A study from the University of Ghana estimated that small businesses in Ghana contributed about 85% of employment of Manufacturing employment and further summited that SMEs contributed about 70% of Ghana’s GDP and this account for about 92% of Businesses in Ghana.

Benchmarking the 2013 National MSMEs Survey in Nigeria, it’s now on record that as at
May 22, 2015, Nigeria’s MSMEs had employed 60 Million Nigerians which by insights accounts for 48% of GDP as at 2015.  In January 2017, this position was also referenced by the Vice president of Nigeria, Professor Osinbajo while flagging off the Nationwide Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Clinics for Viable enterprises in Aba, Eastern Nigerian’s commercial hub.

In Kenya, the United Nation’s Development Programme –UNDP support papers on Economic Empowerment Pregramme for MSMEs as a Suppliers to extractive Industry, It was presented that SMEs as at 2013 employed 6.4 Million persons which accounted for 84% of the total Kenya Workforce.

In a recent Development, Nigeria’s Apex SMEs regulatory agency Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) in partnership with National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)  outlined the general parameters, benchmarks and directions within which MSMEs’ programmes, interventions and initiatives are going to implemented, monitored and evaluated.

Being knowledgeable in Africa’s business eco-space and the interests of various governments to make Small businesses sustainable, HRLeverage has an HR Banquet offerings directed towards helping small business get people and processes right from the starts. We understand that more than 17 million small businesses in Nigeria are in the informal sector which have no required operational standards, We have a tailored  Small business service for the SMEs.

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In a Deloitte survey as sponsored by Facebook about the future of work and that of organisations,   C-level executives in September 2016 were already beginning to embrace digital culture, tools, and approaches to help leaders ease the corporate transition. In same light, we agree that work in the future will be more networked, more developed, more mobile, more team- based, more project-based, more collaborative, more real-time, and more fluid.  To this extent we are in tuned with the mastery driving organizational cultural changes across  generations. We help you identify series of drivers coming together to create disruptive modification in the talent landscape:

Like ever before we believe Culture is critical organization’s issue, hence, we help to develop cultural strategies tailored to the success of your businesses.  Our Human Capital experts leverage on research, analytics, and people business insights to support design and implement the HR, talent, leadership, organization, and change programs that enable business performance through people performance.

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According to Dr. Austin Nweze, the president of the Association of Outsourcing Professionals of Nigeria, AOPN, outsourcing holds the key to job creation. The projection is that by 2020 outsourcing is expected to have created a minimum of 38 million jobs globally, while the online industry will be moving from $15 billion to $25 billion, creating 30 million jobs.
This stand was also supported Bitange Ndemo, the Kenyan Information and Technology Permanent Secretary who revealed that Kenya has a strategy to create up to 30,000 annual jobs in the outsourcing sector alone. This means outsourcing isn’t just be beneficial to organisation, but also to it’s the national workforce.
According to Whitelane Research, by exposing your business to other perspectives and outside skills, you can be sure that your business will be in good hands.  Hence as outsourcing becomes a major pathway for driving innovation in business, outsourcing is expected to see growth across all functional sectors particularly IT, Customer Service, Finance and HR.

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From our research, for companies to be more competitive, Human Resources Management had to adapt swiftly to the rapid changes in technology and the effect of globalization as wellas institutional  regulations to a workforce demanding for remote and  job flexibilities. According to The Huffington Post Inc, by 2020 the Millennials who had entered into the work space within early 2000 (millennium) will now occupy about 75% of the global workforce.  Hence, for your business to become competitive, HR is going to have to embrace and build on technological advancements which is handy to the Millennials. This will both meet employee expectations and business requirements.

Today’s technology gives HRLeverage access to the power of Big Data on how technology is impacting the way industries understand their clienteles, market and connect with existing and prospective employees.
We help you change your process from time-consuming paperworks which the Millennials considers as monotony and transfer you into a user friendly HR portals and platforms that digitizes much of the information HR needs to process.

OUR STRATEGIES FOR HRTech
We implement your Office and HR Info in the Cloud
ERP in the cloud we can help you implement pertinent HR information which can be accessed online while simple data are collected through simplified forms and automated processes. Employee information — like pensions, ITF, Housing Scheme, payroll data, Guarantor’s modification, leave management, performance reviews, and contact information — can be archived and organized in one secure location.
We help connect the dot with Mobile Technology
Imagine if your staff  didn’t need to email HR every time they had a question about your welfares, loan,  pay roll, salary; instead, they’d log on to a portal where all that informations was at their fingertips. Imagine if they could use same portal to request time off, change of contact address, or confirm contributions to life insurance for their tax savings.
HR Mobile apps make it easy for your workforce to access this kind of information anywhere and anytime and of course your HR guys also have ease of life too.
At HRLeverage we partner with associates with huge investment in HR Apps development and this is a major opportunity for your organization.

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Thinking about making a move to Africa for business? Here is the good news; According world bank opinion released in June 30, 2015, the continent has become the second most attractive investment destination in the world – ranking just behind North America. Increased investment and industrialization is currently getting the strategy, hence helping to unlock the potential job creation and poverty reduction in African countries. For example, Chinese FDI to Africa rose to $3.5 billion in 2013, and nearly all African nations are benefiting from China’s participation today. Anyone wise monitor of the global economy in the last 3 decades should know that it’s sensible to pay attention to where the Chinese are investing their money in. as a compliments, the United States has also doubled their investment in Africa in recent year.
In Ethiopia, total FDI entries in 2013 accounted for 2 percent of GDP. Intra-African investment is also on the increase, creating a virtuous loop that inspires superior foreign investment. Investors in Africa nearly tripled their share of FDI projects over the last decade, from 8 percent in 2003 to 22.8 percent in 2013.
Despite the juicy nature and opportunities in Africa, there is needs understand the human side of this business; immigration. Regulations such as expatriate quota, immigration issues may hamper your investment readiness in few African countries if certain risk are not mitigated. At HRLevereage we handle immigration matters to lessen the burden of compliance.
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