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Expanding to Ukraine? EOR Services Help You Hire Globally, Pay Locally, Expand Effortlessly

When it comes to global business expansion, INS Global is the ideal partner to help you streamline the entire expansion process from start to finish. By collaborating with our experienced Employer of Record in Ukraine, you can easily recruit, hire, and manage employees without the need to establish a local entity.  

We understand the complexities and expenses involved in international expansion and provide secure, efficient, and cost-effective PEO services in Ukraine for sourcing, employing, and managing local talent. With INS Global’s exceptional PEO services available in Ukraine and over 100 countries worldwide, you can effortlessly manage a diverse, global workforce from anywhere in the world.  

Our dedicated Employer of Record (EOR) in Ukraine acts as the authorized employer for your employees, taking charge of all HR-related activities on your behalf. This streamlined process allows you to expand within days, not weeks or months, saving both time and costs associated with growing your business internationally.

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Employer of Record in Ukraine

Advantages of Using a Professional Employer Organization in Ukraine

Ensure Legal Compliance

PEOs in Ukraine have local expertise that allows them to comply with even the most complex of labor regulations. This empowers your company to grow without having to worry about fines and penalties slowing you down. 

Reduced Expansion Costs

Working with a local PEO allows you to expand internationally in a more cost-effective way. Since you dont have to manage your HR-related tasks, you can focus on growing your business more efficiently. 

Focus on Growing Your Business

PEOs take all the HR-related responsibilities off your shoulders so that you can align your team toward your global goals. From payroll processing to recruitment and contract management, we handle all the HR-related admin on your behalf. 

Expand Seamlessly

If you were to set up a new company overseas, the process could take anywhere from 4 to 12 months. On the other hand, working with a PEO in Ukraine can have you running in less than a week. This makes it ideal to take full advantage of opportunities as soon as they arrive. 

Manage Your HR Online

INS Global offers you a modern, simple, cloud-based HR platform that lets you manage your HR remotely. This essentially allows you to manage your diverse workforce from anywhere in the world. 

Why Choose an EOR in Ukraine Over Company Incorporation?

Establishing a new company can get incredibly complicated quickly. Additionally, it can take 4 to 12 months just to get started in Ukraine. EOR services simplify the process and saves you both time and money in the process.  

Working with a Ukrainian EOR… 

  • Reduces costs  
  • Saves time 
  • Ensures legal compliance 
  • Streamlines expansion plans 
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 Ukraine Work?

INS Global’s PEO in Ukraine allows your company to expand abroad in 4 simple steps 

  1. We work with you to create an individualized strategic expansion plan that meets all your needs. 
  1. Our organization provides the legal entity to help attract and manage employees in Ukraine, whether they’re transfers or new hires. 
  1. We handle HR-related responsibilities such as hiring, contract management, and payroll processing to ensure consistent legal compliance. 
  1. Your employees can focus on your business goals while we take care of managing HR and ensuring legal compliance. 

The Difference Between PEO And Employer of Record Services in Ukraine?

When expanding internationally, you may be considering working with a PEO (Professional Employment Organization) or an EOR (Employer of Record) in Ukraine. Here’s a quick look at the differences you should know about to choose the service that best suits your needs. 

  • PEOs offer HR-related services to your employees and handle tasks such as payroll processing, tax compliance, and contract management.  
  • EORs are very similar to PEOs but can also recruit and hire employees on your behalf. 
  • In a PEO arrangement, the contract is between you and the employee. 
  • In an EOR arrangement, you curate the contract, but it’s made between the EOR and the employee on behalf of your business. 

Labor Law in Ukraine - 2024

Employment Contracts in Ukraine

  • Employment in Ukraine typically comes with a written letter of employment. 
  • Employers can include a probation period, but it cannot last longer than 1 month for blue-collar workers or 3 months for other employees.  
  • Employers can terminate employees without severance during or after the probation period. 
  • The employment contract should describe the nature of the contract and the role of the employee moving forward.  
  • An employer can end the contract early if there’s been a violation of the agreed-upon terms of employment.  
  • Employees typically get 2 months’ notice if they have done nothing wrong but are made redundant. If the employee is at fault, no notice is required.  
  • Employees who are eligible for severance pay generally get 1 to 6 months’ salary. This is dependent on the reason for termination and is based on their most recent salary. 

Working Hours in Ukraine

  • Ukraine has a 5-day working week from Monday to Friday. 
  • Full-time employees are expected to work 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. 
  • Part-time employees work around 20 hours per week. 
  • Employees are entitled to a higher hourly rate for working overtime. This is generally 200% of the standard hourly rate. 

Annual Leave in Ukraine

  • Ukraine has 9 official public holidays. However, this can vary depending on the region. 
  • Employees are entitled to a minimum of 24 days of paid time off per year. Those under the age of 18 are entitled to 31 days. 
  • The structure for leave is subject to the employer and the needs of the business.  

Sick Leave in Ukraine

  • Ukrainian labor law states that employees are entitled to their full salary for the first 5 days of sick leave.  
  • After that period, employees must claim their salary from the Social Security Fund. The rate can range depending on how long they have been employed, but ranges from 50% to 100% of their usual salary. 
  • Employees must notify their employer as early as possible when taking sick leave and provide a medical certificate as proof of illness.  

Maternity / Paternity Leave in Ukraine

  • Ukrainian labor law states that female employees are entitled to 126 days of paid maternity leave. 70 of these days must be taken before the estimated date of childbirth, and the remaining 56 can be taken after.  
  • The Social Security Fund compensates employees 100% of their usual salary during maternity leave. 
  • There is no paid paternity leave in Ukraine. However, fathers can take 2 weeks of unpaid leave after the birth of their child. 
  • Employees must provide their employer with a copy of the child’s birth certificate and a certificate from the mother’s place of work confirming her date of return. 

Tax Laws in Ukraine

  • Employers in Ukraine are responsible for deducting all taxes and social contributions. 
  • Generally, the payroll contributions made by employers are around 22%. This includes all social contributions on behalf of the employer.  
  • Employees contribute 0.6% towards their own social security. 
  • Ukrainian employees are subject to personal income tax set at 18%. There is also a 1.5% levy for Military and Defense, totaling 19.5%. 
  • The corporate income tax rate in Ukraine is set at 15%. 
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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.

The cost of PEO services in Ukraine typically depends on a percentage of your employee’s salary. 

Yes, working with an Employer of Record in Ukraine is a legal and efficient solution for expanding while reducing costs. 

Salaries are usually processed monthly 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 simplifies recruitment and staff management remotely, reducing the costs associated with managing an international workforce. 

Certainly, an Employer of Record in Ukraine can recruit and hire employees from all regions, expanding your talent pool to allow you to pursue opportunities everywhere. 

Modifications to employment contracts in Ukraine require mutual agreement, but a Ukrainian PEO ensures compliance with local labor laws. 

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

INS Global tailors its services to your needs, allowing you to recruit and hire as many employees as necessary for your expansion plans. 

Termination costs vary depending on the circumstances. Employees are generally entitled to at least 1 months pay when let go. Employees typically get 1 to 6 months severance depending on the grounds for dismissal and the individual employment contract.  

In Ukraine, you can hire employees for both in-person and remote opportunities, ensuring cost efficiency during market entry. 

Certainly! Our recruitment experts have extensive experience in hiring top talent globally and provide comprehensive support in recruiting, hiring, and managing your workforce. 

Ukraine observes 9 national holidays, and most employees are entitled to a paid day off. Working on these holidays usually involves a higher hourly rate. 

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

Yes! INS Global facilitates the recruitment and management of a diverse workforce remotely, allowing you to hire both Ukrainian citizens and foreigners.