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Bermuda Cost of Living

One of the first things that many ask us about when considering a relocation of this nature is the relative cost of living. There is no denying it – Bermuda’s cost of living is fairly high. However, in order to develop a true picture, we recommend constructing a budget to examine what you will earn relative to your expenses on the island. While costs will ultimately vary based on one’s personal situation, wants and needs,

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Scuba divers in Cayman

Diving in Cayman

The Cayman Islands are known as one of the world’s premier places to snorkel and scuba dive. The Islands boast a wide variety of marine life in beautiful, crystal clear waters surrounded by healthy coral reefs and ideal temperatures year round. The water is where some residents say the true beauty of the Cayman Islands can be found. With an abundance of tropical fish, unique colours and warm waters, this sport is a favorite pastime

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The basics of Canadian taxes

One of the many benefits of working offshore, aside from the lifestyle, is that many of these locations have very little to no income tax which can obviously have a huge impact on your bottom line. For instance, in the Cayman Islands, there is no personal income tax at all. In Bermuda, there is a payroll tax with an Employer and Employee portion. Employers have the option to deduct the full employee portion of payroll

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Do you have the right stuff?

Considering working in Bermuda or the Cayman Islands? Your resume may be a perfect match to the job description, but how do you know if YOU are right for what awaits you in Bermuda or the Caribbean? This can be a difficult question. In the conversations we’ve had with thousands of candidates over the years we’ve learned that there is no one personality profile that provides a reliable answer to this question. We have seen

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Relocating to Bermuda

What’s involved in relocating to this subtropical paradise? So you’ve successfully interviewed and received an offer of employment in Bermuda. Congratulations! In order for you to now move forward, your future employer will be required to apply for and be granted a work permit on your behalf.  While the employer is responsible for submitting the application to the Government, this will involve a bit of running around on your end in order to gather the

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