Business Advisory & Start-Up
"You want a trusted business advisor who is as committed to your success as you are."

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Sarsson Consulting specializes in offering the best business start-up and support services to companies who want to succeed. We work with companies that are pre-revenue, guide them through the growing pains of owning and operating a business and help them navigate a transition or equity event with the most upside possible. Between 2009 and 2015, we've assisted 93 new companies get off the ground and thrive.

“Sarsson Consulting meets you where you are and gets you where you want to be. Be Successful”.

Our Business Advisory & Start Up Services Offering includes:

1 Establishing a New Company in Ghana

Any investor, whether a Ghanaian or foreigner, who wants to establish a resident business entity has to register with the Registrar General’s Department (RGD) under one of the Acts named below:

The Companies Code, 1963 – Act 179
The Incorporated Private Partnership Act, 1962 – Act 152
The Business Name Act, 1962 – Act 151


Entities desiring to operate in the country as a representative of a non–resident business entity does not go through the process of incorporation under Act 179 but simply submits the required documents to the Registrar who registers them in the register of External Companies.

Investment Legislation Framework

The legal framework for investment in Ghana is regulated by the following agencies in the country:
Registrar General’s Department
Ghana Investment Promotion Centre – GIPC
Ghana Immigration Service – GIS
Ghana Revenue Authority – GRA
Environmental Protection Agency – EPA
Ghana Free Zones Board
Petroleum Commission
Minerals Commission


Sarsson Consulting can ensure the processing of the full registration of your company, partnership or branch in Ghana and we undertake these processes in a timely and cost efficient manner.

2 Company Secretarial

Sarsson Consulting can serve as your company secretary (a role which is compulsory under the Ghana Company Law) after having incorporated a company. The secretary is supplementary to the Board of Directors and is to guide the Directors on all legal and regulatory aspects.

Services Offered:

Filing of annual returns and obtaining certified true copies
Effecting all Statutory updates required in the year
Provision of minutes, representation letters and liaison with external auditors/external solicitors as may be required
Compliance Advisory Services
Liaison with Ghanaian management and regulatory authorities
Periodic update of statutory books per company per annum
Provision of template resolutions for meetings and other decisions of the BOD and shareholders
Signing of relevant documents and accounts and custody of company seal and execution on request
Attendance at Board and General Meetings including time spent on logistics and preparation for issuance of notices
Provision of local nominee director and local branch manager

3 Human Resources Company Secretarial

Human Resource has evolved light years beyond simply managing personnel. Today, strategic Human Resource is an integral part of every successful organization.

Our proprietary process of “Measured Success” means results you can see and measure. Sarsson does so by helping to create engaging, productive and profitable organizations through our expert human capital solutions.

Our HR offerings includes:
Salary Surveys & Benchmarking
Expatriate relocation services
Recruitment: Employee interviews, reference checking and vetting
Design of appropriate recruitment process
Establishment of employee contracts
Competency-based assessments
Determine training and needs analysis
Design appropriate performance appraisal systems
Introduction and orientation to the region


Our services for new businesses and projects include:

  • Conducting feasibility studies & market surveys
  • Preparing business plans
  • Identification and selection of suitable office location for clients
  • Incorporation of companies at Registrar Generals Department (RGD)
  • Registration of companies and expatriates with the Statutory Government Agencies (GIPC (GIPC); Ghana Immigration Service & Ghana Revenue Authourity)
  • Management of administration and accounting departments
  • Filing of VAT and PAYE returns
  • Advice on corporate and personal tax
  • Disposal and Buying of Companies