day
  • Ascension Day
  • Africa Day
  • King’s Birthday
  • Independence Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day

Employment Contracts in Lesotho

In Lesotho, employment contracts can be oral or written, but it is best practice to put a strong, written contract in place, in English, which spells out the terms of the employee’s compensation, benefits, and termination requirements. An offer letter and employment contract in Lesotho should always state the salary and any compensation amounts in Lesotho Loti rather than a foreign currency. The employment contract template is part of the service with Globalization Partners; no need to draft a separate template if you use our employer of record and PEO service in Lesotho.

Why Globalization Partners

Establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Lesotho to engage a small team is time-consuming, expensive and complex. Labor law in Lesotho has strong worker protections, requiring great attention to detail and an understanding of local best practices. Globalization Partners makes it painless and easy to expand into Lesotho. We can help you hire your candidate of choice, handle HR matters and payroll, and ensure that you’re in compliance with local laws, without the burden of setting up a foreign branch office or subsidiary. Our Lesotho PEO and Global Employer of Record Platform provides you peace of mind so that you can focus on running your business.

If you would like to discuss how Globalization Partners can provide a seamless employee leasing or PEO solution for hiring employees in Lesotho, please contact us.

Download this content in PDF