Top 10 Trade Associations in Uganda | Sectoral Associations & Membership Organizations in Uganda


Business associations have always been known to bring together business owners from a specific area or all the corners of the country. These may range from national associations to those that encompass businesses in individual sectors, districts, counties, cities, or neighborhoods. It doesn’t matter what the scope is but any business association can provide several benefits to businesses who pay subscription fees. Membership into a business association or a professional [...]

Collective Bargaining Strategies and Negotiations with Trade Unions in Uganda


Collective bargaining is the process of negotiation that takes place between Trade Unions (Labor unions) and Employers. Representation by employers in most cases is by management who may come along with Board members in certain organizations. Collective bargaining takes place in respect of the terms and conditions of employment of employees such as remunerations, working conditions, grievance handling procedures, and the rights and responsibilities of trade unions. In Uganda, this [...]

How to Find A Job in Uganda, Kenya, And Rwanda


It does not matter whether you’re still at school, a recent graduate, or employed and want a change of role, looking for a job can be quite a challenging process. You have to handle it delicately to get the benefits of finding a good job The job market across the East African region (Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda are desirous positive for jobseekers. With quite a higher youth unemployment it is [...]

8 Areas of Business Due Diligence & Requirements for Management Compliance Assessment


Do you want your business to benefit from contracts with the government, international organizations, and established corporate companies? If your answer to this question is Yes, then you must demonstrate higher levels of commitment to compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. You must follow the highest standards of business ethics. Your company and all your business partners must be ready to take responsibility for ethical behaviour. You have [...]

Minimum Wage in Uganda – The Long Awaited Legislation


For anyone wanting to see the minimum wage in Uganda might have to pause because its approval by the president never came to fruition even after parliament passed the legislation. In February 2019, Parliament unanimously passed the Minimum Wage Bill, 2015 which was disallowed by the President in August 2019. A minimum wage is the lowest payment that employers can legally pay their workers. It is also known as the [...]

Money Lenders in Uganda – How to Start the Moneylending Busines Right


Money lending is another perfect business idea that can be successful in Uganda. if you have capital and you’re ready to begin, you need to ensure that your new business is well planned out, registered properly with the relevant authorities, and legally compliant. Who is A Money Lender? As defined in the tier 4 microfinance and money lenders act (money lenders) regulations, 2017, a “Moneylender” means a company engaging or [...]

12 Services at The One Stop Center (OSC) eBiz For Investors Starting Business in Uganda


In a bid to foster private sector development, the Government of the Republic of Uganda created a One Stop Center. This is an inter-institutional project that brings together all players that make it easy for both local and foreign investors and entrepreneurs to easily start and operate a profitable business in Uganda. The center was established to integrate services of key government agencies with an online platform that will enable [...]

Writing A Winning Tender Bid Response to The Different Solicitations in Uganda


Scope – This Article Discusses the Best Ways for Planning A Tender Response and Prepare the Most Appropriate Responses to A Request for Proposal (RFP, Request for Information (RFI), and Request for Quotation (RFQ. This Content Will Also Help You Learn How to Write A Winning Tender Bid Response to The Different Solicitations in Uganda. This Article Is Simply A Guide and Does Not in Any Way Guarantee That You [...]

Occupational Safety and Health for The Oil and Gas Industry in Uganda


Scope – This Article Was Written by Mr. Robert Mwesige for information to help workers and employers identify and eliminate hazards in their workplaces especially those involved in the oil and gas sector. The article introduces applicable OSH regulatory requirements, as well as proposed industry interventions and guidance aimed at identifying, preventing, and controlling exposure to hazards. Just like any other sector of the economy, the Oil and Gas Industry [...]

How to Create A Great Workplace Induction Checklist for New Employees


Induction is an opportunity to welcome your recruit to the organization. It can help them settle in and ensure they have the knowledge and support they need to perform their role. You need the right tools and information to handle the different phases of the induction including pre-boarding, Day 1, and the first 90 Days. Hiring the best person for the job requires planning, preparation, organization, and working through a [...]

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