What is an Employer of Record?
Employer of Record (EOR) service is a third-party arrangement in which an employer hires a Human Resource (HR) Agency to provide HR services on behalf of the Employer Organization. The Agency hires and pays an Employer’s employee on behalf of the Employer and takes responsibility for all formal employment and HR tasks.
The EOR provider or HR agency assumes all legal responsibilities over the Employer’s employees and is the Local Employer in the country of operation
As an Employer Of Records service provider or HR Agency in East Africa, we primarily provide a compliance service. We help our clients comply with local labour laws in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
There are a few terms used to signify a third-party Employer of Record has been engaged, such as a local employer, local partner, local EOR, back-office staffing, and in China, a FESCO (Foreign Enterprise Service Company).
An Employer of Record (EOR) is a third-party organization that hires and pays an employee on behalf of another company and takes responsibility for all formal employment tasks. Using an Employer of Records allows companies to engage with overseas workers legally and efficiently either in a new country or state, without having to set up a local entity or risk violating local employment laws.
EOR is also referred to in other terminology including third-party Employer, engaged, local employer, local partner, local Employer Organization, back-office staffing, and in China, a FESCO (Foreign Enterprise Service Company).
Our range of services under our EOR Package includes