Cayman Islands
Hire Employees & Contractors

Cayman Islands

Compliantly hire your distributed team members in


Cayman Islands

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Hiring in


Cayman Islands

isn't so simple. Borderless can help.

To hire new employees in


Cayman Islands

, your business must have a local legal entity or an Employer of Record like Borderless in place already. Then there’s the management of local employment compliance, taxes, benefits, payroll, and more. Hiring contractors poses similar challenges.

Borderless handles all of that for you, so you can focus on getting to work with your new team member in


Cayman Islands

while staying fully compliant with local laws and compliance.

Primary Language



Cayman Islands Dollar

Payroll Frequency


Public Holidays

11 days

Employer Taxes


Cost of Living Index


Statutory Leave

2 weeks

Sick Leave

10 days

Maternity Leave

12 weeks

Important: Risks of misclassification

In many countries like


Cayman Islands

, the treatment of employees and contractors is different. If you misclassify a new team member, you could be subjected to penalties and fines. Let Borderless get this right for you, so you don’t have to worry.

Payment Information

Minimum Wage

KYD 2,211 - 7,475 per month.

Overtime Pay

The standard working hours are 9 hours per day and 45 hours per week. Overtime pay must be paid at 1.5 times the employee's basic wage.

Additional Pay

Bereavement leave: When a member of an employee's close family passes away, they are entitled to up to five days off work.

Payroll Cycle

For all Borderless customers, employee payments will be made in equal monthly installments on or before the last working day of each calendar month, payable in arrears.

Employer Costs & Taxes

5%: Pensions

Employee Costs & Taxes

There are no income taxes imposed on employees in the Cayman Islands.

Employment Information

Termination Process

Employers can terminate employees at anytime when there is a just cause. For example, if the employee commits a work-related offense. However, if the employee finds the termination is unfair, they are entitled to file a complaint within 90 day of the termination.

Notice period

In the Cayman Islands, the notice period is normally one month long.

Probation Period

The typical probation period is 6 months and can increase upon agreement between the employer and employee.

Severance Details

The typical severance pay is 1 week of salary for every year of employment, capping at 12 weeks.

Benefits of working in a country abroad

Borderless Benefits Packages in


Cayman Islands

When the world is your competition, it pays to incentivize new hires and existing alike. Borderless benefits packages typically include:

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Contributions

Learn how to hire quickly and easily in


Cayman Islands

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