2Max Group helps companies to hire in Kenya by providing Employer of Record services which allow companies without local legal presence to employ locally legally in Kenya. For companies willing to recruit staff and manage payroll in Kenya without having a subsidiary, 2Max Group is a wise option. With quick employee onboarding, you enter the international market without facing legal complexities. Our in-territory experts provide you with all the required expansion assistance that helps you execute payroll management seamlessly.
As your Employer of record service Provider (EOR) in Kenya, we would assume the legal responsibilities of employing your employees to decrease complexities and risks associated with HR functions, Payroll confidentiality and paying employees within Kenya. 2Max Group would become the primary employer of your employees on paper. Our Employer of record (EOR) service keeps your business compliant and helps when expanding into Africa, where regulations surrounding benefits and taxes can become extremely complicated.
- Company Representation
- EOR Kenya Compliance
- Tax Preparation & Filling
- Work Permits
- Related Consultancy
Benefits of Choosing Our Employer of Record Service in Kenya
Collaborating with EOR in Kenya like 2Max Group is a commonplace practice for global companies. Reaching out to a company that can become an intermediary between a business located in a different country and the local government helps business owners mitigate risks, reduce management costs, and improve team efficiency.
Hiring in Kenya through Employer of Record
Employment law in Kenya is regulated primarily by the Employment Act, the Labor Relations Act, the Labor Institutions Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
Since employment in Kenya is highly regulated, compliant employment contracts are an essential business need. As your employer of record and PEO in Kenya, we can ensure that every contract, for every worker, meets all requirements. We can also provide you with guidance about cultural norms and hiring best practices and keep you up-to-date with employment regulations as they change.
Employment contracts in Kenya
Employee contracts are the basis of Labour law. These agreements are created to protect the interests of both the employer and employee. They safeguard the employer by ensuring that they are protected from any of the employee’s misconduct such as in circumstances of termination or liability. On the other hand, employment contracts protect the rights and interests of employees from being taken advantage of by those in more powerful positions ie. employers.
In Kenya, employment contracts are governed by different types of legislation, the main one being the Employment Act (CAP 226). This governs general employment contracts. The second legislation pertaining to employment contracts is the Regulation of Wages and Conditions of Employment Act (Cap. 229) which governs the health and safety, wages, leave and est and contracts concerning children. These are the two main acts, however, additionally, there is The Factories Act (Cap. 514) and The Work Injury Benefits Act (Cap. 253). These legislative instruments also provide certain guidelines on what an employment contract should contain and how it should be written.
Employment contracts in Kenya
- What is an Employer of Record (EOR)? - in Kenya
In Many occasions foreign companies that do not have physical presence or a registered entity in Kenya needs to send an employee or a representative to work in Kenya. We provide the initial opportunity by providing employment on behalf of the parent company in Kenya.
- What the employer of record does.
• Makes arrangement for all visas and work permits for the employee. • Provides a registered entity for running a local, compliant employee in Kenya, • Meets local labor regulations pertaining to local employment. • Is and intermediary between the parent employer and local government regulations.
- How much does a EOR in Kenya cost?
Our EOR costs vary depending on your company’s needs in Kenya. Flat rate one off option or Percentage of the payroll or Fixed monthly charge option.
- Can you provide VISA/WORK PERMIT?
Yes, dependent on location, nationality and fulfilment of required criteria. The Immigration team will advise on and apply for the right visas and permits for your expatriate worker’s individual circumstances and work location. We will process renewals and residence requirements, and also assist with business travel
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How do I get started?
We write and validate all local employment contracts, streamlining the onboarding process for you and your Kenya employees—all you have to do is provide relevant information and review and approve the employment agreement.