Strategically located at the crossroads of Africa and Asia, Mauritius is a peaceful country that forms part of the Indian Ocean islands that thrives on tourism, sugar, and a robust financial sector. With a skilled and bilingual workforce, the country is ranked 1st in Africa in the Ease of Doing Business Report by the World Bank.
With the rapid transformation of the country, many organisations continue to choose Mauritius to invest and relocate and expand their businesses. Africa HR Solutions can assist with all your employment outsourcing processes and ensure that you are fully compliant to the countrty’s legislation. Our Mauritius HR outsourcing services range from Professional Employer Organisation (PEO), Employer of Record, payroll outsourcing, and various ancillary solutions to help you establish and run your business with peace of mind.
Population: 1.3 mn
Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $10.91 bn
GDP Growth: 3.8%
Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 2.6%
Unemployment Rate: 6.9 %
Capital: Port Louis
Currency: Mauritian Rupee
Languages: Mauritian Creole, English, French
Considered as a peaceful, economy in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius has a talented and bilingual workforce, including legal, finance, accounting, investment and real estate professionals among others. Mauritius is a member of African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Southern African Development Community (SADC). The country has a robust banking system, a fiscal regime with corporate taxes of 15%, a vast network of f Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements (DTAAs) & Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements (IPPAs) that makes it an investment springboard to Africa. The country has a highly sought-after lifestyle, high-end infrastructure, and a thriving tourism industry that makes it a real estate hotspot.
English and French are widely spoken
Sega is the native music and dance style
Visitors can visit the dormant volcano ‘Trou Aux Cerf’, go on hiking surrounded by waterfalls and rivers, as well as experience wildlife through Casela Nature Park
The island is surrounded by the world’s third-largest network of coral reefs, heaven for scuba divers
Mauritius is well known for its beautiful, sandy beaches, authentic food and hospitality
The island has a highly sought-after lifestyle and has various leisure and shopping activities
New Year’s Day
Abolition of Slavery
Chinese Spring Festival
Assumption of the Blessed Mary
Arrival of Indentured Laborers
It is legally required to have an employment contract in Mauritius, outlining all information related to the job, wage, position, and termination details. Many employers offer additional benefits, including health insurance, company car among others. Employees are required to pay tax under the “Pay As You Earn” framework as well as the Contribution Sociale Généralisée (CSG). A notice period is applicable for employees who want to leave the position.
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