Living and working in Bermuda
Life in the North Atlantic
Meaningful work, attractive benefits, continuing development, sports and social events, CSR programs, employee well-being initiatives – you will have many opportunities to experience it all!
The island enjoys year-round sub-tropical sunshine, with mild winters and warm summers. Average temperatures range from about 66.5°F (18°C) in the winter, to about 83°F (28°C) in the summer. The island’s economy is primarily based on international business and the provision of financial services, with tourism being an additional contributor to Bermuda’s income.
Bermuda is known worldwide for its beautiful beaches and pristine waters. The island’s infrastructure supports an extensive range of social, community and sporting activities including diving, kite-surfing, wakeboarding, snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, rugby, football, cricket, squash, volleyball, basketball, baseball, hockey, tennis and so much more! The island is also host to a number of high-profile events throughout the year, which have included the Bermuda Open, PGA Grand Slam, 20-20 World Cricket Classic, and the long-running Rugby Classic. Bermuda is proud to be the host of the 2017 America’s Cup sailing championships.
Bermuda is located 600 miles east off the coast of North Carolina, USA. Given its proximity to North America, there are many opportunities to explore the continent with frequent direct flights to both Canada, the US and the UK. It is only 90 minutes flying time to New York, and under 3 hours flying time to Atlanta, Boston, Philadelphia, Miami, and Toronto.
Combine Bermuda’s low income tax with four weeks’ vacation and access to unpaid leave, and your travel options are endless!
World class financial services opportunities
Bermuda has an exceptional reputation as one of the premier jurisdictions for multinational companies, with a focus on the quality of business rather than the quantity. Today, nearly every Fortune 500 company has a link to Bermuda and the island ranks as one of the top three premier insurance jurisdictions in the world. Bermuda is also a worldclass center for hedge funds, private equity funds, asset finance and for incorporations of global companies seeking to list on established and international-recognized stock exchanges. Bermuda continues to attract new international companies with its sophisticated workforce and infrastructure, communications and ease of access, as well as its political and economic stability, and uncomplicated legal framework.
Career opportunities in Bermuda therefore abound for ambitious, talented professionals who would like to develop their financial services or insurance experience in a superior living environment. The opportunities for advancement are also considerable. Boasting one of the highest GDPs per capita in the world, those living and working in Bermuda will also benefit from its affluent standard of living and lack of income taxes.