Uganda HR Outsourcing

Sharing borders with South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda is known to be Africa’s leading coffee exporter. The country is rich in natural resources, including oil fields, and has huge potential in agriculture and hydroelectric spheres. As the country collaborates with international bodies such as the World Bank to transform into a modern and thriving economy, the opportunities for employment outsourcing are rising.

Africa HR Solutions is the go-to HR outsourcing expert across Africa. We help companies in defining a tailored Uganda HR outsourcing strategy to establish their office and subsidiary even if they do not have a legal entity yet. Our services include Professional Employer Organisation (PEO), Employer of Record, payroll solutions among other ancillary services.

Country Profile - Uganda

Population: 42.7 mn

Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $37.37 bn

GDP Growth: 6.1%

Inflation: 2.6%

Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 4.9%

Unemployment Rate: 1.7%

Capital: Kampala

Currency: Ugandan shilling

Languages: Swahili, English

Uganda employer of record

Uganda's Economy

Bordered by South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda is known to be Africa’s leading coffee exporter. The country has abundant natural resources such as fertile land, oil fields, hydroelectric potential and is dedicating more efforts to the agricultural sector. The Covid-19 pandemic has affected several sectors including, tourism, trade, manufacturing, construction as well as agriculture too. Uganda is also working with the World Bank to transform the country from a peasant to a modern, prosperous economy by 2040, and receiving international aid to invest in infrastructure projects.

Interesting Facts About Uganda

Around 1/4 of Uganda’s GDP comes from agriculture

The country is famous for producing tea, tobacco,

and cotton
Uganda’s main export is coffee

It is the second-largest landlocked country in the world

Uganda welcomes around one million tourists every year

Public Holidays in Uganda

New Year’s Day

NRM Liberation Day

International Women’s Day

Good Friday

Easter Monday

Labour Day

Martyrs’ Day

National Heroes’ Day

Eid al-Fitr

Independence Day

Eid al-Aduha

Christmas Day

Boxing Day

Employment in Uganda

It is recommended to have a strong employment agreement in Uganda, which can be in a verbal or written format. A written agreement is preferred, outlining all information about their job, that is their monthly wage, compensation, leaves, bonus if applicable as well as termination requirements. Being the go-to HR outsourcing expert in Africa, Africa HR Solutions craft a comprehensive offering to ensure your move to Uganda is easy and complies with all laws and policies. Our dedicated team also assists you in crafting a competitive benefits scheme to attract the right talent to your organisation while you focus on running your business hassle-free.