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Hiring a remote team in a country as Ghana comes with a lot of overhead, such as compliance, local laws, taxes, etc. As a company, you don't want to worry about knowing all the local laws. Instead you want to focus on your remote team and the business. Rivermate's Employer of Record (EOR) solution helps companies hire remote employees in Ghana. We take care of global payroll, taxes, benefits, compliance and HR activities. So you can focus on growing your business.

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1. Hire a remote team in Ghana with Rivermate

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in Ghana, particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in Ghana effectively, conveniently, and in full compliance with all relevant labor laws using Rivermate's global Employer of Record (EOR) solution. We handle the responsibilities and legal risks associated with foreign employment so you can concentrate on growing your company.

2. Introduction

Rivermate is a global employment solutions company that provides Employer of Record services in Ghana.

As an employer of record, we help you hire employees and run payroll services in Ghana, allowing you to avoid the necessity of first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Ghana.

It is not necessary to establish an entity in order to hire an employee. We can hire your employee in any country with a few mouse clicks. Using our Employer of Record solution, you can have full compliance, benefits, and automated payments.

If you wish to hire a remote team in Ghana or individually hire remote employees in Ghana, Rivermate’s global employer of record services will make sure that the process will be as seamless as possible for you.

Send us a message so we can talk about how Rivermate’s Employer of Record Ghana services can best help your company!

3. Hire a remote team in Ghana

Ghana is one of the most populated nations in Africa, with a population of 31 million people. However, after the epidemic in 2020, Ghana's GDP allegedly dropped by 3.2% and 1.1% in the second and third quarters of 2020, respectively, resulting in a recession for the first time in 38 years.

According to the business tracker poll, around 25.7% of the whole workforce worked on low salaries, with approximately 42,000 workers forced to resign during the country's temporary lockdown. Even once everything were under control, there was still a high degree of uncertainty about sales and unemployment, which may be seen in certain situations.

4. Cost of living in Ghana

Ghana's cost of living is $581, which is 1.61 times less costly than the global average. Ghana rated 149th out of 197 nations in terms of cost of living and 112th in terms of quality of life.

In Ghana, the average after-tax wage is $347, which is enough to pay living costs for 0.6 months.

5. Cost of renting in Ghana

Accommodation in Ghana might be much more pricey than you would expect. It also depends on the city in which you choose to reside. Ghana's main city, Accra, is apparently the 63rd most expensive city out of 209 cities, according to the 2019 Mercer Cost of Living Survey. However, owing to increased demand and a scarcity of supply, prices are significantly higher there.

6. Major industries in Ghana

Manufacturing sectors, automation, ship building, and the exports of resources such as hydrocarbons are among the principal industries that contribute to Ghana having the highest GDP in West Africa.

Ghana is the world's greatest manganese producer, followed by gold.

The Ghanaian government is focusing on manufacturing and industrial development to generate growth and contribute to overall GDP.

Ghana's government has made notable initiatives to boost business confidence and support indigenous industry.

Ghana's average internet speed is 1.46 Mbit/s. Ghana's average download speed is 13.07 Mbps, while the average upload speed is 9.02 Mbps.

The government is working hard to expand job prospects for those who are presently unemployed.

7. Hiring cost in Ghana

When you recruit someone, the cost of hiring is an important consideration that may have a significant impact on your choice. There are many elements to consider, including the cost of living, the city in which you live, and the overall spending of that city. We've compiled a list of factors that might influence recruiting costs:

- Recruitment cost

- Value involved in overall training

- The cost from taking interviews to onboarding

- Opportunity cost

- Third-party recruiter fees, if any

8. Employment laws Ghana

In Ghana, employees who have been engaged for more than six months must have a written contract of employment. This written statement should contain all pertinent information regarding the employee, such as the worker's name, employment date, payments, work hours, and so on. This contributes to more openness between the two. Along with the information, the contract's terms and conditions should be included.

If an employee is not comfortable undertaking risky labor, he or she has the freedom to decline it.

Section 44 permits a maximum of eight hours of employment per day and forty hours per week.

The payment should be cleared before the end of the month.

9. Top skills Ghana

Have you ever thought about what talents can propel you to the top in Ghana? If not, here you go. There are several career prospects in Ghana; all you need to do is learn and excel in specific talents. Here is a list of the top ten abilities that can help your professional career.

- Data science, analytics, and manipulation

- Programming

- Digital marketing

- Leadership

- Graphic design and photography

- Persuasion, selling, and marketing

- Speaking

- Team working and people management

- Problem-solving skills

- Video production and editing

City-Wise Skills

Accra, Ghana's capital, is home to technology that has the potential to position itself as the world's top technological hub. The city provides food for approximately 4 million people and provides great prospects in the fields of:

- Technology

- Sales

- Management

- Digital marketing

- Hotels

- Sports

- Production and editing

Kumasi, Ghana's second biggest metropolitan city, provides an infinite amount of job options for its residents, including IT services, physicians, transportation services, real estate services, bank managers, and much more. The city has a variety of occupations available for anyone who want to try their hand at them.

Takoradi, on the other hand, is a hub of commercial and industrial development. Along with this, most individuals will be busy practicing fishing since it is their primary occupation. Timber, cocoa processing, plywood, and shipbuilding are the principal industries.

10. Economic landscape in Ghana

According to studies, the market saw modest growth of 1.1% in 2020, owing entirely to the first quarter of 2020, which accounted for 4.9% of total growth; nevertheless, the market experienced a dramatic drop during the pandemic. Fortunately, Ghana's economy showed some signs of life in the second half of 2020, followed by some amazing recoveries in the year's final months.

11. Market size in Ghana

Ghana's market size, as well as its people's wants and aspirations, are sufficient to give job opportunities to all of its working-age citizens. The Global Ghana Retail Industry Market is estimated to develop at a 14.6% CAGR by 2027. This is encouraging news for anyone searching for long-term employment. Despite a considerable drop in the market, the country's economy will continue to grow and shine.

12. Minimum wage in Ghana

In Ghana, the daily minimum wage is 11.82 GHS, or 319.14 GHS per month.

13.Why choose Rivermate to hire your remote team in Ghana?

Establishing an entity in Ghana to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in Ghana has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into Ghana simple and effortless. We can assist you with hiring your preferred talent, managing HR and payroll, and ensuring compliance with local legislation without the hassle of establishing a foreign branch office or subsidiary. Our PEO and Global Employer of Record (EOR) solutions in Ghana give you peace of mind so you can focus on running your business. Please contact us if you'd like to learn more about how Rivermate can help you hire employees in Ghana via our Employer of Record (EOR) / PEO solution.

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