Lebanon – Employer of Record
Expand your Business in Lebanon
Customers who want to hire personnel and manage payroll without initially setting up a branch office in Lebanon can use Connect Resources’ employer of record services. In compliance with local labor standards, your applicant is employed through our Lebanon PEO. Therefore, the candidate will obtain a position on your team and they will carry out your regional projects; exactly as if they were an employee of your business.
Customers may manage payroll in Lebanon with the help of our software and Global PEO service while we take care of the HR functions, tax, and compliancy management concerns. As a PEO expert, we handle employee expenses, legal and standard benefits, best practices for employment contracts, and termination when necessary. Also, we will inform you of any changes to Lebanon’s regional employment laws.
The Middle Eastern country of Lebanon has a demographic of about 6.7 million people. Beirut, with a total population of 2.435 million, is Lebanon’s capital.
French is taught as a second language in 70% of Lebanon’s secondary schools, and an additional 15% of Lebanese are regarded as “partial francophones.” Comparatively, 30% of Lebanon’s secondary schools offer English as a second language. Around 20% of the population spoke French on a daily basis as of 2005, which is a legacy of France’s historical ties to the area.
Employment contracts in Lebanon can be written or verbal; however, it is really ideal to have a solid contract in Arabic. Subsequently, it must outline the terms of the employee’s pay, benefits, and termination obligations. Also, the salary and any other compensation amounts should always be specified in Lebanese pounds.
Lebanese employees are limited to 48 hours of work each week. For extra hours worked, overtime pay is 50% more. Companies can hire our excellent EOR services to assist them in adhering to this regulation.
There are thirteen national holidays in Lebanon.
After one year of work, employees obtain 15 days of annual leave pay per year.
The following sick days are available to workers who have been with the same employer for more than the three-month period of probation:
Presently, Lebanese legislation authorizes pregnant women to take no more than of ten weeks of personal leave with compensation. On the other hand, fathers can obtain no more than 3 days of leave.
Most companies offer this benefit to their employees in Lebanon.
Employees can obtain 2 extra days of leave with pay in the case of a family member’s death.
Companies can terminate their employees’ contracts due to economical, technical, or force majeure situations; according to the labor law. Consequently, they need to provide a written notice of termination. In addition, employers must provide the employee with a clarification for the reason of termination. The notice period can go from one to four months depending of the years of service of the employee. Furthermore, companies need to provide severance pay, it can range between two months to a year’s worth of income.
The VAT rate is 11% in the region.
It takes time, money, and complexity to set up a subsidiary in Lebanon and hire a small crew. Strong worker safeguards are provided by Lebanese labor law, which requires particular care and familiarity with regional best practices. Expanding into Lebanon is simple and effortless with Connect Resources.
Without having to deal with the hassle of establishing a foreign branch office, we can assist you in hiring the candidate of your choice, deal with HR issues and payroll, and make sure you’re in compliance with national laws. You can relax and concentrate on running your business with the help of our Global Employer of Record and Lebanon PEO solution.