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People and Organisation

Building the workforce of the future

Overview

Tremendous forces are radically reshaping the workplace. There are new organisational, talent, human resource and technology challenges being faced as business leaders wrestle with disruptive innovation, global trade, skills mismatches and the constant tests of risk and regulation.

Organisations need to redefine the way work gets done and create innovative talent ecosystems that build engaged, enabled and agile workforces.

At PwC, we build tailored people and organisation solutions to help our clients achieve their strategic ambitions.

 

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How we can help

People Effectiveness

Salary and benefits surveys

  • We help companies benchmark their salaries, allowances and benefits to find out if they are remunerating their employees competitively. 
  • We develop salary structures and pay schemes that are competitive, tax compliant, tax efficient and appreciated by your employees. 
  • We carry out frequent surveys and have available up to date salary benchmarks.

Executive and non-executive directors’ remuneration and practices benchmarking

  • We help organizations measure how well they are doing relative to the market they are operating in, when it comes to remunerating directors, be they executive or non-executive board directors. 
  • We analyze their fees, sitting allowances and benefits annually to come up with industry benchmarks amongst other demographics such as diversity and performance measures. 

Employee engagement surveys

  • We conduct inhouse employee surveys to measure aspects such as working environment, leadership effectiveness, employees’ commitment and pride amongst other factors that influence levels of staff engagement. 
  • We work with you to agree the thematic areas you would like to survey and generate an engagement index that you can track over time.

Wellness surveys

  • Employee wellness has been thrust to the limelight not only due to the importance this plays in ensuring optimal productivity at the workplace, but because of the ongoing pandemic.
  • We explore with you, mental wellness, physical wellness and even financial wellbeing and how best to implement strategies that enhance overall employee wellbeing.

Short term and long-term incentive schemes

  • We help organizations review their STI and LTI schemes with the aim of enhancing staff retention. Reach out to us if you need advice of how best to set up these schemes.

People Risk Assurance (PRA)

We help companies with the planning and implementation of their strategy through practical advice which ensures that such companies pay the right employee taxes and social security.

Our services include:

  • Drafting/reviewing employment contracts and expatriate policies.
  • Advising on Pay As You Earn (PAYE) obligations arising out of contracts/secondments.
  • Advising on taxation of employer-provided benefits in accordance with the tax legislation.
  • Wealth management and personal financial management for high net-worth persons.
  • Tax consulting on targeted incentives and benefits – to include staff cost optimization tool.
  • Compliance reviews/health checks/personal tax due diligences.
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) audit support and support in dispute resolution.
  • Independent contractor versus employee employee testing and advice.
  • Employee Share Option Scheme (ESOP) tax advice on set up, implementation post implementation review.
  • Pensions and retirement withdrawals and taxation of the pensions.
  • Private ruling applications with regards to personal tax matters.
  • Tax consultations/briefings for international assignees/expatriate employees – both inbounds and out-bounds.

Immigration Services

Compliance services

Undertaking an end to end process of securing immigration documents for assignees. The process includes: drafting application packs; lodgment of immigration papers; endorsement of permits and support during foreign ID registration. Specifically, the products under compliance include:

  • Immigration briefings for new assignees.
  • Processing work permits and passes (special, dependants, students, re-entry, and research/internship).
  • Support on regularization of immigration statuses.
  • Endorsements and transfer endorsements.
  • Processing of visas (multiple and referred visas)
  • Cancellation of work permits.
  • Support on deferred immigration processes.
  • Assistance on processing of clearance letters.

Other compliance services include:

  • Processing of KRA PIN certificates.
  • Document translation.
  • Document authentication through Mission offices.
  • Processing of police clearance certificates (PCC).
  • Drivers’ license applications/conversions.
  • Foreigner identity verifications.

Consulting and capacity building

  • Immigration audits; immigration quotas planning; immigration compliance advisory services.
  • Processing citizenship applications.
  • Processing permanent residency applications.
  • Company profile drafting for immigration use.
  • Lodgement of appeals with the Cabinet Secretary office on contested decision(s).
  • Training on immigration related topics.

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Steve Okello

Steve Okello

Partner, Tax Services Leader, PwC Kenya

Tel: +254 (0) 20 2855116

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