AFRICA HR SOLUTIONS IN GUINEA
Destination Guinea! The Republic of Guinea, a country with breath-taking landscapes starting from the mountains to the dense forests. Also of the same size as the United Kingdom, it is a western African country located near the Atlantic coast. It is bordered by three main rivers: Gambia, Niger and the Senegal. It is also edged by Mali, Liberia, Senegal and Guinea Bissau. It has a population of around 13.1 million inhabitants in 2016. The natural increase of the population is projected to increase and is expected to be engaged with positivity.
WHAT SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT BEING AN EXPAT IN GUINEA?
Expats in Guinea
Guinea is a country which has warm and genuine people who gives the possibility to expats to live a serene life. In Conakry, this is where the majority of expats live deeply enjoy the pleasant lifestyle: beaches, food, the amazing flora and fauna and touristic destinations which are all available to live a great life.
As an expat, when you decide to move to live and work in a new country; sometimes you face a complex set of issues in your home country and your new country. In many countries, dealing with taxes are driven whether you’re resident or non-resident. Ensuring an employer has the policies which are in compliance with the government laws and local regulatory policies is the priority for companies working with PEO’s. The human resources department provide businesses with the assistance and guidance they need for all aspects of the government.
Africa HR Solutions Ltd and PEO
As Employer of Record, Africa HR Solutions Ltd has become a major player in the African market regarding employment, payroll and compliance. Due to some of the convergences which occurred in the industry, Africa HR considers this sector as their main priority. They have entities in each African country and wholly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures and strong relationships with several In-country partners
No matter how many employees you have, Africa HR Solutions simplifies the human resources, payroll, and administration processes. Starting from Integrated payroll and benefits to administrative support, they take charge of your human resources.
Here at Africa HR, we offer a Professional Employment Outsourcing (PEO) facility. We provide businesses with wide range of human-resources services which includes:
- Human Resources Management
- Salary Surveys
- Payroll Administration and processing
- Safety Programs
- Recruiting and Outplacement support
- Government Compliance
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
- $15.0 billion
- 4% growth
- 2.5% 5-year annual growth
- $1,313 per capita
Unemployment rate: 1.8%
Global Ranking on Economy Progress 2016: 136th
Conakry is the capital city of Guinea and also known as a spirited town. Its natural charm captivates visitors and expats driving the latest in an instant to fall in affection with this city. Rich in cultural diversities any expat or visit shall enjoy each alluring characteristics of Conakry.
French is the official language of Africa even though there are more than 40 spoken languages inland.
Guinean Predominant religions
- 85% Muslim
- 8% Christian
- 7% Indigenous Beliefs
Predominantly agricultural, the Republic of Guinea depends on their production of rice, coffee, and fruits. The breeding of animals is an important factor in the country. Some of the animals are: cattle, sheep and goats. Apart from these two, the Republic of Guinea has about a third of the world’s bauxite mined daily with the help of international companies. Minerals such as: gold or iron contribute to 70% of all exports. However, Guinea who have a poor developed infrastructure will still have some concerns.
Interesting Fact about Guinea
Conakry is apparently the wettest capital in the world with an incredible 3.7 metres of rain per year! Who’d have thought it?