Ghana - Employer of Record (EOR)

✔ We get your team working in Ghana

✔ We handle all your payroll needs

✔ We ensure 100% compliance for your business

Africa HR Solutions caters for employer of record solutions for businesses that are looking to hire workers and operate payroll without establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Gambia. Your employees are hired by Africa HR Solutions Gambia Employer of Record (EOR Gambia) in line with local labor laws and may be on-boarded within days rather than the months it usually takes. The new worker is assigned to work on your staff, working on your organization’s behalf just like he or she was your employee.

As always, we guarantee 100% compliance for your business in Africa.

Payroll Outsourcing in Ghana

Overview of Ghana

Ghana is a country in West Africa that borders the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Guinea, Ivory Coast, Togo, and Burkina Faso. While there are 11 state sponsored languages in Ghana, English is the language used in government. Ghana has a population of 31,732,128. The country’s GDP is USD 77.59 and growing at a rate of 5.4% annually. The unemployment rate is 4.7% and the inflation rate climbed to 29.8% in June 2022. Ghana’s major exports are gold, cocoa beans, and timber.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Independence Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • May Day (Workers’ Day)
  • African Union Day
  • Republic Day
  • Eid Ul-Fetr
  • Founder’s Day
  • Eid Ul-Adha
  • Farmer’s Day
  • Christmas Day
It is legally required to put a written employment contract in place in Ghana, in English, which spells out the terms of the employee’s compensation, benefits, and termination requirements. An offer letter and employment contract in Ghana should always state the salary and any compensation amounts in Ghanaian cedi rather than a foreign currency.
In general, Ghanaians work an 8-hour day, 5 days per week.
Employees are generally entitled to at least 15 days of paid annual leave.
There is no specific time period for sick leave given in the labor code at the moment.

Female employees are generally entitled to 12 weeks of paid maternity leave.

Ghana is working on passing legislation to mandate 5 days of paternity leave.

Employers contribute 13% of wages to social security. Employees contribute 5.5% of their wages.

An employment contract may be terminated for just cause. Weekly workers are entitled to 7 days’ notice; workers on a contract of less than 3 years are entitled to 2 weeks’ notice.

Workers with longer contracts are entitled to 1 month’s notice.

If an employment contract includes an “at will” clause, then no notice need be given.

Termination notices should be in writing.

How Africa HR Solutions Can Help You in Ghana

Our employer of record solution enables customers to run payroll in Ghana while Africa HR Solutions takes care of tax calculations, and compliance management issues are lifted from their shoulders on ours. As an African Employer of Record professional, we manage employment best practices, statutory and market norm, benefits, and employee expenses, in addition to severance and termination if required.

Also, we keep you updated of any amendments to local employment laws in Ghana.

When using our services, your new employee is up and ready even sooner, since he has a better on-boarding transition. You’ll have peace of mind knowing you have a team of dedicated employment professionals, backed by years of experience, helping with each hire.

Africa HR Solutions lets you focus on running efficiently your core business.




Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.

Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.

Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.



Head of Legal & Compliance

A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.

Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.

He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.

alex daruty


Head of Commercial

Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.

With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.

His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.

He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.

Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.