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Employment Support Scheme (ESS): Applications to Commence Next Week

Employment Support Scheme (ESS): Applications to Commence Next Week 927 740 Adam Hugill

Further clarifications have been announced by the Hong Kong SAR Government as employers start submitting the new subsidy scheme applications on 25 May 2020

Employment Support Scheme (ESS) Update

Employment Support Scheme (ESS) Update 1200 800 Adam Hugill

Muddling through the new Employment Support Scheme launched by Hong Kong Government during the COVID-19 pandemic: enhancements and clarifications are expected to follow next week!

New Relief Measure During COVID-19 Pandemic: Hong Kong Launches Employment Support Scheme

New Relief Measure During COVID-19 Pandemic: Hong Kong Launches Employment Support Scheme 1200 800 Adam Hugill

The Hong Kong government takes unprecedented measures to ensure some 1.5 million workers continue to be employed and rolls out an unprecedented HK$80 billion relief scheme

Citizenship Through Naturalisation and Applying For a Hong Kong SAR Passport

Citizenship Through Naturalisation and Applying For a Hong Kong SAR Passport 800 600 Adam Hugill

Attaining a HKSAR passport can be reasonably simple, but it can also involve complications. When questions or difficulties occur, it can be stressful and confusing.

Disability Discrimination and Cancer

Disability Discrimination and Cancer 1200 900 Adam Hugill

When hit with critical illness it is important to be aware of the protections that might be afforded. In an employment context, it is also imperative that employers understand their responsibilities and that discrimination is avoided.

Early Withdrawal of MPF When Suffering From Cancer

Early Withdrawal of MPF When Suffering From Cancer 1920 1271 Adam Hugill

How to manage your Mandatory Provident Fund account in case of cancer and other terminal illness?

Medical Leave: Rights and Protections of the Terminally Ill

Medical Leave: Rights and Protections of the Terminally Ill 1200 800 Adam Hugill

Everything should be done to try and make sure that the terminally ill and their loved ones are protected by employers. Scrutinization of the employment contract is crucial to understanding what paid sick leave rights are afforded.

Increasing the Enforceability of Post-Termination Restrictions

Increasing the Enforceability of Post-Termination Restrictions 1080 718 Adam Hugill

The uncertainty regarding the enforceability of post-termination restrictions is gradually decreasing thanks to landmark cases. In particular, U.K. judgments still carry a strong impact on Hong Kong Courts.

Protection from Discrimination and HIV Status

Protection from Discrimination and HIV Status 1800 1200 Adam Hugill

In Hong Kong HIV status is protected as a being a disability under the Disability Discrimination Ordinance

Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination in the Workplace 1080 720 Adam Hugill

In Hong Kong four different ordinances protect against discrimination on the grounds of sex, pregnancy, marital status, family status, disability and race.

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