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South African rand (ZAR)

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Employer of Record in South Africa.

G-P’s Employer of Record (EOR) model allows your company to start hiring talent in minutes via our global entity infrastructure. Unlike a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), G-P allows your company to expand your global footprint without the hassle of entity setup and management.

As a global EOR expert, we manage payroll, employment contract best practices, statutory and market norm benefits, employee expenses, as well as severance and termination. You’ll have peace of mind knowing you have a team of dedicated employment experts assisting with every hire. G-P allows you to harness the talent of the brightest people in 180+ countries around the world, quickly and easily.

12Holidays per year
45hours per weekWorking hours per day or month
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Payroll in South Africa.

South Africa has strong worker protections and strict employment laws that can make business expansion challenging. You’ll need to follow all of the country’s labor laws when setting up payroll in South Africa.

Instead of worrying about the details, G-P can simplify the process. Here’s an overview of key aspects to consider when setting up payroll in South Africa

Hiring in ZaSouth Africa.

Whether you’re setting up a subsidiary in another country or growing your team, the recruitment process is arguably one of the most challenging parts of scaling a business. Hiring in South Africa can be particularly complicated since the nation has strict employment compliance laws.

Compensation & Benefits in South Africa.

Compensation and benefits are crucial considerations when building a team in a new country. Finding a balance between statutory benefits and supplemental offerings adds an additional layer of complexity to the hiring process — and noncompliance with any of South Africa’s compensation laws can lead to fines and other sanctions for your company.

Let G-P guide you in navigating these intricacies. Here are a few things you should know about compensation and benefits in South Africa.

ZAR25.42 per hourMinimum wage per month
15daysAnnual vacation leave (min)

South Africa Subsidiary.

Starting a business in South Africa is relatively straightforward. Before hiring employees, companies must first set up a South Africa subsidiary, which can be a time-consuming process. However, there is an alternative. Working with an EOR like G-P can simplify the process, enabling companies to begin hiring in minutes, not months.

Work visas & permits in South AfricaTypes of work visasRequirements to obtain a visaApplication processImportant considerations

South Africa Visas & Permits.

South Africa’s growing economy, warm climate, and rich cultural history make the country an excellent choice for expanding businesses. However, some companies are deterred by the complex employment laws and regulations surrounding work visas and permits for non-residents in South Africa.


THIS CONTENT IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE LEGAL OR TAX ADVICE. You should always consult with and rely on your own legal and/or tax advisor(s). G-P does not provide legal or tax advice. The information is general and not tailored to a specific company or workforce and does not reflect G-P’s product delivery in any given jurisdiction. G-P makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of this information and shall have no liability arising out of or in connection with it, including any loss caused by use of, or reliance on, the information.

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