Guide to employment, payroll and benefits in

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

Rivermate offers complete payroll, benefits and compliance services for

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

01. Overview

Last updated: 

August 19, 2021

Currency
Saint Helena Pound
Capital
Jamestown
Ease of doing business
Language
English
Population
6077
GDP growth

02. Grow your team in

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

with Rivermate

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

, particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

effectively, conveniently, and in full compliance with all relevant labor laws using Rivermate's global employment solution. We handle the responsibilities and legal risks associated with foreign employment so you can concentrate on growing your company.

03. Summary

Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha is a British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic that includes Saint Helena Island, Ascension Island, and the Tristan da Cunha archipelago, which includes Gough Island. It was known as Saint Helena and Dependencies until September 1, 2009, when a new constitution took effect, granting the three islands equal status as three territories under the Crown.

04. Public holidays

05. Types of leave

Paid time off

Public holidays

Sick days

Maternity leave

Paternity leave

Parental leave

Other leave

06. Employment termination

Termination process

Notice period

Severance pay

Probation period

07. Working hours

General

Overtime

08. Minimum wage

General

The Minimum Wage is £3.18 per hour for all employees at least 18 years old, and £2.23 per hour for workers between 16 and 17 years old.

09. Employee benefits

General

Mandatory benefits postulated by law include a probationary period, pay on annual leaves, public holidays, sick leaves, maternity leave, paternity leave, and overtime pay. Statutory benefits also include social security benefits.

10. Why Rivermate as your Employer of Record / PEO?

Establishing an entity in

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

simple and effortless. We can assist you with hiring your preferred talent, managing HR and payroll, and ensuring compliance with local legislation without the hassle of establishing a foreign branch office or subsidiary. Our PEO and Global Employer of Record solutions in

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

give you peace of mind so you can focus on running your business.

Please contact us if you'd like to learn more about how Rivermate can help you hire employees in

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

via our Employer of Record / PEO solution.

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