Employer of Record in Antigua and Barbuda | INS Global

Employer of Record in Antigua and Barbuda

Hire Globally, Pay Locally, Expand Effortlessly

When it comes to expanding your business on a global scale, INS Global offers a comprehensive solution. Through collaboration with our experienced Employer of Record in Antigua and Barbuda, you have the ability to effortlessly attract, hire, and oversee employees without the requirement of establishing a local entity. This allows you to successfully navigate the intricacies and expenses that come with international expansion. 

Our PEO services in Antigua and Barbuda provide a secure, efficient, and cost-effective solution for sourcing, employing, and managing local talent. With INS Global’s exceptional PEO services available in Antigua and Barbuda and more than 160 countries worldwide, you can effortlessly manage a diverse and international workforce from anywhere in the world. 

By serving as the authorized employer, our dedicated Employer of Record (EOR) in Antigua and Barbuda assumes full responsibility for all HR-related activities on your behalf. This streamlined process enables you to expand your business within the span of a week, significantly reducing both the time and costs associated with growing your business overseas. 

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Employer of Record in Antigua and Barbuda

Advantages of Using a Professional Employer Organization in Antigua and Barbuda

Legal Compliance

For companies that may not have the budget or staffing to operate entire HR departments that can manage HR operations for overseas workers, PEOs provide all the services required to function efficiently.

Lower Expansion Costs

Working with a local PEO allows you to expand internationally at a fraction of the cost. Since you don’t have to create a new company, you can reduce your overheads and expand to new markets faster. 

Focus on Growing Your Company

EORs take all the HR-related responsibilities off your shoulders so that you can focus on growing your business efficiently. This empowers your staff to work towards your goals knowing that all the admin and HR are being taken care of.  

Expand Quickly and Effortlessly

If you were to set up a new company overseas, the process can take anywhere from 4 to 12 months. Working with a local EOR/PEO can have you running in less than a week. This makes expanding to new countries quick, easy, and cost-effective. 

Manage Your HR Remotely

INS Global offers you a way to manage your global workforce online. With modern cloud technology you can build and manage your international workforce from anywhere in the world.  

Why Choose an EOR in Antigua and Barbuda Over Company Incorporation?

Establishing a new company takes time but also increases your operational overheads. On the other hand, working with an EOR in Antigua and Barbuda streamlines the entire process.  

Working with an Antiguan EOR… 

  • Saves time 
  • Reduces costs 
  • Ensures legal compliance 
  • Allows you to focus on growth 
testimonial from Manuel Ramos


Manuel Ramos


Managing Director

We think INS Global is a good solution about starting in a market like China. Understanding the market doesn’t mean you need to set up a company immediately. 


How Does an EOR In Antigua and Barbuda Work?

INS Global’s PEO in Antigua and Barbuda empowers your company to expand abroad in just four simple steps 

  1. We work with you to create a strategic plan that meets all your needs. 
  2. Our organization provides a legal entity to help hire and manage staff in Antigua and Barbuda. 
  3. We handle HR-related tasks such as hiring, contract management, and payroll processing to ensure legal compliance. 
  4. Your employees focus on your goals while we take care of HR and legal compliance. 

The Difference Between PEO And Employer of Record Services in Antigua and Barbuda?

When expanding abroad, you may be considering working with a PEO (Professional Employment Organization) or an EOR (Employer of Record) in Antigua and Barbuda. Here’s what you need to know about these two options. 

  • PEOs offer HR-related services to your employees and handles tasks such as processing payroll, social security deductions, and contract management.  
  • EORs are very similar to PEOs but can legally recruit and manage employees on your behalf. 
  • In a PEO arrangement, the contract is established between you and the employee. 
  • In an EOR arrangement, you direct the contract, but it is made between the EOR and the employee on behalf of your business. 

Labor Law in Antigua and Barbuda - 2024

Employment Contracts in Antigua and Barbuda

  • Employment in Antigua and Barbuda starts with an official offer of employment.  
  • Employers may include a probation period, but this period cannot exceed 3 months. 
  • The employment contract should describe the nature of the role, including working hours and general responsibilities.  
  • Employees are generally entitled to severance pay if they are let go without cause. This pay is 1 days’ pay for every month that they have worked for the company. 
  • A notice period of 30 days is not legally required, unless specified in the individual employment contract. 

Working Hours

  • The working week in Antigua and Barbuda starts on Monday and ends on Friday. 
  • Full-time employees work 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. 
  • Part-time employees work 20 hours per week. 
  • Employees are entitled to a higher hourly rate for overtime. This is generally 150% of the normal rate. 

Annual Leave in Antigua and Barbuda

  • Antigua and Barbuda have 12 official national holidays. 
  • Employees are entitled to a minimum of 28 days of paid time off per year. 
  • Some employees can get extended annual leave up to 35 days 
  • Employees may be entitled to additional time off according to their employment contract. 
  • The scheduling of time off is subject to the employer and the staffing needs of the business.  

Sick Leave in Antigua and Barbuda

  • Antiguan labor law allows employees to up to 12 days of sick leave. 
  • Employees should notify their employers before the working day and provide a medical certificate as proof of illness.  
  • Employers are required to pay the employees standard salary for the first 12 days.  
  • If an employee is sick for longer than 12 days in a calendar year, they can claim from social security for a portion of their salary. 

Maternity / Paternity Leave in Antigua and Barbuda

  • According to Antiguan labor regulations, female employees are entitled to 13 weeks of paid maternity leave. 
  • Maternity leave can start as early as 6 weeks before the expected birth of the child.  
  • There is no labor regulation for paternity leave. 

Tax Laws in Antigua and Barbuda

  • Employers in Antigua and Barbuda are responsible for withholding all taxes and social contributions. 
  • The total social security contributions amount to 14% of earnings, with 8% being paid by the employer and 6% paid by the employee. 
  • The corporate income tax rate in Antigua and Barbuda is set at 25%. 
  • There is no personal income tax for employees in Antigua and Barbuda.  
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No, it is necessary to use a local entity abroad to comply with each country labor law.

Foreign companies can either set up a local entity in each country or use the services a local PEO (Professional Employment Organization) to hire the staff on-site directly.

The employer of record is the legal entity liable for the staff employed in a specific country. In practice, a foreign company can either open a subsidiary to become the employer of record of its abroad employees or use a PEO to act as the employer of record.

Liabilities may vary from country to country and include all the staff management responsibilities: labor contract issues, payroll management, and tax compliance, social security management, expenses claim declaration, hiring and termination
procedures, etc.

In general, 1-month is necessary to have an employee based out abroad using an existing PEO as the employe of record. When incorporating a new subsidiary to be the employer of record, the delay varies from 4-12 months.

PEO services streamline your expansion plan, and the costs typically depend on a percentage of your employee’s salary. 

Yes, collaborating with an Employer of Record in Antigua and Barbuda is a legal and efficient solution that simplifies your expansion plans while reducing costs. 

Salaries are generally processed on a monthly basis for full-time employees, while part-time workers may prefer weekly or bi-monthly payments. Employers are responsible for deducting taxes and social contributions. 

INS Global streamlines and optimizes recruitment, hiring, and staff management remotely, reducing the costs associated with managing an international workforce. 

Absolutely, an Employer of Record in Antigua and Barbuda can recruit and hire employees from all regions, expanding your talent pool. 

Modifications to employment contracts necessitate mutual agreement. An Antiguan PEO ensures compliance with local labor laws. 

Yes, employers in Antigua and Barbuda are responsible for deducting taxes and social contributions from employee salaries. 

INS Global customizes its services to meet your specific requirements, assisting you in recruiting and hiring as many employees as needed for your expansion plans. 

Termination costs vary depending on the circumstances. However, employees are generally entitled to 1 days’ pay for every month of service.  

In Antigua and Barbuda, you have the flexibility to hire employees for both in-person and remote opportunities, ensuring cost-efficiency during market entry. 

Yes! Our recruitment experts possess extensive experience in sourcing top talent globally. We provide comprehensive support in recruiting, hiring, and managing your workforce, regardless of your location. 

Antigua and Barbuda observe 12 national holidays, and most employees are entitled to a paid day off. Working on these holidays usually involves receiving a higher hourly rate. 

Employers must comply with strict labor laws and regulations to avoid penalties and fines. Collaborating with an experienced PEO in Antigua and Barbuda ensures compliance during seamless expansion. 

Definitely! INS Global facilitates the recruitment and management of a diverse workforce remotely, making it easy to hire both Antiguan citizens and foreigners.